The prices below are for author-autographed soft-cover books and include shipping and handling. Most of these books (except Going Local) can be bought at discounted prices online from major retailers or, better still for those committed to independent bookstores, IndieBound.


“Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity” (Chelsea Green, 2012). $20

“The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition” (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). $20

“Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age” (Routledge, 2000). $20

Michael Shuman & Kate Poole, “Growing Local Living Economies: A Grassroots Approach to Economic Development” (BALLE, 2012). $100 (Available for Download)


Inner Circle

Interested in exploring your own local economic-development or local investment challenges more deeply?  For $100 per year, you can join the Inner Circle, where a small group of us meets for one hour per month to trouble-shoot members’ problems.  You can present your own issues, or just listen to others.  In time, other valuable resources – such as weekly news digests – will be available too.