IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements) have just started a new project in East Africa with the goal of improving income and livelihoods in rural communities through the development of market-oriented organic production.
The Oxford Real Farming Conference and Funding for Enlightened Agriculture are hosting two free sessions with Marmalade, a new platform for social change events, which launches on the 13th-17th April in Oxford.
‘Three Acres And A Cow’ connects the Norman Conquest and Peasants’ Revolt with current issues of fracking and the housing crisis via the Enclosures, English Civil War, Irish Land League and Industrial Revolution, drawing a compelling narrative through the radical people’s history of Britain in folk song, stories and poems.
Part TED talk, part history lecture, part folk club sing-a-long, part poetry slam, part storytelling session… Come and share in these tales as they have been shared for generations.
Venue: Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, RG20 0HR
25th February 2015
10 am – 4pm
This seminar is for farmers and landowners, advisers and land agents, researchers, young people including students and apprentices and others involved in the food supply chain. It will be of interest to farmers considering conversion, as well as established organic farmers and growers and those involved in developing agricultural and environmental policy.