Category Archives: April 17

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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Video from International Day of Peasants Struggle

Check out this local action in Devon for International Day of Action for Small Farmers on this video: http://vimeo.com/40874532

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Following the The appeal of the Peasants

(see http://bristol.indymedia.org/article/708316  ) We simple peasants not allowed into our own appeal hearing, in Bristol Court Court…. No right no appeal, even though they took our £100 pound – for an appeal. Even the “named individuals” who the police said … Continue reading

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The People’s Market, Every little helps

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The Rio+20 Earth summit must back peasant farmers on land rights

By Fred Pearce, Tuesday 17 April 2012 Source: www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2012/apr/17/rio-summit-should-back-peasants-rights Governments in the global south are claiming farmland is ’empty’ and ‘unused’ – and flogging it off to foreigners who promise investment. The June summit in Rio needs to call a … Continue reading

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17 April: More than 250 actions around the world for the International Day of Peasant’s Struggle

(Jakarta, 16 April 2012) Small scale farmers and their allies are celebrating the International Day of Peasant’s Struggle tomorrow, 17th of April 2012, organising more than 250 actions and manifestations all over the globe. This event commemorates the massacre of … Continue reading

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April 17th – The People’s Market

THE PEOPLE’S MARKET Every Little Helps local, healthy, organic, sustainable, affordable food April 17th 11 am TESCOS carpark, Seaton, Devon April 17 is the International Day of Peasant Struggle, commemorating the massacre of 19 peasants struggling for land and justice … Continue reading

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April 17th – Solidarity in Bristol

A Call out from Protect the Wilderness in Bristol Come to the fountains in the centre on Tuesday 11am, we will be raising awareness about the International day of Peasant Struggle Then we will make our way over to the … Continue reading

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April 17th, Appeal of the Peasants to Protect The Wilderness

SUPPORT NEEDED: Come to the Appeal of the Peasants, April 17th What: 17th April Appeal of the Peasants Protect The Wilderness When: April 17th, 11AM Where: Bristol County Court, Redcliff Street, Bristol, BS1 6GR Please join us, and show your … Continue reading

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Stop Land Grabbing – land to the tillers!

Call for April 17: International Day of Peasant Struggle (Jakarta, 2 March 2012) April 17 is the International Day of Peasant Struggle, commemorating the massacre of 19 peasants struggling for land and justice in Brazil in 1996. Every year on … Continue reading

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