Reading group report #8 – Food Sovereignty/Autonomy & Food Security

On Wednesday 28th October we started again with the first new reading group after the summer. The Topic was “Food Sovereignty/Autonomy and Food Security” and we read two different texts of which … verder lezen

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

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

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

Farmer Portrait #1: Freddy Cordero from Costa Rica

Interview conducted by Robbie Dubbelman. Translation done by Joselyn Cordero Jirón. This is our first post in a weekly series called “Farmer Portraits.” We decided to take a look at the different … verder lezen

Reading group report #5 – Veganism and Organic Farming

Written by one of our beloved reading group members, thank you! In this ASEED reading group session, we discussed the animal-human relationship in the context of food production. The three articles are … verder lezen

Reading Group Report # 4 – Gender & Agriculture

Reading group // 29.01.2020 // Gender & Agriculture    Women who dig – Chapter Uganda Enraged: Women and Nature Donna Andrews, Kiah Smith and M. Alejandra Morena  Feminist agroecology for food sovereignty … verder lezen

ASEED Podcast 2.0: “Gender & Agriculture” with Ann and Annie

Here is our second episode of our ASEED podcast, related to our bi-monthly theme “Gender & Agriculture”. In the last two months we set up a reading group, a documentary night and a talk … verder lezen

ASEED at the “Gender Empowerment in Rural Areas” training in Catalonia

Last December, some people from the ASEED team went to Catalonia for a youth exchange programme called GENERA (Gender Empowerment in Rural Areas). We learned a lot during the training and because … verder lezen

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