Essential Reading for Localists and Those Interested in Localism

Ben Brangwyn and Rob Hopkins, The Transition Primer (The Transition Network, 2008) free download

Susan Clark and Woden Slow DemocracyTeachout, Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home (White River Junction: Chelsea Green, 2012)

Amy Cortese, Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2011)

Carol Peppe Hewitt, Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food With Slow Money (Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2013)Financing Our Foodshed

David Korten, Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth (Oakland: Berrett-Koehler, 2015)

E.F. Schumacher, Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered (London: Blond & Biggs, 1973) Full text online here.200px-SmallIsBeautiful1973

Michael H. Shuman, The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Business are Beating the Global Competition (San Francisco: Barrett-Koehler, 2006)

Woody Tasch, Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money (White River Junction,  VT: Chelsea Green, 2013)

Judy Wicks, Good Morning, Beautiful Business – the Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local Economy Pioneer (White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green, 2013)

Good Morning Beautiful Business

Korten Book

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