The Economics of Happiness: Helena Norberg-Hodge

Helena Norberg-Hodge:

Going local is a powerful strategy to help repair our fractured world – our ecosystems, our societies and ourselves. From the old institutions of power, people are starting to forge a very different future…

Helena Norberg-Hodge is the author of Bringing the Food Economy Home and co-author and director of The Economics of Happiness,

The industrial food system serves the special interests of investors rather than people. Our real health and happiness can be restored through local food systems that strengthen community relationships and empower individuals to participate. We have choice in discovering our own happiness.

Following is an interview with Norberg-Hodge, filmed by Åsa Riton, a Swedish filmmaker who asks, “What is your dream?”

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