Many of the farmers featured in Farm Together Now advocated or demonstrated a kind of economic relocalization as a means to become more connected to their work and each other. There are many parallell attempts. One is the Reimagining Work conference that happened a few weeks ago in Detroit and another is the global Occupy Movement.
Here is a video from Indian activist and scientist Vandana Shiva addressed t the participants at Reimagining Work:
Check out out the Occupy USA Today video by Michelle Fawcett and Arun Gupta on the promotion of localism in the context of Occupy actions across the country.