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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

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  • The Global Bean: In the Show Gardens!

    30. May 2022
    What do chickpea seedlings look like? What new technique could I try to establish my beans next year? How do other gardeners grow my favorite legume crop in a completely different climate? How can I multiply my own seeds? If you are curious about the diversity of legumes, join us for a garden tour through Europe and maybe beyond.

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  • Global Bean Club Seed Festival

    28. February 2022
    On Wednesday, March 2, the Global Bean Club invites you to an international online seed festival. How and where do seed friends all over Europe exchange their beans, lentils, peas and other legumes? What is needed for your own seed conservation? Who won the Bean Beauty …

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  • 2000 Kvadratmeter in Sweden

    17. November 2021
    Our Swedish correspondent Magda Knobel found a 2000 m² garden in Stockholm. On the island of Djurgården, between an amusement park, various museums (including the Abba Museum) and many trees, there is a garden which has a very special mission. At the end of the 18th …

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  • War and hunger

    9. March 2022
    As we watch the horrific war in Ukraine in disbelief and helplessness, the next global catastrophe is looming: Exploding energy and commodity prices meet reduced production of wheat, corn and oil crops. This could lead to a global, regionally catastrophic food crisis. The fact that energy …

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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.

 

Global Field Movie