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.
The Ecologist has just published this article by Blain Snipstal – a farmer from Maryland, USA and a member of Southeastern African American Farmers’ Organic Network (SAAFON). “Blain talks about how … Read on
This from the Rural Payments Agency, Defra, and the Rural Development Programme for England Network. The European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP-Agri) is part of the Countryside … Read on
This from Rural Services Network: The new Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) was formally agreed by the European Commission last month. Under the programme, the government will be investing … Read on
This is taken from the summary — published January 19 2015, in time for Davos. The full report can be found here In November 2013, the World Economic Forum released … Read on> Go to The College