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 long-awaited research report is out! Seralini et al the authors. And the news is as has been rumoured: It’s not the glyphosate that’s the main problem; it’s the formulants. … Read on
Published in Nature Communications in November 2017, this article on strategies for feeding the world organically is remarkably optimistic. Abstract as follows: “Organic agriculture is proposed as a promising approach to … Read on
This study measuring the decline in flying insects, took place over 27 years in 63 nature protection areas in Germany. The researchers estimate that there has been “a seasonal decline … Read on
This new report from IPES-Food (lead author Pat Mooney), sounds the alarm on the mega-mergers happening within the food industry: – the three firms dominating more than 60% of global … Read on
A new report from the FAO of a regional symposium held last year in Budapest on agroecology for food security and nutrition sets out the important concepts of agroecology and … Read on> Go to The College