Be among the first to discover how to play a leading role in meeting the greatest challenge of a generation!

Michael Brownlee and Lynette Marie Hanthorn will guide you onto the pathway of becoming a far more effective leader in the local food movement.





A breakthrough mini-course for emerging foodshed catalysts

Training for emerging foodshed catalysts...

Localizing the food supply, reclaiming it from the destructiveness of the industrial food system, is the most important and most urgent issue of our time. 


But the local food movement is now encountering systemic challenges that often seem insurmountable. The work is becoming increasingly difficult.


No one has localized a regional food system before, and nobody has known how to do it—until now.


With the innovative framework offered in this course, now you can take your place on the front lines of the local food revolution!


In this four-part introductory video course, longtime foodshed catalysts and authors Michael Brownlee and Lynette Marie Hanthorn will show you how to expand and accelerate your local food work in impact and scale.


A total of nearly 90 minutes of instruction, packed with practical insights you can utilize in your food localization work right now!


This is the information you need to help make local food successful on a systemic level in your community!




Igniting the Local Food Revolution 
In Your Community

  • Segment One: CURRENT REALITIES (21:40)

    A hard-hitting assessment of the local food movement and the current industrial food system

  • Segment Two: A VISION FOR THE FUTURE (18:35)

    How food localization can emerge in your region as a naturally occurring process of healing, restoration, and regeneration

  • Segment Three: REVOLUTIONARY LEADERSHIP (34:23)

    The seven keys to igniting the local food revolution in your community

  • Segment Four: THE TURNING POINT (13:07)

    The two pathways available to you right now to radically increase your impact and effectiveness as a local food leader




Audio-only downloads of each module


Complete transcripts


PDF downloads of all essential graphics


Ebook download of Reclaiming the Future:
How to Lead the Local Food Revolution
in Your Community

Meet your instructors...

Experienced guides for the food localization journey

Michael Brownlee is the author of Reclaiming the Future: How to Lead the Local Food Revolution in Your Community (2018) and The Local Food Revolution: How Humanity Will Feed Itself in Uncertain Times (2016).


A Colorado native, Michael lives in Boulder (“America’s foodiest town,” according to Bon Appetit magazine), where he and partner Lynette Marie Hanthorn operate Local Food Catalysts LLC, an online publishing and events company supporting emerging leaders in the unfolding local food revolution.


Together in 2017 they launched the Local Food Academy for emerging foodshed catalysts, offering online trainings, workshops, personal coaching, and consulting. 


Michael and Lynette Marie produced the online 2017 Local Food Summit, featuring more than 90 pre-recorded presentations and interviews with local food leaders in the U.S. and internationally.


They also initiated one of the first Slow Money investment groups in the U.S., providing low-interest loans to local food and farming enterprises in Colorado.


Previously, they co-founded Local Food Shift Group (formerly known as Transition Colorado, the first officially-recognized Transition Initiative in North America), a nonprofit organization dedicated to building community resilience and self-reliance through localizing the food supply.

Register for the Mini-Course now!

If you are registered for the 2018 Local Food Summit with VIP or VIP PLUS Access, you are entitled to free unlimited access to "Igniting the Local Food Revolution in Your Community" as a bonus, a $97 value!

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