Tag Archives: #nuffield13

Canada is Stepping up to the Plate (for Food)

From a gloomy report in 2013 stating that Canada had some serious ‘right to food’ issues like those seen in developing countries to an IPES Food report this week “Putting agroecology on the agenda in Rome and Ottawa,” I am … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: End of Summer New Beginnings

This is the image that sums up summer the best! It has been an enriching season for learning, venturing down brand new pathways that opened up from discussions with the core group of the Farming For A Future Network (FFFN). … Continue reading

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What Does it Take for the Future of Farming to Emerge?

On tour in search of the answers!

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Healthy Soil as Baseline Indicator for Farm Performance

I appreciate how simply and directly this google post by the Carolina Bee Company says it: The most modern and successful farming practices of today are represented by significant advancement of and focus on technique and management — technique and … Continue reading

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Sacred Life, Sacred Seed and Agriculture 3.0

Some writers are using the term ‘Agriculture 3.0’ (which refers to a future agriculture), to represent different versions of industrial agriculture (agriculture 2.0). Its use is already falling into the same problem that ‘sustainability’ fell into (see blog post). The … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Doing Away with the Term “Sustainable”

In my Nuffield study report,  I argue that the use of the term ‘sustainability’ in agriculture is outdated. I conclude that the 3 legged model (see http://wp.me/p107b3-lI) needs to be replaced with a 5 pillar model for ‘resilience’. In a … Continue reading

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Movie Gathering Sum Up

It was a powerful evening of video and discussion on October 2nd, 2015. It left us with many after thoughts. Being intentional is a big part of the way the Universe works in delivering abundance, it seems. How we honour … Continue reading

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