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Food for all, not for profit: the quest for food sovereignty

by Fanny Malinen This article has been published first on contributoria.com Most of us buy our food in supermarkets: Tesco, Sainsbury’s, ASDA and Morrisons control 75% of the grocery market in the UK. Spanish tomatoes and peppers come wrapped in plastic, so do green beans and fresh herbs from Kenya. Whether we want lemongrass, sushi […]

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‘Concrete Heart Land’ film screening- Papa’s Cafe, Brixton

Community Food Growers Network presents ‘Concrete Heart Land’ Papa’s Cafe, 10-17, Pulross Road, Brixton, SW9 8AF Thursday the 18th of September, 2014 7pm Dinner 7.45pm Film screening – – – Concrete Heart Land trailer from Myths of Social Capitalism on Vimeo. Concrete Heart Land exposes the social cleansing of the Heygate Estate in Elephant and […]

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Help Resist Grow Heathrow Eviction- August 15th 2014

  Help Resist Grow Heathrow’s Eviction – Bailiffs first visit: 8am August 15th 2014 On Friday 15th August at 8am, bailiffs will make their first attempt to evict the Grow Heathrow site.  Four and a half years after the site was occupied by local residents together with activists, the community garden in the middle of […]

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