Free the Soil report #6: Second day of the blockade! Time to look at the media.
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The blockade of the fertilizer company Yara that had started on Monday, continued during the night. In the evening some activists, the newly formed ‘yellow finger’, even managed to block the third entrance. This only lasted for two hours though. We did affect the activities inside the plant, but unfortunately … verder lezen

Free the Soil report #5 Yara blocked
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On September 23, 2019, 500 activists in Brunsbüttel, Northern Germany, have blocked the production site of YARA, the world’s largest producer of nitrogen fertilizers. In groups of several hundred people, they occupy the entrance gates. The activists from the climate justice movement thus draw attention to the harmful consequences on … verder lezen

Free the Soil report #3: How about the low lands?
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On the third day the camp is buzzing from action preparations, but in between we have been learning and exchanging about the local area and its soil. And because of similarities in soils, climate, and agricultural practices, these discussions are quite relevant for the Netherlands as well. The workshop / … verder lezen

Free the Soil reports #2 Connecting the Global South & the Global North
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Today, our first full day in the camp was as well the first day of the International Climate Strike. Demonstrations and other actions which all over the world demand for climate justice for every. In Germany there were 100.000 people on the streets in Hamburg, 270.000 in Berlin und 30.000 … verder lezen

Free the Soil reports #1 arrival
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After months of planning and preparing it has finally happened! The Free the Soil camp is here! And, with the help of the Theaterstraat bus collective, we have arrived. Some hours in the bus to talk about nitrogen, pears, pockets knifes, communities and recipes for vegan powerbars, to take naps … verder lezen

Programme Food Autonomy Festival
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Most preperations for the Food Autonomy Festival are ready. Just a few last things to do. We are looking forward to the weekend! Hopefully you as well! This is the schedule of the programe with the times and locations of all workshops: On the general page of the festival you … verder lezen

Reclaim the Seeds 2019 – intimate, grand and biodivers seedfairs
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Reclaim the Seeds with 6 seed fairs
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Success! We are pleased to announce a number of seed exchanges! Saturday 2 February 2019, Oudenaarde (BE): Reclaim the Seeds – ‘kiemen van verzet’ / ‘sprouting resistance’ Big companies and European seed legislation threaten the diversity in our gardens and on our plates. Industry largely determines what we eat and … verder lezen

Creatures from the earth rise up: “Stop Yara!”
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Wednesday morning, November 28th, activists from the Fossil Free Agriculture campaign protested in front of the European Mineral Fertilizer Summit against the use of synthetic fertilizers and the influence of fertilizer companies on climate policies. This summit, which took place in a hotel in Badhoevendorp, had employees of fertilizer giant … verder lezen

Reclaim the Seeds coming months on several locations
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Reclaim the Seeds is proud to announce the following seed exchanges!

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