Explanation about the swap tables at Reclaim the Seeds

Just like every year, this edition of Reclaim the Seeds will include seed swap tables were all participants can swap their self saved seeds. And we hope the tables will be more … verder lezen

Presentation Syrian 15th Garden in Amsterdam

The 15th Garden is a Syrian network of urban gardens that is important for the food production and seed saving in a besieged country and surrounding refugee camps. Date: Monday 6 March … verder lezen

Seed films & documentaires

Knowledge is empowerment, films are powerful. They can offer us insights in lives far away from our day-to-day lives and enable us to see patterns all around the globe. Patterns of destruction … verder lezen

Will European patents on plants and animals finally be forbidden?

Good news from Brussels: on February 20 all member states decided unanimously that crops and plant material that are the result of classical breeding can not be patented. Past November the European … verder lezen

Reclaim the Seeds 2017: Spread the seed!

On 4 March Seed Fair in De Vasim in Nijmegen. On 5 March practical jobs in a new ecological quarter in Lent (Nijmegen-Noord). We did it again! We have a location for … verder lezen

The 15th Garden – Seeds for Syria

Civil cooperative project ensuring post-war food sovereignty in Syria If peace was something you could eat, how would you describe it? “A poor man would call it bread, a rich man caviar. … verder lezen

It is time to stop patents on plants!

With the recent notice of the European Commission we have the chance to do this now! In the past years an increasingly number of patents on plants has been granted. Luckily, this … verder lezen

The Profession Of Greenwashing by Monsanto

How companies use the language of food security to legetimize making profit When thinking about food security and climate change, we have to realise that the impacts caused by our food con­ … verder lezen

Monsanto – also active in the Netherlands – also unwanted in the Netherlands

On Wednesday 12 October, activists from ASEED, along with allies, paid a visit to the Bayer offices in Enkhuizen, Bergschenhoek, Wageningen and Mijdrecht, carrying banners with a text based on the yes-no … verder lezen

Bayer buys Monsanto, but which difference does it make?

It took them a while, but still on September 14, 2016 the deal is finally done: Bayer has bought Monsanto. The deal is worth 59 million Euros. The newly merged company will … verder lezen

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