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A visitor from South Africa

Slow Food Youth activist Zayaan Khan from South Africa just came to visit our field in Berlin. She came by to learn more about how the project of the 2000m² global field is put into practice. In her home country, Zayaan advocates a rural development that …

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Long Xiufen’s new house in Heinigou

Long Xiufen in Heinigou village in Yunnan Province is one of three farmers who are showing us how they make a living from 2000m² of arable land in South China. Each of them owns roughly 1 Mu, which is 666m². Just like most people in the Heinigou village …

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Earth Overshoot Day

Today, August 13th 2015 is Earth Overshoot Day: Humanity has exhausted the natural ressources and bearing capacity our planet provides in one year. For the rest of the year, so the story goes, we are reducing the planets living substance. Translating this story into our 2000 …

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The Future Of Food

Neighborhood Academy Prinzessinnengarten presents the results of Brett Bloom’s residency project A presentation of research around the question of the future of food in the region. Undertaken by Åsa Sonjasdotter and Marco Clausen of the Neighborhood Academy, and invited artist in residence Brett Bloom. They have been …

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GM-free Soy in Berlin

Today we planted our soy on the 2000 m² field in Berlin. Together with Donausoja, Eurosivo and Save Our Seeds we discussed the cultivation of GM-free soy and other protein crops in Europe. First we inoculated the seeds. The soy plant is a legume and therefore is able to …

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Soy – a problematic animal feed

With the increasing rise on the global scale of the industrial animal farming system, an increasing number of food animals are given feed based on high protein soybean meal formulated to speed their growth. In this system, the animal feed for pigs contain several ingredients – …

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Planting the Global Field

This weekend, we will have a little garden party and are inviting anyone who is interested to come help plant seeds for the 2000m² field in Berlin. We will be planting wheat, barley, oats, carrots, turnips, Jerusalem artichockes, potatoes and onions. There will be coffee and …

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Population Boom!

Documentary film ‘Population Boom’ playing in theatres now A well-known nightmarish vision of the future: The Earth’s population reaches seven billion. Dwindling resources, mountains of toxic waste, hunger and climate change-the results of overpopulation? Who says that the world’s overpopulated? And who’s one too many? After the …

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