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 from Rural Services Network: The new Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) was formally agreed by the European Commission last month. Under the programme, the government will be investing … Read on
This is taken from the summary — published January 19 2015, in time for Davos. The full report can be found here In November 2013, the World Economic Forum released … Read on
Abstract Agriculture today places great strains on biodiversity, soils, water and the atmosphere, and these strains will be exacerbated if current trends in population growth, meat and energy consumption, and … Read on
This new report, Feeding the Future , from the Land Workers’ Alliance declares “Small and Medium Scale Agroecological Farmers can address the Agricultural Challenges of the Twenty-First Century …but we need … Read on> Go to The College