Published: 6th Jun 2011

A new book is seeking to inspire others to follow the example of those behind the emerging civic economy. Joost Beunderman explains Incredible Edible Todmorden finds an imaginative way to display homegrown veg at last year’s Todmorden Agricultural Show. The initiative is among 25 case studies in the Compendium for the Civic Economy. It has been nearly two weeks since we launched the Compendium for the Civic Economy together with Nesta and Design Council/Cabe and we naturally much enjoyed seeing it covered in news sources and on blogs. It seems that as a society that is searching its way out of a deep economic, social and ecological black hole, we have a real thirst for positive stories – in this case, stories for a different regeneration future. However, important though stories are, the next step is to engage in a discussion about (and, even more importantly, … (To read the full article, subscribe below)