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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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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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