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.
What we’ve all been waiting for: a thorough appraisal of the pros and cons of staying in the EU from the point of view of “enlightened agriculture”. Tim Lang and … Read on
Following on from Colin’s piece: In addition to its value in reducing CO2 levels by converting soil to organic matter, and using a “conservative estimate”, the top 12 inches of … Read on
This joint paper from the Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, and the Centre for Conservation Science, RSPB was published in Food Policy 58 (2016) 35–48 Abstract: Livestock … Read on
The UN Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Prof Hilal Elver, presented the attached interim report to the UN General Assembly meeting in September 2015. The report outlines the adverse impact of … Read on
This new report by Eric Holt-Giménez, Justine Williams and Caitlyn Hachmyer of Food First “question(s) whether the Bank’s strategy will actually improve rural livelihoods, reduce rural poverty, end rural hunger and … Read on> Go to The College