PRESS RELEASE : Memorandum of Understanding signed in Rome : Urgenci officially recognized as long-term partner by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). 30 October 2017 will remain a singular moment in the history of Urgenci, the network of Community Supported Agriculture. A 3-year Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the President of the International Committee, Judith...Read More
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...Read More
On September 15 and 16, a meeting on “Civil Society, Food and Sustainable Cities” was held in Valencia. Its purpose was to bring together a significant number of actors of the urban agrifood system, focusing on the civil society organizations. In that context, URGENCI was invited to participate in a roundtable with other international networks,...Read More
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...Read More
About the Webinar organised by Local Catch. Community Supported Fisheries have been springing up all over the world. They are every bit as much an answer to industrial fishing as CSA is to agriculture. In North America there are already many thousands of members in an organised network, Local Catch.org. The network has much in...Read More
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...Read More
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.
credit featured image: Gillian Brooks / CSA Network UK National Gathering & AGM 2015. At the 2016 Nyeleni Europe Forum on Food Sovereignty held in Romania, a collective decision was taken to launch a campaign on local food partnerships. Forum participants agreed the campaign should be launched across Europe on or around 17 April 2017, Day of...Read More