Why are the more wholesome alternative visions so scarce and scarcely believable?
Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, recently published a profound statement about the importance of addressing inequality to fight climate change. Offering insight into these intertwined issues, which have become the defining challenges of our time, he focuses on the fundamental role of land.
Because ecological destruction affects both friend and foe, the use of bombs, drones and missiles is akin to shooting oneself in the foot…and the lungs and the spirit. War undermines that which most of the world’s people aspire to: physical and financial security; satisfying work and social ties; clean air, food and water. Perhaps we can skip the violence and tragedy and blowback and move directly to restitution: reparations for damage sustained.
Farming opportunity for skilled vegetable growing couple or individual at Live Power Community Farm, a 50 acre biodynamic farm founded by Stephen and Gloria Decater in 1973 in Covelo, California.
Join us for the Maine Land Access Conference on December 4th at the Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Dr, Augusta, Maine 04330, U.S. If you need to register, email Erica, email@example.com, and she will be happy to assist! Thinking Big on Land Access Monday, December
We received the following email from the folks over at Cody Creek Farm on October 17th 2017: “We have a small cottage and ~ 5 acres of tillable land available in Saugerties. The property has been used to grow vegetables
Fascinating article about preferential treatment in USDA grants programs by those landowners who move Conservation Reserve Program land to “beginning farmer” opportunities.
How Indigenous Land-Use Practices Inform the Current Sharing Economy by Aaron Fernando The concept of ownership is a social contract that allows certain individuals and groups to have rights to certain resources or items while excluding others from that access.
A great article by Nicola Bilotta about FARC, Land Reform, and the Future of Colombia’s Security
Links to some interesting articles that we’ve been reading lately. A great story from the New York Times that we encourage everyone to check out: The Hidden Radicalism of Southern Food An article about happenings in Scotland A New Zealand