SEEDmail #18 – December 2011

Hello – new SEEDmail –  hasty greetings and see you soon:

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Transitie Cafe over VersVoko’s

Woensdag 22 september 2010 organiseert Transition Town Eindhoven een informatie avond over VersVoko’s. Deze avond is bedoeld als korte introductie en om te onderzoeken of er in Eindhoven interesse is om een … verder lezen

Arguments against GM

10 reasons why we want a GMO free agriculture and food chain:… verder lezen

Brochure: You Reap what You Sow

Monopolisation of seeds – This brochure takes a look at the current state of affairs regarding monopolisation in the seed market of Europe and the Netherlands, and examines the implications for the future of food and farming as we know it.
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Docu: The Future of Food

(USA, 2004, Deborah Koons Garcia) What is more intimite, more universal than food? Are we still deciding ourselves what we eat when we buy products from the supermarket? There is a revolution … verder lezen

Greenwash alert: “Monsanto Helps Farmers…”

monsantoskull“Monsanto Helps Farmers Plant the Seed to Grow Their Local Communities”. The title of this recent press release from Monsanto is a true creative piece of greenwash. At this pesticide- and seed company (with a 1 billion dollars profit in 2010) US farmers can win 2,500 dollars to set up something nice for their community. To save something in this region that has first been demolished by large scale agro industry, including Monsanto itself. By the way, small farmers have been excluded from this generous project. The ‘planting of seeds’, as this project is called, must obviously be take figuratively, because for the real seeds you still have to pay Monsanto a lot of money.
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SEEDmail #17 – June 2011

Extreme drought or not, thanks to EHEC this spring’s harvest of cucumbers, paprika and tomatoes went straight into a eurogarbage gazpacho, enough to fill a lake. But never mind the inevitable industrial food-system meltdown: Here is SEEDMAIL June 2011 delivering the goods.
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Verslag VersVoko bijeenkomst in De Hobbitstee

Zaterdag 2 oktober 2010 was A SEED te gast bij De Hobbitstee in Wapserveen (Drenthe) voor een informatiedag over VersVoko’s. Via de volgende vind u een uitgebreid verslag: http://www.omslag.nl/versvoko.html

UPDATE – Seed Business infotour

..everything you ever wanted to know..

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The whole months of April A SEED toured through the Netherlands and Belgium with info activities about the gobbling practices of seed multinationals and the growing counter movement of protest groups and alternative food and seed projects. We will continue into May. Towns we will visit (again): Wapserveen (May 1), Amsterdam (May 3), The Hague (May 11) and Zwolle (May 12) & Nijmegen (June 2 – TBC).
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Seed Business infotour

..everything you ever wanted to know..

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The whole months of April 2010 A SEED toured through the Netherlands and Belgium with info activities about the gobbling practices of seed multinationals and the growing counter movement of protest groups and alternative food and seed projects. We will continue into May. Towns we will visit (again): Wapserveen (May 1), Amsterdam (May 3), The Hague (May 11) and Zwolle (May 12) & Nijmegen (June 2 – TBC).

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