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”.

Pesticides debate report: we need a paradigm shift
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On Thursday, April 5th, the Green Office from the Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam organised a debate on pesticides and sustainable agriculture in order to assess the impact of chemical agriculture, and to ‘allow consumers to make a free choice‘.

Second Food Autonomy Festival
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On May 26 the second Food Autonomy Festival (FAF) is going to take place in Bajesdorp in Amsterdam. The Food Autonomy Festival (FAF) is about presenting and celebrating alternatives and resistance to the state and corporate-controlled industrial food system. We are happy to announce the theme of this second edition: … verder lezen

ASEED info night : new GMOs
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On Friday March 23rd, join us at NieuwLand in Amsterdam to discuss about Genetically Modified Organisms in agriculture.

Bike action to protect De Boterbloem
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[update: On March 7 an action took place to try to convince the local politicians. Three tractors and a group of Boterbloem supporters with pitchforks and other farm tools went to the town hall for a strong and clear demonstration. And it is election time in Amsterdam. The Green Left … verder lezen

Reclaim the Seeds 2018: from Rotterdam via Amsterdam to Leuven
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Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch.

COP23, update 4: positive initiatives
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Despite the strong ‘business as usual’ attitude we witnessed in and around the COP23, all was not doom and gloom in Bonn. Here are some very positive or promising initiatives we have heard of over there.

Feeding the world with organic agriculture? Not easy, but it is possible
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“Feeding the world in an ecological manner would be on condition of drastic measures, conclude scientists.” This is the title of a pretty alarming and one-sided article published in the Dutch Newspaper De Volkskrant on November 15, 2017.

COP23, update 3: resistance vs. business as usual
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Here is ASEED’s third update about the COP23 in Bonn. In the last days, we have been visiting the official conference centre and most importantly, we participated in many nice alternative events taking place in the city at the same time.

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