BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) board member Sandy Wiggins (Consilience, e3 Bank) outlines the Guiding Principles of BALLE on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at the College of Charleston. Mr. Wiggins is introduced by BALLE board chair, Merrian Fuller (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
The Cleveland National Forest Foundation is a nonprofit group dedicated to preserving the plants, animals and other natural resources of Southern California mountains by protecting the land and water they need to survive.
Anne Mosness, former Alaska fisherwoman, president of the Women's Maritime Association, a Food and Society Policy Fellow and co-producer of the Bluefestival, speaking at Fairhaven College on April 21, 2010.
Anne Mosness explores the impacts of industrial production of fish, shrimp and shellfish on coastal ecologies, communities and economies. Similarities to factory farms on land should increase our concerns, yet too often, politicians embrace corporations that are replacing small and sustainable family businesses.