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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TTIP: UK, US, and EU NGOs protest to the European Commission

This Open Letter to the EC US-EU Trade Negotiators (August 27 2014) spells out the concerns of NGOs about the safety of the TTIP — “whether the relationship between trade interests … Read on

Soil structure: the use of visual evaluation (VESS) for farmers

by Bruce Ball, Soils specialist with Scotland’s Rural College I have a lifelong interest in soil structure – how soil is actually built up. Soil structure determines soil porosity – … Read on

Allotments “selling” produce to local shops

It’s called Crop for the Shop, and has been started by Anthony Davison of BigBarn.  Its aim: to get more people growing their own produce and selling surplus to local food … Read on

Social Investment Tax Relief Consultation: Important Opportunity for Community Farms, CSAs and the Like!

HMRC has introduced a new tax relief to encourage individual investors to support social enterprises. It’s called Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) and has been available to investments made on or … Read on

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

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