Looking back on the Direct Action theme

Since September 2019 we have started with the ASEED bi-monthly themes. September, October and November have been the months of the theme Direct Action (we did three instead of two because we … verder lezen

Upcoming bi-monthly themes 2019/2020

The Fossil Free Agricultural (FFA) campaign has been developed by ASEED in collaboration with other collectives since the beginning of 2018. In the first year we chose three large local and international projects: The Food Autonomy Festival, collaboration … verder lezen

ASEED Podcast 1.0: “Violence vs. Non-violence through Frantz Fanon and Albert Camus”

“When we revolt it’s not for a particular culture. We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe”, Frantz Fanon. We are super excited to announce the first episode of … verder lezen

Experiences & insights from a study session on youth activism in Europe

Between the 20th and 28th of October, two ASEED’ers travelled to Strasbourg, France, to take part in a study session on youth activism. Direct action has been prominent in the work of … verder lezen

A chance encounter with a dairy farmer’s husband on a train – are we not all fighting the same fight?

The past months have been a wave of direct actions. Through this, our minds have been jumbled with thoughts of what is effective and what is not, and what message we should … verder lezen

Learning and reflections from Non-Violent Communication training

On Wednesday 2nd October members of our ASEED team and the Cityplot collective participated in a Non-Violent Communication workshop in the beautiful venue of Stadsborderij Osdorp. The last month has been intense … verder lezen

FFA info & benefit dinner in Amsterdam

On Thursday 3 October, the Fossil Free Agriculture folks will be cooking and sharing a delicious 3-course vegan meal at the Fabriek Volkskamer, in Amsterdam. Come join us!

Free the Soil report #6: Second day of the blockade! Time to look at the media.

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 … verder lezen

Free the Soil report #5 Yara blocked

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 … verder lezen

Free the Soil report #4: getting ready for action day!

Today is the last preparation day before the action. Just by taking a look around, you can see excitement and determination on people’s faces. The atmosphere is joyful, yet a bit nervous…

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