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.
Dossier Exception agricole
There is nothing more personal and intimate than taste. Bourdieu even said that taste is discrimination. We know what we love. We know what repulses us. Yet despite all that, are we truly free from these judgements? Here is a look at the elements discussed during this 3rd workshop that put into question the ‘Politics of Taste’. (Article in French)
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.
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)
For countrymen, farmers, and eaters of all countries: this is the call for the return of the citizen. With this, Michel Serres begins his text on the need today for an agricultural exception. (Article in French)
Organized by Carreau du Temple on the opening day of the Paris International Agricultural Show, this day of conferences hopes to bring together all those who are working towards an agricultural exception. (Article in French)
With the patronage of Michel Serres of the Académie française, our collective invites all citizens to sign a Manifesto for an agricultural and ecological exception, as a reflection of culturally exceptional values.