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The Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures, historically held in the Berkshires and more recently in NYC, include some of the foremost voices on a new economics. Transcripts of the lectures can be found at www.centerforneweconomics.org/publications. Other lectures featured in this playlist include highlights from the Annual Meeting of the Community Land Trust in the Southern Berkshires and special events spotlighting leaders in the fields of community economics and environmental sustainability.
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These videos are from a Symposium on Farmland Access in the Berkshires, held on April 12, 2014 in Pittsfield, MA.
The event was convened by the Community Land Trust in the Southern Berkshires (http://communitylandtrust.org/) to hold a conversation among people and organizations working in the Berkshires about putting more farmers on the land and more land into farming.
This event was a collaboration of the Community Land Trust in the Souther Berkshires, Berkshire Grown, Berkshire Co-op Market, Land for Good, The Carrot Project, Great Barrington Agriculture Commission, Berkshire Natural Resources Council, and Schumacher Center for a New Economics