(French) Avec son époux Daniel, Denise Vuillon est à l’origine de la première AMAP à Ollioules, dans le Var. Elle passe en revue les clés du succès de l’AMAP: une alimentation saine qui renoue avec le goût et la santé, la préservation de la nature, sans oublier le lien très fort avec les consommateurs.
At the end of 2016, René Kersanté retired, putting down his hoe and pitchfork and leaving his four hectares of land to lie fallow. After a call for projects by the city of Saint-Denis, the Parti Poétique and the Ferme de Gally have been selected to take the relay. (Article in French)
Farmer and founder of several organic farming movements in France since the 1970s, Philippe Desbrosses speaks to us about his vision of the agricultural exception.
Opacity, lack of traceability, animal suffering…. Industrial slaughtering does not inspire the confidence of local farmers. Concerned about the welfare of their animals, some are slaughtering directly at their farms, even though it’s prohibited by the law. So what is there to do? Here are three minutes with Jocelyne Porcher, in which she explains to us the situation.
Professor Emeritus of Comparative Agriculture and Agricultural Development at AgroParisTech, Marc Dufumier has brought to the forefront the concept of an ‘agro-ecosystem’, where land, animal herds, and plants are considered in their entirety.
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?
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.
François Collart-Dutilleuil is one of the leading experts in food safety laws. It was in this capacity that he went to The Hague last October to attend the first meeting of the symbolic ‘Monsanto Tribunal’. He talks to us about it here.
It was in 1920 when the grandmother of René Kersanté moved to the town’s limits between Saint-Denis, Stains, and Pierrefitte. She had a little parcel of land, a little house, and little comfort. The house has remained modest, the comfort without luxury, but the rashes, lettuces, and spinach have quickly come to occupy, on a full-time basis, the 3.7 hectares held by the City of Saint-Denis. (Article in French)
It was in Orléans last month. Open Agrifood, the grand annual gathering of everything that the food-processing industry may entail of major actors, furnished him with an event t-shirt and, visibly, the academician Érik Orsenna was delighted to be there. But why?