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Tag Archives: food
Invisible workers, invisible systems.
Invisible workers, invisible systems. By Mark Burton pdf version also available at Resilience.org This is based on a short talk I gave to an event, What have we learned about work during Covid 19 and what needs to change? organised … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, economics, environment, event reports Tagged Covid-19, economy, extractivism, food, global justice, IT, key workers, Labour, Manchester Art Gallery, Mark Burton, pandemic, supply chains, talks, work Leave a comment
Retrofitting suburbia by Charlotte Allen A recent session of the SSM Reading Group discussed two articles by the Australian author and permaculture pioneer David Holmgren: ‘Retrofitting the suburbs’ 1and ‘A History from the future’2. Although we were a small group, … Continue reading
Posted in energy, event reports, Greater Manchester, land use, re-localisation Tagged David Holmgren, energy, energy descent, food, Garden Cities, Greater Manchester, permaculture, retrosuburbia, spatial 5 Comments
Policies for the City Region – serialised: Part 3, Food.
We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. We have long been interested in looking at Greater Manchester’s food systems as case studies for wider economic and social issues. Here we offer some practical proposals for … Continue reading
Building economic resilience in Buxton
Now out is the BUXTON ECONOMIC RESILIENCE STUDY. Steady State Manchester contributed to the initial workshop that launched this work, and we are delighted to see the publication of the report. It is well researched and data-based. It also makes … Continue reading
Posted in economics, energy, food, Viable Economy Tagged bioregion, Buxton, community resilience, energy, food, jobs, re-localisation, resilience, viable economy, well-being Leave a comment
A lesson for Britain: Brazil promotes food security and local food procurement, strengthening family farming « Localise West Midlands
A lesson for Britain: Brazil promotes food security and local food procurement, strengthening family farming « Localise West Midlands. From the Localise West Midlands project comes this interesting piece on legislation to promote local food procurement in Brazil. This is … Continue reading
Posted in food, news Tagged Brazil, food, Localise West Midlands Leave a comment
Having Enough Good Food for the Manchester Region; who we need to influence and what we need to do, to multiply our impact?
Twenty three people came together at a workshop organised by Steady State Manchester (SSM) on Saturday 18th October. In a spirit of shared learning participants generated priorities about WHO we need to influence and WHAT we need to do, to … Continue reading
Posted in event reports, food, news Tagged bioregion, food, re-localisation, resilience 1 Comment
Manchester City Council passes resolution on sustainable food.
Food is something that brings together a variety of issues connecting the economy, the environment and everyone’s well-being. Under the present austerity policies, the injustices of the food system are obvious, with thousands reliant on charitable food banks, struggling, in … Continue reading
Posted in food, Manchester City Council Tagged food, food economy, Manchester City Council, poverty, resilience 1 Comment
Imagine Greater Manchester where people and the planet thrive together
Changed Date Saturday 2 November 2013, 1-5pm, Manchester Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street, M1 1JQ Changed Date Saturday 2 November 2013, 1-5pm To book a place or for more info.,email –firstname.lastname@example.org Are you seeking clearer pictures of what life … Continue reading
Posted in food, get involved, upcoming events Tagged economic scrutiny, events, food, re-localisation 1 Comment