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)
Michel Serres participated, last Saturday, in the first edition of Sortons L’Agriculture du Salon. In the film produced for the event, the philosopher argues for an agricultural and ecological exception, as that which has already been done in the field of culture. Here are seven minutes to better understand the agricultural exception.
Bayer eating Monsanto is one thing, but for all of us who will be condemned to eating rubbish, well that’s another, hence this appeal which today, no less, has received more than 2,300 signatures. It surely lacks yours. (Article in French)
On the occasion of the 2017 Paris International Agricultural Show and in the presence of Stéphane Le Foll, the convention approving the creation of a national reference center for animal well-being was signed this Tuesday, February 28th. (Article in French)
The word of the day: THANKS! There were more than 3,000 of you who came to Carreau du Temple Saturday for ‘Sortons L’Agriculture du Salon’…”All of it surpassed our greatest expectations and it was proof that working together is not only possible and desired, but also necessary”… Here is a recap filled with images and tweets of the happy day. (Article in French)
France banned GMO crops in 2008, and yet it still imports loads of genetically modified soy to feed its chickens, cows, and pigs…animal products that end up in the plates of consumers. (Article in French)
For 70 years, the FNSEA was the most important, and perhaps even the only, syndicate for French farmers. Since the beginning of the 1990s, two dissident organizations have been vying to bring another voice: they are the Confédération Paysanne and the Coordination Rurale, respectively the third and second representatives. (Article in French)
At the beginning of the month, not far from Saumur, I plunged into the Dive Bouteille, a wine festival unlike any other. At this event, it is all about natural wines, which come from grapes cultivated without chemicals, vinified with native yeasts and in complete sincerity. (Article in French)
More than a year after its adoption in the Bill on Public Health, the official model of a simplified nutritional label is still a cruel wait. (Article in French)