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If we were to divide the total global surface area of arable land by the number of people living on the planet, each person would get 2000m² (half an acre). Everything we need, must grow on this field… Learn more


  • Harvest Party on the Global Field

    9. October 2017
    Our Thanksgiving party on the Global Field was such a success! Starting 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm, thousands of visitors came over to taste our delicious pumpkin soup, watch Gerd Carlsson pick up the last yams, help cooking in our open kitchen, carve pumpkins, build root …

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  • ‘Too big to feed us’ – Experts sound alarm on mega-mergers

    16. October 2017
    NEW REPORT: ‘Too big to feed us’ – Expert panel sounds the alarm on mega-mergers and calls for urgent review 13th October – Rome: Dominant agri-food firms have become too big to feed humanity sustainably, too big to operate on equitable terms with other food system actors, …

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  • Summer 2017 in Quily, Brittany

    26. September 2017
    Here is a poetic description of the summer of 2017 on Daniel Testard’s 2000m² in Quily (Brittany, France). Our project leader, Benedikt Haerlin, paid him a visit last august and was able to witness the beautyof his 2000m² garden…      Benny Haerlin on a visit …

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  • Agro-biodiversity on the field defies armyworm

    6. October 2017
    The Seed Savers Network and also our 2000 m² Team are happy to report that the idea of the 2000 m2 Field in Gilgil in Kenya has shown some potential in feeding households, especially at this period when Kenya has experienced production challenges due to shortage of …

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2000 square metres

On this website we want to take a look at our 2000m². We want to find out what needs to be done in order to grow enough for all human beings, animals, and plants that live from this land.

We are looking for answers to many questions and for practical solutions.

Our fields have gotten out of control: We urgently need to take action to stop this! Luckily we can all make changes. Some things we can do on our own once we understand the problems; others we can only achieve together.


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