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.
This article by Evaggelos Vallianatos was published in Independent Science News, July 17. Synopsis: The modern controversy over Roundup (glyphosate) and the documentation of its effects on humans, animals and soils, … Read on
This article by Simon Fairlie is published with his permission from The Land (Issue 18, Summer 2015) Why, when sixteen dairy farms close down every week, does the National Union … Read on
This study published May 2015 was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Executive Summary This study examines the issue of farmland grabbing in the EU. … Read on
Colin and I have visited the Ecological Land Co-operative’s first site at Greenham Reach in Devon and met the tenants there. This – their second share offer, continues in pioneering … Read on
In this second blog-post published on June 5 for the FCRN, Professor Michael Hamm C.S. Mott Professor of Sustainable Agriculture – Michigan State University and Director of the MSU Center for Regional Food … Read on> Go to The College