A guest blog by James Skinner for the Food, Farming & Countryside Commission on alternative financial instruments and strategies that could bring about a fundamental change in farming and food consumption.
Articles & Blogs
People like to shop - it’s deeply ingrained into our lifestyle. Even those of us who don’t tend to shop much find ourselves inadvertently being enticed to spend by beautiful images of things that we would love to own.
Francesca Monticone explores the polarisation of conversation on cheap food and community in different farming businesses in Gloucestershire.
Anthony Painter describes how a democratic economy - of everyone - might work.
Rob Allen writes about his submission to the RSA Citizen’s Economy crowdsourcing challenge ‘Making today’s economy work for tomorrow’
The Women's Institute (WI) food poverty campaign
Building healthy communities will only come when we understand that health care goes far beyond doctors, medicine and hospitals. Bill Graham explains his vision for a Community Health Service, where community and third sector ...
Community Asset Transfers have the potential to deliver significant social and economic benefits. But the evidence on benefits delivered by CATs to date is very limited. New research is seeking to unpick that.
Community businesses are particularly well placed to unlock creativity in our neighbourhoods. What can we learn from what they do?
Bill Graham, Manager at New Wortley Community Centre and participant on our Community Business Leadership Programme explains.