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Organic farmer, consultant and author Anthony Flaccavento will lead a discussion of his recently released book, Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real World Experience for Transformative Change, which features more than 30 examples of communities that are building just and sustainable economies.

Flaccavento has been farming for 23 years in the Appalachian region of Virginia, and working on sustainable economic development for more than three decades. His consulting firm, SCALE, Inc, works with communities around the world to build healthier food systems and stronger, more diverse local economies, including projects in Lawrence and northeastern Kansas. His work has been featured in many publications, including The Nation, Huffington Post, and Solutions Journal.

Books will be available for purchase.

This event is free and open to the public.

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