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…

Free the Soil report #3: How about the low lands?

On the third day the camp is buzzing from action preparations, but in between we have been learning and exchanging about the local area and its soil. And because of similarities in … verder lezen

Free the Soil reports #2 Connecting the Global South & the Global North

Today, our first full day in the camp was as well the first day of the International Climate Strike. Demonstrations and other actions which all over the world demand for climate justice … verder lezen

Free the Soil reports #1 arrival

After months of planning and preparing it has finally happened! The Free the Soil camp is here! And, with the help of the Theaterstraat bus collective, we have arrived. Some hours in … verder lezen

Yara: A Mass Producer of Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer and What This Means for the Planet.

Who Is Yara? Yara International ASA is a Norwegian chemical company. Its largest business area is the production of synthetic nitrogen fertilizer, however it also encompasses the production of nitrates, ammonia, urea … verder lezen

Successful blockades in the Rhineland; ASEED report from Ende Gelände, June 2019

Last weekend around 6,000 activists gathered in Viersen for another Action Camp organized by Ende Gelande in order to “SHUT SHIT DOWN” and celebrate mass civil disobedience actions aiming to disrupt the … verder lezen

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