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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Food activism and is for news and comment in that global or international context.


  • ‘System in crisis’ as ministers fail to fight food waste and poverty, Apr 14 [1] Food Abundance and Equality Declaration with signatories,Apr 2021, thisisrubbish.org.uk

2020[edit | edit source]

1% of farms operate 70% of world's farmland. [2] Nov 24

Public libraries are giving away an insane amount of free food. [3] Sep 29 ...Food USA

How coronavirus has led to a UK boom in community food growing. [4] Aug 24

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature? [5] Jun 30 ...Rural sustainability UK

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Seed libraries help communities grow food in a pandemic. [6] Jun 17 ...San Diego

Jane Goodall: humanity is finished if it fails to adapt after Covid-19. [7] Jun 3

It all starts with food: How co-ops are transforming Quebec’s food deserts. [8] Apr 7

How can blockchain help us ensure ethically-made, sustainable and high-quality food supplies? Two schemes show us how. [9] Jan 24

2019[edit | edit source]

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How one nonprofit is fighting hunger, food waste, and poverty with kitchen apprenticeships. [10] Jun 3 California news

Can you align short-term gains with long-term ecological and agricultural health? ReGen Network says it can. [11] Feb 25

Regenerating forgotten urban places: 3000acres. [12] Feb 11 ...Melbourne

Via Organica helping local vendors and farmers thrive. Jan 30 ...Mexico

The UN agreed a Declaration on the Rights of Peasants/Workers in Rural Areas to have "seed sovereignty". [13] Jan 26

'The Bronx City Park that is Making Public Land Forage-Friendly', Jan 1 [14] ...New York City news

2018[edit | edit source]

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Stream Farm – A New Model for New Entrants [15] Dec 21 ...Somerset

Real Bread Campaign welcomes Italy’s new fresh bread law [16] Dec 19

Community potlucks: Shared meals help build deep ties among residents in Totnes [17] Dec 5

Future proofing with kindness [18] Oct 9

The healthiest menu for poor people? An extra helping from government, Jack Monroe, Sep 6 [19] ...Food UK news

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What public banks can do for food systems, Sep 6 [20]
The promise of worker-run farming, Aug 21 [21] ...Food USA

Incredible Edible: Yorkshire town's food-growing scheme takes root worldwide, May 9 [22]

These 3 grassroots movements are bringing people together through food, May 2 [23]

A dazzlingly delicious taste of the future in Liége, Mar 27 [24] ...Belgium

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State-Sanctioned Agroecological Transition? The State of Food in France [25] Apr 5

Meet London’s first 50 Urban Food Heroes using food for good, Mar 19 [26]

UK farmers to be given first ever targets on soil health, Mar 13 [27]

How this CSA started by a chemistry teacher may be the future of local agriculture, Feb 27 [28]

Seeing and using our own resources, Feb 26 [29]

The true cost of food: what should we do about it? Feb 19 [30] ...Food UK news

Perth council cuts red tape to allow residents to plant fruit and veg in public parks [31] Feb 7 ...Western Australia

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