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

Yara: A Mass Producer of Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer and What This Means for the Planet.
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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 and other nitrogen-based chemicals. It is the second largest fertilizer company, and is active all over the world. … verder lezen

Successful blockades in the Rhineland; ASEED report from Ende Gelände, June 2019
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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 coal mining activity of Rhineland. Some of the ASEED comrades took part of the action!! Contrary of what … verder lezen

Updates from Free the Soil campaign
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In case you haven’t been following our current campaign and involvement in Free the Soil here is a very brief introduction to what it is:   Free the Soil is a campaign being organized by several collectives from around mostly northern Europe which aims to educate folks and raise awareness … verder lezen

Food Autonomy Festival #3 Evaluation Meeting
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After about a month to collect thoughts and work on other projects ASEED would like to cordially invite all of the volunteers, participants, and other organizations that helped to transform the FAF from a one day festival into a 3 day action camp to join us for an open evaluation. … verder lezen

When Racism Rears its Ugly Head: ASEED’s Statement about FAF Theatrical Performance
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On Saturday night, just like on Friday, several performances were on the schedule to relax and have fun after a long day, packed with activities and discussion. One of the performances was a theater play intended to mock Trump’s view of the world. During this play, several people felt uncomfortable, … verder lezen

FAF#3: sunny and busy
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On Thursday May 30, about 50 people gathered in the Lutkemeer polder, in Amsterdam West, to occupy a terrain for the 3rd edition of the Food Autonomy Festival. Activists chose to set up the festival on the same field where the action camp “Kampeer in de Lutkemeer” took place in … verder lezen

Free the Soil camp planned for September 19-25!
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You read right, this weekend at the International plenary in Bremen we collectively decided on the dates for the Free the Soil camp and action: September 19-25! There were around 40 folks from different collectives around Northern Europe. At the meeting and we came up with a tentative schedule, did … verder lezen

Mobil kitchen “Le Sabot” cooks at FAF #3
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We are happy to announce that “Le Sabot”, the activist mobile Kitchen, is gonna cook for guests, participants and volunteers on the Food Autonomy Festival from the 31st of May til 2nd of June. The people who are involved in this collective are activist themselves. The word sabotage derives from … verder lezen

From seed patents in Ethiopia to farming in Amsterdam
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We had a great time during the two Reclaim the Seeds events, the first in Amsterdam and the second in Wageningen the following weekend. We were busy with the info stand sharing information and spreading the word about our FFA campaign. The days at the Fruittuin were filled with talks … verder lezen

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