This session will set out a shared vision for how to find structured local support for farmers and communities to deliver resilience and climate action. It will demonstrate an integrated framework and the essential role of farmer collaboration and facilitation. It will help delegates understand how to contribute to creating a structure around the complex architecture of farm and community advice in a climate emergency. It will explore the many partnership roles needed to deliver…
In the UK, many of the landworkers within our movement are new entrants: people who haven’t been born into farming families, or who are new to agroecology. If you’re a new entrant of any age and involved in any kind of land work, join us for this session where we will share our experiences and inspiration as landworkers.
How to cultivate Jewish identity and community rooted in ‘radical diasporism’? How to mobilise the Jewish community to act on food and land justice issues? How to link in to the wider land justice movement whilst articulating a specific Jewish experience in relationship with land? This session will share the work of Miknaf Ha'aretz in building a radical, diasporist, Jewish food and land justice movement in the UK, offering Jewish identifying folks more access points…
Finding land for growing local food, nature restoration and carbon capture is a huge challenge. The Apricot Centre has been given an opportunity to trial an innovative approach, with a tenancy on land owned by the local Exeter Diocese.
This workshop explores practical and embodied tools to explore social permaculture principles, reflecting on transitions, interconnections and empathy concepts in community practices, centred on progressive learning and co-development.
This participatory session invites landworkers, activists and organisations interested in supporting agroecological transformations to come together to discuss how we can strengthen our collective movement ecology to have the biggest impact.
Want advice about starting a community land-based project? The Ecological Land Cooperative share their learnings from 15 years of developing agroecological smallholdings for new entrants to ecological farming. The aim is to demystify the journey of buying community-owned farmland. The session will explore how to develop a viable business plan, finance your project, write planning applications, choose governance structures, and ensure good relationships between community owners and tenants.
In our interactive, reflective and embodied session, Mama D, Sui Searle and Samson Hart will discuss our relationships to land, belonging, spirituality, resilience and resistance within ourselves and our movements. We look towards understanding land as belonging, sovereignty, homeland, or identity beyond capitalism and we re-imagine co-liberation through land and spiritual practice. We will share our experiences in relation to specific questions, then open these up to wider discussion and reflection.