URGENCI has started a CSA network in Mexico

by Josefina Cendejas, Urgenci’s IC member for Latin America Urgenci, the international CSA network organized the 1st national CSA meeting (or ARC/ Agricultura de Responsabilidad Compartida – Shared Responsibility Agriculture) in Mexico from July 6 to 8 in Morelia and Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. The main objective was to foster dialogue between producer organizations and members of...
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Access to land and CSA – stories from Europe

Access to agricultural land has become a major issue throughout Europe – we are witnessing loss of land, land degradation, land concentration, land price increases and speculation. Yet the growing demand for local, fair and organic food cannot be met without the land and the committed farmers. Community Supported Agriculture has emerged as a powerful...
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¡Compartiendo la cosecha!

A very good news for all Spanish-speaking CSA activists ! Ecologistas en Acción finally published the e-book : Compartiendo la cosecha: Agricultura Apoyada por la Comunidad, una guía ciudadana, a Spanish version of Sharing the Harvest, by Elizabeth Henderson y Robyn Van En. In this Spanish translation of the thoroughly revised and expanded classic, Elizabeth Henderson provides...
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Irish CSA Celebrated at the Feeding Ourselves 2017 Gathering

The ​​Feeding Ourselves 2017 ​gathering at the WeCreate centre in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Ireland, ​is a now annual event that focuses on community and agroecological approaches to farming and food. This year, 70 people came together over a night and two days to meet up, hang out, plot, plan and generally get energised and inspired by each other's company.

Strengthen the Human Rights of Peasants!

Join the movement and ask for the adoption of the UN Declaration on Peasants’ Rights! No peasants, no food. Let’s grow their rights! Peasants, fishers, pastoralists and other people working in rural areas produce most of the healthy and diverse food that we eat every day. In Europe and all around the world, they play...
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The first West African meeting of local and solidarity-based agro-ecological partnerships between producers and consumers held in Kpalimé (Togo)

We are women and men, farmers, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) activists, agronomists, agro-ecologists, agro-ecology trainers, Food Sovereignty activists, Civil Society actors from 7 different countries in West Africa. We come from Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Senegal and Togo. Over and above the current extraordinary social and economic challenges, our societies are all...
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Oxford Real Farming Conference, January 2017

Urgenci was present at the “Oxford Real Farming Conference” (ORFC) in Britain, a conference that started as a small alternative conference to the “Oxford Farming Conference” (supported in 2017 by Bayer, BASF and others) but that now has overtaken the conventional farming conference in both the number of delegates and in twitter posts. ORFC actually...
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