Enlightened Agriculture

Funding Enlightened Agriculture

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.

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Leverage Points for Improving Global Food Security and the Environment

This study was published in Science (18 July 2014, Vol 345 Issue 6194) by researchers at the Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota, the Center for the Environment, Harvard University, the Environmental Institute of Crop … Read on

New research demonstrates different farm practices affect nutritional content and value of food

Published in the British Journal of Nutrition (doi:10.1017/S0007114514001366) this study according to lead author Prof Carlo Leifert “demonstrates that choosing food produced according to organic standards can lead to increased intake … Read on

Why are UK farmers so poor? Could it be to do with government policy?

This blog from Mainly Macro, “Hitting the poor and the disabled” examines the impact of two aspects of UK government policy: taking income from the disabled and the working poor … Read on

Latest on the proposed EU-US Trade Deal (TTIP) & the Agribusiness Lobby

July 8 Corporate Europe Observatory:  Press Release “No sector has lobbied the European Commission more during the preparation phase for the negotiations on the proposed EU-US trade deal (TTIP) than … Read on

Cooperative and Alternative Food System Initiatives: Special July issue of the JAFSCD

This special edition of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development (Vol 4 Issue 3, Spring 2014) has been made “freely available — no subscription needed! — through … Read on

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