SEEDMail #48 Resistance is Fertile – Lutkemeer polder eviction, Free the soil and more
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The summer has been filled with waves of direct action, both in the Netherlands and abroad. Under the umbrella campaign of Fossil Free Agriculture (FFA) we have targeted pressing, local and international struggles. Starting on the 1st of September we joined We Squash and Behoud Lutkemeer to fight back against the Lutkemeerpolder eviction by Schiphol … verder lezen

SEEDmail #47: An Active Autumn!
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Between our monthly Fossil Free Agriculture open campaign meetings held in Amsterdam, the coordination of buses from the Netherlands to the mass civil disobedience action Ende Gelände in Rhineland, various events and meetings, we have been reasonably busy these last weeks at ASEED.

Seedmail #46: Campaign meeting, Free the Soil & Ende Gelände
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We kicked off our Fossil Free Agriculture campaign successfully and have already started with some great planning for future actions, events and more. Recently we have been involved in an action camp on the field across the way from the threatened Boterbloem farm in Amsterdam Osdorp and we are currently … verder lezen

SEEDmail #45 – About action camps and gastivists
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The weather is autumnal and luckily for our food production it is raining again. The watering cans and pumps have been stored and during the darker evenings we have the opportunity again to plan actions and campaigns. And this is needed! Even well-established meteorological institutes put a direct link between … 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

Seedmail #43 – Spring is in the air, but so is CO2
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The weather was pretty mild in January: bulbs were starting to sprout while birds were singing like it was already March. However, the freezing temperatures in the last few days reminded us that we are still in winter. Well, it’s sunny (at least in Amsterdam) and this motivates us to … verder lezen

COP23, final update: negotiations outcomes
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Have governments achieved anything relevant? Did they finish the Paris Agreement documents? Did they discuss agriculture or climate refugees? This is a short review on the final negotiation outcomes at the COP23

SEEDmail #42 – Bonn appétit
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The leaves are falling, there is going to be another climate summit and we are busy with the organisation of Reclaim the Seeds. De bladeren vallen, er komt weer een klimaattop en we zijn bezig met de organisatie van Reclaim the Seeds. Things seem to repeat themselves. But it each … verder lezen

ASEED is from now on active on Diaspora as well
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It would be strange to have your preparation meeting for the next climate actions at McDonald’s. And we also don’t cc. our contact lists and plans to the secret service. We criticise Cargill, Bayer/Monsanto and Nestlé because of their size and market power. On our website we don’t want to … verder lezen

SEEDmail #41 – Code Red for the summer, but don’t forget to smear the cream
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Code Red in the Amsterdam harbour. This time not because of the hot weather but because of the presence of a large coal terminal. Because of this Amsterdam is still contributing excessively to the emission of greenhouse gasses. To stop this around 350 activists entered the plant and occupied the … verder lezen

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