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In support of A People's Food Policy

Fergus Walker
26th June, 2017

 

As Brexit negotiations begin, England has been urged to develop progressive food policy in advance of leaving the EU.

 

Common Good Food is proud to support ‘A People’s Food Policy’ - a comprehensive proposal for a more just and sustainable food system in England created by a coalition of grassroots food and...

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Farm Hack Scotland- workshop resources

Olga Bloemen
3rd January, 2017

Did you miss Farm Hack Scotland in October 2016, or do you want to be reminded of the great workshops that took place?

Below you can find an overview of the workshops, with contact details and links to further resources. 

 

Scything - with Tearlach Quinnell

What: The workshop was an...

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Increasing Access to Fruit & Veg: Learning from Wholesome Wave

Rob Davidson
22nd December, 2016

Along with participants from Nourish, Community Food Health Scotland, Pilton Community Health, Farmers and other interested parties I was invited to join a group of food sovereignty activists at the Quaker Meeting House in Edinburgh to hear, first hand, the experiences of Gus Schumacher and The Wholesome Wave foundation as they set up a voucher based scheme to subsidise the purchase of fruit and veg across the US.


“Wholesome Wave works across the United States, connecting farmers with...

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Farm Hack Scotland - A Film

Mags Hall
16th December, 2016

We're very pleased to share this lovely film with you of our Farm Hack weekend at Tombreck Farm back in October. It was made by Johnny Barrington and features participants sharing what they learned and their thoughts on why Farm Hack matters now in Scotland. And some very cute (and tasty) kune kune pigs. 

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Sovereignty, Justice and the Commons

Fergus Walker
21st November, 2016

Sovereignty and Justice for access to food, skills and technology: reflections on the Nyeleni Europe forum Romania Oct 16

Last month I was fortunate to be one of a delegation from the UK attending a Europe-wide forum on food sovereignty, with 600 people from 42 countries from Europe and beyond – incuding indigenous people from Sweden (Sami) and Siberia (...

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