Tag: agriculture

Detroit – London Link Up

London grower Darren Springer reports back from his trip to US

Once upon a time Detroit was a thriving city centre and home to both the motor and music industries game changing players. During the 50’s and 60’s they dominated their specific fields of play. Nicknamed the Motor City and Motown, Detroit was the home to the “Big Three” US automobile companies Ford, General Motors and Chrysler and the music powerhouse Motown Records.

UK Food Sovereignty: Land & Affordable food for All! – 11th October

UK Food Sovereignty: Land & Affordable food for All! Where: The Great Seed Festival Garden Museum, 5, Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7LB When: 11th October, 2014 2pm (1 hour) – – – – – What does ‘food sovereignty’ mean? Where did the movement come from? The UK Food Sovereignty Movement and the Community Food Growers…

Food Sovereignty Football – 16th October

Family Farmers United vs Agri-Business FC The ‘Food Sovereignty Football Match’ has been called by the Landworkers’ Alliance as part of  World Food Day: Via Campesina’s global day of action. Across Europe 20% of farms get 80% of subsidies. In 2013 more than 900 UK based landowners and agri-businesses received more than £150,000 in payments,…