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 Michel Pimbert and Colin Anderson (Centre for Agroecology Water and Resilience, Coventry University) was published in The Conversation, Nov 18 2018 It is widely agreed that today’s … Read on
This from Tom Chapman a livestock farmer, agriculture consultant and founding member of the Pasture Fed Livestock Association: “The oft-mentioned trope about emissions from animals and their other, supposedly damaging, … Read on
In this article, Ian Rappel attacks the thinking and ambition behind the drive to attach a monetary value to biodiversity and nature – that it “is being portrayed as a … Read on
Michel Pimbert (Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience) pulls no punches in this overview of agroecology as he traces its origins, its current popularity at governmental and intergovernmental levels, and … Read on
This new report from the Access to Land group of EU farming organisations (funded by Erasmus) explores the difficulties and opportunities for new farmers. Here’s the introduction to the report: … Read on> Go to The College