We need to extend the "open streets" and sidewalk dining revolution to include a fair shake for the smallest of small entrepreneurs. Here are several ways we make life hard for street vendors compared to entrepreneurs higher up the food chain—and how people are working to change that.
Could any of our communities actually survive on local food alone? Could we ever get to a point where local food makes up most of our diets and where local farmers are successfully supplying that? Six small-scale farmers discuss the challenges and successes of their modern-day farm efforts.
If someone in your city is telling you that the drive-thru is now the inevitable future of the restaurant biz, here's what you tell them.
The Strong Towns Strength Test features this important question: If you wanted to eat only locally-produced food for a month, could you? In most towns, the answer is probably "no." Here are five ways to shift the dial in the direction of "yes."
These four steps will put your city or town on the path toward greater resilience and sovereignty.