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Social Media Influences Our Food

Are you worried that soy might cause cancer, or that there are yoga mat materials in your sandwich? Chances are you use social media. A new study out of Corn...
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Self Organizing Communities

This is a talk I gave at the LibraryLinkNJ Spring Membership Meeting on May 22, 2014. The focus of the talk was the power of leaderless or self-organizing c...

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june holley's curator insight, May 30, 2014 12:30 PM

Libraries as HUBS of self-organizing! GreaT ideas here.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 30, 2014 1:17 PM

Slides 7 and 8 are key. What gives us voice in our work? What brings us to work each day? These are incredibly important questions which fuel work when asked daily. The answers are always being negotiated and encountered so it is the questions that are keys.

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Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Science | WIRED

Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Science | WIRED | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it

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How Civic Entrepreneurs Ignite Local community Networks for Good

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The Power of Social Innovation: How Civic Business people Ignite Neighborhood Networks for Excellent by Stephen Goldsmith, Gigi Georges, Tim Glynn Burke and Michael R. Bloomberg English | 2010 | ISBN-10: ...
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Network Organizing: A Strategy for Building Community Engagement


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Video: Economies of Community | Watch The Lexicon of Sustainability Online | PBS Video

Economies of scale allows for industries to consolidate and become more efficient. Benzi Ronen of Farmigo in Brooklyn, NY explains how economies of community can help people connect, build and rebuild local food systems.
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From the Communism of Capital to a Capital for the Commons

From the Communism of Capital to a Capital for the Commons | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
Michel Bauwens: The labor/p2p/commons movements today are faced with a paradox. On the one hand we have a re-emergence of the cooperative movement and worked-owned enterprises, but they suffer from...

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june holley's curator insight, March 23, 2014 9:27 PM

Interesting read.

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7 keys to guiding an open network

7 keys to guiding an open network | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
Since the railroads introduced them in the 1870’s, hierarchical organizations have dominated our economic landscape. They have shaped our thinking and behavior. Now that is changing. Open, loosely ...
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"Apocalypse, Not?" by Brian Tokar - Institute for Social Ecology

"Apocalypse, Not?" by Brian Tokar - Institute for Social Ecology | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
A review of Catastrophism: The Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth, by Sasha Lilley, David McNally, Eddie Yuen and James Davis (Oakland: PM Press, 2012, 178 pp.).
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"What does this mean for social movements, and for those of us who seek a more just human order in the midst of climate breakdown and persistent financial uncertainty? Can the specter of apocalypse serve to invigorate popular movements, or is it merely an outlet for escapism and despair? What of the significant ranks of radical environmentalists who now believe that a restoration of biodiversity can only follow the collapse of civilization? Are such views part of the solution or part of the problem?"

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Movement of the Day: the Open Food Foundation - P2P ...

Movement of the Day: the Open Food Foundation - P2P ... | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
In this interview founders Kirsten Larsen and Serenity Hill explain how they're applying the principles of open access and peer to peer networks to create resilient food systems of the future.” Excerpted from an interview of Kirsten Larsen &...
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‘Superorganisations’ – Learning from Nature’s Networks

‘Superorganisations’ – Learning from Nature’s Networks | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it

This is highly relevant to our Corporate Rebels United work, as structure (or better fluidity) of organizations will probably be what we need to create the viral change from within to let our organizations succeed in the hyperconnected 21st century economy.

 

This is a complete version of a ‘long-blog’ written by Al Kennedy on behalf of ‘The Nature of Business’ blog and BCI: Biomimicry for Creative Innovation www.businessinspired...


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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, January 18, 2014 8:57 PM

A look at how to go organic with business models in a tech age...

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Learning from Nature’s Networks

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YOU ARE INVITED TO FOLLOW MY NEWS AGGREGATES @pdjmoo

 

▶  CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet

▶  BIODIVERSITY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life

▶  OUR OCEANS http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us

▶   OUR FOOD http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides

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Social Ecology: Evolution or Revolution? Part 2. | Communities and ...

Social Ecology: Evolution or Revolution? Part 2. | Communities and ... | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
This is second post on the topic of emergent social ecology, which embraces social media, social networks, communities of practice, enterprise collaboration technologies, social business, social learning, collaboration, cooperation and sharing.

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Networks: Weaving People, Ideas and Projects

June Holley, Network Weaver, shares an overview of Network Weaving for leaders in community, industry and organizations. Learn more about June Holley and Network…

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Deglobalization | Systemic Alternatives

Deglobalization | Systemic Alternatives | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
Finally, the deglobalization strategy as developed so far has not gone very far in elaborating the kinds of alternative economic systems that might emerge. Patrick Bond has criticized the deglobalization program as a ...
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Generative Justice: The Revolution Will Be Self-Organized

Generative Justice: The Revolution Will Be Self-Organized | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
Whereas previous generations of revolutionary activists demonized technology, today's generation has recognized the incredible opportunities to engage citizens that new technology affords. The emergence of the Open Source movement, which emphasizes continual modification and improvement, points to a future defined by generative justice: the constant generation of value within harmonious local networks.
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Thanks to the Internet, self-organised civic networks are challenging ...

Thanks to the Internet, self-organised civic networks are challenging ... | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
evolveSUSTAIN is news articles, blogs, and videos that follow the evolution of sustainable development. The content selection here reflects a desire for people to think outside the box in regards to sustainability.
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The Food System Is Broken: We Need to Involve All Stakeholder Groups in ... - Huffington Post

The Food System Is Broken: We Need to Involve All Stakeholder Groups in ... - Huffington Post | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
The Food System Is Broken: We Need to Involve All Stakeholder Groups in ...
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We should be more ambitious, or we will miss the opportunity to fix the global food system.
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Raleigh welcomes food hub conference - Triangle Business Journal (blog)

Raleigh welcomes food hub conference - Triangle Business Journal (blog) | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
Raleigh welcomes food hub conference Triangle Business Journal (blog) The National Good Food Network is a peer-to-peer network of regional food systems practitioners, supporters and food hub developers across the country that the Wallace Center...
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Think Locally, Act Locally: The Detection of Small, Medium-Sized, and Large Communities in Large Networks

It is common in the study of networks to investigate meso-scale features to try to understand network structure and function. For example, numerous algorithms have been developed to try to identify ``communities,'' which are typically construed as sets of nodes with denser connections internally than with the remainder of a network. In this paper, we adopt a complementary perspective that ``communities'' are associated with bottlenecks of dynamical processes that begin at locally-biased seed sets of nodes, and we employ several different community-identification procedures to investigate community quality as a function of community size. Using several empirical and synthetic networks, we identify several distinct scenarios for ``size-resolved community structure'' that can arise in real (and realistic) networks: (i) the best small groups of nodes can be better than the best large groups (for a given formulation of the idea of a good community); (ii) the best small groups can have a quality that is comparable to the best medium-sized and large groups; and (iii) the best small groups of nodes can be worse than the best large groups. As we discuss in detail, which of these three cases holds for a given network can make an enormous difference when investigating and making claims about network community structure, and it is important to take this into account to obtain reliable downstream conclusions. 

 

Think Locally, Act Locally: The Detection of Small, Medium-Sized, and Large Communities in Large Networks
Lucas G. S. Jeub, Prakash Balachandran, Mason A. Porter, Peter J. Mucha, Michael W. Mahoney

http://arxiv.org/abs/1403.3795


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Occupy and anarchism's gift of democracy

Occupy and anarchism's gift of democracy | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
David Graeber: Occupy Cif: The US imagines itself a great democracy, yet most Americans despise its politics.
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Emerging Concepts and Forms of Integral Leadership: Embodying a Radically New Development Paradigm | Integral Leadership Review

Emerging Concepts and Forms of Integral Leadership: Embodying a Radically New Development Paradigm | Integral Leadership Review | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it

A must read on leadership!


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june holley's curator insight, February 21, 2014 9:38 AM

A must read on leadership. Lots in here.


 Recent leadership literature reflects this emergence by pointing to new leadership concepts and forms:

  • Shared/distributed/rotating/collective leadership – which acknowledges lateral or peer influence and engages in consultation and coordinated action.
  • Leadership as a relational process rather than a position – emphasizing interpersonal influence, dialogue and mutuality.
  • Complexity leadership – including quantum entanglement, “chaordic” principles, as well as simultaneous top-down, bottom-up, diagonal, and circular change processes.
  • Partnering across organizational and/or sectoral boundaries – such as in open innovation and balanced cross-sector alliances for sustainable development.
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 21, 2014 1:36 PM

There are interesting and wide-ranging references i.e. Ron Heifetz and Joseph Campbell. That makes this intriguing.

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Urban Agriculture as a Vehicle for Social Change

Urban Agriculture as a Vehicle for Social Change | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
Urban Agriculture as a Vehicle for Social Change Written by Jennah Miller As a naturopathic doctor in training, public health is an aspect of health care (RT @foeireland: Urban #Agriculture as a Vehicle for Social Change
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Dig In: A Call For Re-Investment In Metro-Region Agriculture - Huffington Post

Dig In: A Call For Re-Investment In Metro-Region Agriculture - Huffington Post | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
Dig In: A Call For Re-Investment In Metro-Region Agriculture
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It simply makes economic, social and environmental sense -- in a word common sense -- to grow as much food as possible as close as feasible to major population centers.
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Open Space - Self Organizing Conference Learning

Open Space - Self Organizing Conference Learning | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
A few years ago I was introduce to the concept of Open Space at training I went to and was blow away by its potential.  While many people haven't heard of Open Space, once explained, they intuitive...

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Leadership Learning Community's curator insight, February 15, 2014 1:06 PM

Important process for leadership development.

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Social Network Analysis for Network Weavers

Social Network Analysis for Network Weavers | Civic Food Networks | Scoop.it
Social Network Analysis is a way of exploring relationships and interactions.  It can show the ways in which power and resources flow through communities and offers a fresh way of considering some of these issues - specifically concerning distribution of resources and assets. 
As part of a Knowledge Exchange Project supported by the University of Liverpool Dr Nicola Headlam of the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy and Practice will lead this free,  interactive workshop which;
*introduces network thinking *discusses principles of network weaving *introduces YeD, a free programme for analysing networks.  
The session will be interactive and hands-on and you will leave with a network mapped.  
Participants should bring a laptop with them or contact to see if we can borrow one for the afternoon and be confident with dragging and dropping things around on screen (absolutely no programming experience necessary) 
*Networking to continue at Camp and Furnace after the session*

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