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Free-trade deal threatens UK Food Security

Farmers and growers from the Landworkers’ Alliance will protest in London on the 12th July calling for the free trade negotiations between the EU and the US to be scrapped. The controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is the … Continue reading

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Latest News from Yorkley Court defending land against illegal eviction

There has been a 48 hour stand off between private security contractors and residents & supporters of Yorkley Court Community Farm. Legal updates The legal injunction against the security firm could not go through this morning because there was not … Continue reading

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URGENT support needed at Yorkley Court Farm

**Support needed now – Please get the the site** Bailiffs attempted an illegal eviction at Yorkley Court Community Farm this morning & are still there and its likely they will try something on the bottom strip tonight. More people are … Continue reading

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Who Owns Britain? Bristol Teach-In with Kevin Cahill

On Saturday 12th July 2014 The Land Is Ours in conjunction with Bristol Housing Action Movement presents……… Former Sunday Times ‘Rich List’ journalist Kevin Cahill is the author of ‘Who Owns Britain’. Beginning at 1pm he will discuss & explain … Continue reading

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Soil Summer School

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Hungry for Land – Small farmers feed the world with less than a quarter of all farmland

 GRAIN/La Via Campesina media release Governments and international agencies frequently boast that small farmers control the largest share of the world’s agricultural land. When the director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation inaugurated 2014 as the International … Continue reading

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Small-scale producers are feeding the future

Yesterday (April 17th) 100 farmers and growers from the Landworkers’ Alliance travelled to London from around the country to protest outside the head offices of DEFRA and the National Farmers Union. Under the leadership of Owen Patterson over the past … Continue reading

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The Commissions proposal for a seed regulation is politically dead

Source: Campaign for Seed-Sovereignty www.seed-sovereignty.org/EN/ We’ve made it! The Parliament of the EU has decided in yesterdays plenary session. They adopted with 51 to 130 votes a legislative resolution, which rejects the proposal of 6 Mai 2013 very clear and … Continue reading

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Community Food Spring Events Calender

www.cfgn.org.uk // facebook/cfgnetwork // @cfgn_growers http://www.cfgn.org.uk/2014/02/spring-events/ 28th February:  Three Acres and a Cow: A History of Land Rights and Protest in Folk Song and Story.   Performance by Keely Mills, Nick Hunt, Robin Grey, Alex Etchart and Rose. Time: 8PM … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Fields Gather-In

A very informal meet-up has been organised for people involved in the Reclaim the Fields Constellation in the UK over the last couple of years before the Oxford Real Farming Conference (http://www.oxfordrealfarmingconference.org/) in January. This is a chance for us … Continue reading

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