The Agrarian Renaissance needs new kinds of farms – polycultural, low-input, skills intensive; and these new farms need appropriate markets – generally local, and geared to the small-scale; and overall we need a true food culture – people who truly appreciate what good food is, and are prepared to seek it out.
Three reports published by the Plunkett Foundation last year cover the benefits and barriers to developing closer collaboration between farmers and their local communities i) Increasing collaboration between farmers and … Read on
Diana Marquand writes about how she came to be involved in the campaign to Eradicate Ecocide I was born during the war. My earliest memory is of my mother carrying … Read on
The 6th Edition of this annual publication was launched in Rome on October 8 2013. Summary and conclusions as follows: What are the key features of policies that generate and … Read on
“[C]ompanies are creating a genetic modification treadmill similar to the pesticide treadmill experienced in the mid-20th century, when companies produced increasingly more toxic substances to manage pests resistant to pesticides.” … Read on
Karen Hansen-Kuhn and Dr. Steve Suppan of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy have just written a report Promises and Perils of the TTIP Oct 2013 for the Heinrich Boll … Read on> Go to The College