Trail wheat plots

‘You can’t manage what you can’t feel’: Finding new ways to assess diverse and novel wheat varieties

In food and agricultural systems, there will always be a place for measurement, but in knowledge-intensive terrain of agroecological grain production and artisanal baking there must also be space for reincorporating what we feel.

May 10, 2022


Weeds: What can they tell us about our soils?

However we proceed, we very much consider the plant bioindicator method alongside a host of other tools for deepening our connection with land.

February 23, 2022

LWA at COP26

COP26 – Caught in a Net: Agriculture, Climate Change, and the Decarbonisation Agenda

As COP26 draws to a close, this blog offers some reflections on the fraught relationship between the mainstream process and the social movements, and what this means for the fight for a just and agroecological transition.

November 17, 2021

Land Skills Fair

Land Skills Fair: This is What Diversity Looks Like!

With a deliberate emphasis on BPOC and also LGBTQ+ communities, the Land Skills Fair took seriously the inseparable connection between ecological diversity and political, social and cultural diversity.

August 31, 2021

Down with Innovation graphic

Down with Innovation! Long live rights, agency and justice

“Innovation” is ubiquitous as a way to describe beneficial societal change. Yet, the innovation language is deeply tied to a technology-centric and top-down ways of thinking that shackles the imagination and limits the pathways for change.

April 19, 2021

food shipments

No Time for Justice?! – Food Policy and Emergency Thinking in the Brexit Moment

Imagine a process in which food and farming policies were designed with social justice as the central tenet. What would such a process look like? Whose voices would be heard, and whose interests would be represented? What questions would need to be asked and how would we know that social justice had been addressed?

July 6, 2020

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