Action Camp in the Lutkemeerpolder
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Come and camp in the Lutkemeer while it is still possible… Since this Amsterdam polder is threatened to disappear in exchange for yet another unnecessary company terrain. For this reason, a widely supported action weekend, led by platform Behoud Lutkemeerfrom, is organised from Sept. 14-16. See www.behoudlutkemeer.nl for the full … verder lezen

Fossil Free Agriculture open Campaign meeting #3
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ASEED Europe is inviting all interested people to join our monthly open campaign meeting, on Tuesday September 11th in Amsterdam. This will be the third meeting since June.

ECJ ruling on gene editing products: Victory for consumers, farmers, environment
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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) published on July 25th its ruling on the legal status of food and feed crops derived from certain new genetic modification techniques. It gave clear confirmation that organisms from these new gene editing techniques are covered by existing EU GMO regulation.

Stop ‘Baysanto’ from monopolizing seeds!
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International call against patents on seeds. Prompted by the Bayer takeover of Monsanto, around 40 institutions active in plant breeding, agriculture and environmental protection are calling for effective measures to stop the patenting of conventionally bred plants and animals in Europe.

A Note from the Food Autonomy Festival#2
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On May 26th, the 2nd edition of the Food Autonomy Festival took place. A special mention for all the participants: speakers, collectives, workshop facilitators, cooks, veg choppers, bar folk, seed-swappers, musicians, funds (especially Alert!) and everyone else who participated in this edition of the FAF! We also want to thank … verder lezen

(NL) Solidariteit met Palestina
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On Wednesday May 16th, we took this picture in front of the Vrankrijk, to give expression to our sadness and anger in the face of the continued violent oppression of the Palestinian people by the Israeli state.

Building a Fossil Free Agriculture Campaign
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ASEED Europe is calling on all interested people to join an open campaign meeting on Sunday June 17th in Amsterdam. During this meeting we will speak about launching a new Fossil Free Agriculture campaign. The central question to be discussed is which steps we can take in the Netherlands to … verder lezen

SEEDmail #44 – Tasty, autonomous and fossil free
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A few more days until the second edition of the Food Autonomy Festival in Bajesdorp in Amsterdam! Autonomy or sovereignty, what do we need for our food? For sure a lot has to change in our agriculture to ban social abuses and to prevent climate change and ecological crises from … verder lezen

Seed and seedling swap at the Food Autonomy Festival
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During the Food Autonomy Festival it will be possible to exchange seeds and seedlings of edible plants. Just like last year there will be one stall where you can put your own surplus of saved vegetable seeds and seedlings and plants. This was you give a good destination to the … verder lezen

Pesticides out! New brochure
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The European Coordination has just released a new publication on pesticides, “a small peasant agroecology manual on how to phase out the use of pesticides”.

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