The Lutkemeer Polder and Boterbloem Farm – A Space for Urban Food Autonomy?

With a globally rising urban population1, how to feed the cities has become of increasing concern. The question of how to feed a larger amount of people, however, often leads to technocratic solutions that speak … verder lezen

ASEED Podcast 4.0: CAP with Verena & Stanka from Good Food Good Farming and Friends of the Earth Europe

ASEED Podcast 4.0 The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) with Verena (Good Food Good Farming) & Stanka (Friends of the Earth Europe) Do you want to learn why it is essential to change … verder lezen

MSc Thesis about the Lutkemeerpolder

One of the ASEED interns conducted an in-depth study on the history of the Lutkemeerpolder as a Master Thesis research for the programme of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University (Faculty of Geosciences). … verder lezen

Reflections on action in the Lutkemeerpolder

Mowing grass and arresting activists     The struggle to keep the Lutkemeerpolder in its current state – as a fertile ground for agriculture and community– has been going on for many … verder lezen

The Common Agriculture Policy – and where grassroots organisations all around see potential for change!

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is one of the oldest EU’s policies. After more than a decade of post-World War II food shortages and hunger, it was introduced in 1962 to increase … verder lezen

Black lives matter and the importance of taking down statues

With the brutal killing of George Floyd, we saw a lot of Black Lives Matter protests happening recently. We as ASEED support these protests, and believe racist behaviour by police officers in … verder lezen

Farmer Portrait #3: Dirk Borgman from the Netherlands

Interview conducted by Robbie Dubbelman For this Farmer Portrait we will be going somwhere a bit closer to where the ASEED Office is located: The Netherlands. The farmer I interviewed is Dirk … verder lezen

Reading group report #7 – Decolonising de-growth

In this reading group we continued the discussion around degrowth, this time with a particular focus on avoiding neo-colonial practices within a degrowth framework. As the term degrowth is invented in Europe, … verder lezen

New bi-monthly theme

The Common Agricultural Policy – A problem with potential for progress Yet again we are closing a chapter of the ASEED bi-monthly themes and we are moving on from degrowth which has … verder lezen

Farmer Portrait #2: Francesca from Italy

Interview conducted and translated by Isabella de Judicibus. This is our second post in a weekly series called “Farmers Portraits.” We decided to take a look at the different ways in which … verder lezen

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