Monday, February 22, 2010

Food Sovereignty in Europe

A good article on the movement toward food sovereignty in Europe

The growing impossibility of a dignified livelihood in the European countryside has provoked a widespread and active social response on the part of Europeans unwilling to sacrifice their society and environment to corporate greed. Farmers’ unions, environmental organizations, consumers’ groups, fair trade organizations, and economic solidarity networks, among many others, have begun to work throughout Europe to denounce the impact of the EU’s agricultural policies and call for alternatives.

Article continues at http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article1825


1 Comments:

Blogger Werner said...

The idealized view of the countryside such as projected in British comedies like the 1950ish "Darling Buds of May" is really not the way things work. Too bad.

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