Tag Archives | Community Supported Agriculture

Building Alliances

There is a tendency, in any circle of people, for the construct of an ‘us’ and ‘them’ delineation. Playground squabbles, family factions and wars are based on this construct. In agricultural groups, these lines may be drawn between biodynamic and organic practitioners, use of hybrid seeds or open pollinated varieties, hand milkers or machine milkers, […]

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Community Supported Agriculture and Community Land Trusts

4 years ago, when the Soil Association began the Making Local Food Work Programme to develop a CSA movement in the UK, there were 3 trading CSAs. There are now 80 trading, with thousands of members and over a hundred schemes in development. Perhaps even more encouragingly, the term and concept has become well known […]

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