The Bajo el Asfalto está la Huerta (BAH) is an ecological farming initiative focused on sustainable agriculture outside of market dynamics, implementing an alternative model of agricultural production, distribution and consumption. This model is based on self-organisation, assembly-based decision-making and horizontal non-hierarchical relationships.
CSA Tabacalera is a self-managed social center in the Lavapiés neighbourhood in Madrid (Spain) with 9,200 square metres. The building is an old factory of tobacco owned by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and considered public cultural heritage.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Sun, 02/03/2014 - 22:15
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Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Sun, 02/03/2014 - 19:50
On the Commons (OTC) is a commons movement strategy center founded in 2001. Through our efforts, we help:
Build and bring visibility to the commons movement;
Initiate and catalyze commons work; and,
Develop and encourage commons leadership.
We believe it is possible to foster a commons-based society, which refers to a shift away from our market-based system, through new, collaborative ways of working.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Sat, 01/03/2014 - 23:55
Friendica is an open source, free social web server running on the popular LAMP stack. Think WordPress or Drupal, but for social. It is a mature platform with over two years of development behind it, and provides a wide range of connectors to both legacy and indie social networks. Your "friends" can be from Facebook, Diaspora, Twitter, StatusNet, pump.io, weblogs and RSS feeds - and even email. No other project has ever brought together the social universe into a single federated stream to this degree.
Changify is a new service for the public to initiate and build support for local and community change projects directly from their mobile phones, and seek backing from brands, councils, local businesses and other supporters.
The CMA is a non-profit making organisation founded in 1983 to support community radio – and our remit has expanded to now include community television and community-based Internet projects. The CMA represents the community media sector to Government, industry and regulatory bodies.
CommunityForge is a non-profit association that designs, develops and provides complementary currency systems and tools.
Community Forge distributes free, open-source software for currencies and provides hosted websites.