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.
Abstract Agriculture today places great strains on biodiversity, soils, water and the atmosphere, and these strains will be exacerbated if current trends in population growth, meat and energy consumption, and … Read on
This new report, Feeding the Future , from the Land Workers’ Alliance declares “Small and Medium Scale Agroecological Farmers can address the Agricultural Challenges of the Twenty-First Century …but we need … Read on
The report can be found here Farm Power: Exploring the Size of the Prize The Vision: By 2020, UK farms and rural communities will be making a significant contribution to a … Read on
Benefits of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybean Production This from the EPA website (October 15 2014): ” EPA analyzed the use of the neonicotinoid seed treatments for insect control in … Read on
Press release from the University of Zurich (October 16 2014). The research is published in Nature 10.1038/nature13869 Diverse plant communities are more successful and enable higher crop yields than pure … Read on> Go to The College