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Rediscovering the local

Lindsay Mackie hits the nail on the head with her post ‘Snow economics‘ over on the nef blog, making the same point I made yesterday, only better and with examples:

“The snow brought with it the mantras of new economics – sharing of skills, time banking, local reliance, small scale acts of collaboration – to make the whole continue to function…

Our week of snow was a trial run of the near future…”

Read the whole post here.

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