We need to make food about connection and community, not big business. Find out how you can enlist, resist and assist to take back the power at this special presentation as part of the Kapiti Coast District Council ‘Getting On To It’ series of talks. Subversive plots and growing revolutions Anna Butterfield Tuesday 3 December, 7.30pm – 9.30pm […]
The world over, legal and technological structures are being put in place to ensure the control of seeds. This is simply because seeds are big business. And three very big businesses–Monsanto, DuPont and Syngenta–now own over half the world’s seeds. And they’re fighting to protect their ‘property’ by stopping farmers being able to save seed, […]
via Food+Tech – Connecting Food and Tech Innovators Recommended on LovePlantLife.com While in Global Food News… A rather depressing/unsettling piece from The Telegraph linking the current political unrest in the Middle East and Africa with food supply issues. They point out that the surge in global food prices is hitting hardest the countries with an accelerating gap between […]
Please repeat after me: the NZ Food Bill does not make gardening illegal and it won’t be rushed in over xmas holidays. (Politicians have long summer holidays – not back until Feb 7) Nice to have everyone talking about food policy though! More on this later….