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Peak Moment Conversations » Blog Archive » 161: Local Food — By and For the People

161: Local Food — By and For the People

pm161_150.jpgWhat if the food system benefited local producers, nourished nearby people, and built a stronger community? Krishna Singh Khalsa of Eugene, Oregon wants to turn the food system on its head. He wants it to be run by, and for the benefit of, ordinary people — not corporate profit. He’s exploring models of local cooperative, entreprenuerial organizations where people provide the labor, share and hire resources, caretake the land, use all of nature’s abundance, support farmers and food producers, distribute food so that no one goes hungry, and build strong social bonds. Empower people, not profits!

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  1. Local food – for and by people | we live simply :: learning to live simply so others may simply live Says:

    […] is a few months old, but it’s another great video from Peak Moment Conversations… What if the food system benefited local producers, nourished nearby people, and built a […]

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