When searching for ‘gluttonous paintings’, a digital surfer can tumble upon several works by artists who are little known, misunderstood, or even completely unheard of. Here is a brief tour of these representations of gluttony, even if it is a cardinal sin…. (Article in French)
François Fillon reiterated to farmers, that in the face of the crises they are encountering, he proposes “the freedom to take action, the alleviation of taxes and constraints, as well as the support for investments.” (Article in French)
Vegetation is being welcomed in cities, and this is great news! This weekend, amateur gardeners can get into action–in Paris, Nantes, Lille, Toulouse, Montpellier, Strasbourg, and Brussels–thanks to ’48 Hours of Urban Agriculture’, an initiative launched by La Sauge. (Article in French)
Yesterday was the start of an event organized by student associations at the Grandes Écoles in Paris, in partnership with the Confédération Paysanne and Les Amis de la Conf’. Alimentation Générale decided to give the students the lead. They spoke about protecting seeds and what are called ‘heirloom’ breeds. (Article in French)
A chicken can live up to ten years yet usually dies at 18 months. So it was important to invent a pre-retirement home for them, which is exactly what has been done with PouleHouse!
The sharp decline in global cocoa prices is worrying the French fair trade industry, who is concerned about the future for small producers and the risks of serious social tensions that could be produced in Ivory Coast, the world’s largest producer. (Article in French)
He wasn’t the finance minister for nothing. For the various existing crises, Emmanuel Macron is responding by promoting the creation of an Agricultural Future Investment Program of 5 billion euros. (Article in French)
The twelfth edition of the Omnivore festival, celebrating “young cuisine”, returns March 5th-7th and the the first conclusion is that there are some young people who have taken on twelve years of maturity in the process. (Article in French)
Agriculture is being shaken by numerous crises and the anxious feelings of farmers are real. A model has existed, but how can the contours of what’s next be defined?
The first edition of the Nantes Food Forum with be held in Nantes on Pentecost weekend from June 2-5, 2017. This international and interdisciplinary forum with mix reflection with conviviality for all of those thinking about the food of the future. (Article in French)