Tag: small scale

Take Action: Reclaim Our Food System

Re-posted from Land Workers’ Alliance website

Join the Landworkers’ Alliance (LWA) as we celebrate Via Campesina’s International day of Peasant Struggle:  Meet Wednesday April 29th, outside the Bury St Edmunds Railway Station, 1pm.

Last year the LWA took our message to DEFRA, this year we are targeting British Sugar PLC to expose the inequality and problems inherent in our industrial food system. Government support of big agri-businesses, like British Sugar PLC, threatens the health of our communities and the quality of our environment. And we’re subsidising exactly the wrong sort of agriculture.

Landworkers Alliance statement on Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership

The Landworkers Alliance of England and Wales Statement on forthcoming negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Begins: We are a coalition of farmers, growers and landworkers representing the interests of small-scale producers across England and Wales. Our livelihoods are wholly dependent upon resilient local food economies and cultures, as opposed to export…