Increasingly people in urban and peri-urban areas are growing food. There are many advantages to this: producing more good quality food, bringing producers and consumers
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/land-and-farming-in-the-uk-second-seminar-in-land-and-food-series-tickets-13614716684 The UK food and agricultural system does not meet the needs of people or the environment. Many have no food security and the country
The first seminar in our Land and Food: Social Justice and Ecological Responsibility Series was held on Feb 9th and attended by over 100 people.
Speakers: Chris Smaje- author of A Small Farm Future, Guy Shrubsole- author of Who Owns England, and Elise Wach- researcher at the University of Sussex
The concept of the ‘rights of nature’ is being increasingly used as a way of defending land from development and to protect communities who are