Local Spotlight: Brighton Food Waste Collective

This is part of an ongoing series in which we will feature ways Post Growth is in action already.  The intention of this series is to inspire ideas about how to engage intentionally in our communities.  Please visit our Post Growth in Action web page for more.     One of the many fantastic initiatives going on in my […]

The Power of Asset-based Approaches

When we start by exploring people’s strengths, we value people as human beings. When applied to community development, the asset-based approach is one of the most powerful ways to mobilize for social change because it proposes that everyone has something to offer and therefore everyone is needed.

Local Spotlight: Reading, PA, US

This is part of an ongoing series featuring ways in which Post Growth is already in action. The purpose of this series is to inspire ideas about how to engage intentionally in our communities. Please visit our Post Growth in Action web page for more.  Reading, Pennsylvania I am constantly on the lookout for initiatives around the globe that exemplify […]

What We’re Reading, Doing and Spotlighting: The 10% Club

Being the season of giving we thought combine this month’s “What we’re reading and watching” with our usual “local spotlight” and explore how one book caused a group of friends to think of giving in a different way. On your way to work, you pass a small pond. On hot days, children sometimes play in […]

Local Spotlight: Hobart Bike Kitchen

This is part of an ongoing series featuring ways in which Post Growth is already in action. The purpose of this series is to inspire ideas about how to engage intentionally in our communities. Please visit our Post Growth in Action web page for more.  With the sun setting over Mount Wellington, greasy hands work in the dimming light […]

Collaborative Consumption in the Middle East & North Africa: Building on Cultural Traditions of Sharing

For those of you who are not familiar with the sharing and collaborative consumption movements in the Arab World, these are not new ideas in the region, nor within Arabic culture. Throughout history, people here have shared food, products and homes among many other things. They used to crowdfund landsharing in order to allocate crops and shared […]

Local Spotlight: More Than Just Radio!

This is part of an ongoing series in which we will feature ways Post Growth is in action already.  The intention of this series is to inspire ideas about how to engage intentionally in our communities.  Please visit our Post Growth in Action web page for more.  When I think about initiatives in my own […]