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Full report from the Food Sovereignty gathering in Hedben Bridge


Read Kindling’s Helen Woodcock’s full report from the event. Last weekend was the UK’s 2nd Food Sovereignty gathering, bringing together over 200 people from across the UK: well established farmers and growers, new entrants to farming, buyers, NGOs/ campaign organisations,

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Agroecology Now: The fight for agroecology in the United Kingdom

October 27, 2015 Written by Colin Anderson Interest in agroecology is spreading around the globe. In February 2015, social movements brought together pastoralists, farmers, fisherfolk, peasants, indigenous peoples, women’s movements and urban citizens together from around the globe to write

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Global Justice Now: Four things I learned about the UK food system

By Heidi Chow 26 October 2015 I must confess, I thought that I didn’t know very much about the UK food system before this weekend. As a campaigner against the corporate take-over of Africa’s food system, I am more familiar with

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By Graciela Romero The UK food sovereignty movement rallied together over four days during the second national food sovereignty gathering at Hebden Bridge. We gathered to celebrate victories and expand the wave of people determined to build fairer and sustainable

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Ethical Consumer: Report back from the second UK Food Sovereignty gathering

Food and Poverty

30/10/2015  Last weekend over 250 Food Sovereignty pioneers met in Hebden Bridge’s atmospheric Birchcliffe Centre with the aim of developing a roadmap for a more equitable and socially just food system in the UK and beyond. The event was organised

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Another food system is possible!

National Gathering 2015

Massive thanks to everyone who made it to the National Food Sovereignty Gathering in Hebden Bridge. It was amazing to see all of us engaged, sharing, dancing, eating and planning our next steps to achieve food sovereignty in the UK

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