Economies of Community focus on networks of farms, highly local distribution channels, and motivated consumers. These are ways to build healthy LOCAL food systems. While an industrialized food system is highly centralized and benefits from economies of scale, local food systems benefit from economies of community.
Benzi Ronan's Three Principles of Economies of Community:
1. Transparent equal access to information
2. Democratized equal voice and ability to take action
3. Frictionless simple transactions and feedback