Top news of the week: 30.06.2020.

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Future Of Food

On Jun 25, 2020
@oxfutureoffood shared
RT @FCRNetwork: In Fodder this week: - Setting aside areas of forest within oil palm plantations can store carbon and support plant biodiversity - Technologies for monitoring pollinator populations - Valuing the impact of food Read more: https://t.co/DMdYmNwd8X https://t.co/eOC9qVP3IL
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Fodder: 24 June 2020

Fodder: 24 June 2020

Read on the FCRN website » Read more on Foodsource » This report from the Food System Impact Valuation Initiative (FoodSIVI) at the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change …

On Jun 28, 2020
@guardianeco shared
German far right infiltrates green groups with call to protect the land https://t.co/E9YrT0lZb8
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German far right infiltrates green groups with call to protect the land

German far right infiltrates green groups with call to protect the land

Extremists exploit rural nostalgia and farmers’ anger at globalisation to smuggle in ideology

On Jun 24, 2020
@AgFunder shared
Moo-re funds! Connecterra brings impact fund into largest-ever Series B for European livestock tech at €7.8m https://t.co/AGSxs8W8WK
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Moo-re funds! Connecterra brings impact fund into largest-ever Series B for European livestock tech at €7.8m

Moo-re funds! Connecterra brings impact fund into largest-ever Series B for European livestock tech at €7.8m

Dutch impact investor syndicate called the Put Your Money Where Your Meaning Is Community joined the round alongside a UK investment firm and a French food safety company.

On Jun 27, 2020
@guardianeco shared
'Either we change or we die': the radical farming project in the Amazon https://t.co/v0aZCXPxDV
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'Either we change or we die': the radical farming project in the Amazon

'Either we change or we die': the radical farming project in the Amazon

A growing movement for sustainable agriculture in Brazil has taken on new urgency with the coronavirus pandemic

On Jun 29, 2020
@Treehugger shared
'We will all be poor, fat, and buried in plastic.' The future is so bright, @lloydalter has to wear shades. https://t.co/6cC8dAA7n2 https://t.co/C7NEuiiBir
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On Jun 24, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
The market for #organic #wine is booming, growing 50% in 2019 🍇 #CountrysideStewardship are currently offering farmers £450/ha for perennial land conversion. @oxneyestate vineyard share their reasons for converting almost a decade ago #EnglishWineWeek 👉 https://t.co/Ed3IKf4BVd https://t.co/q0qTS42img
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Oxney Estate Vineyard

Oxney Estate Vineyard

Farming organically over 212 hectares, they took on the estate in 2009 and entered organic conversion the following year, certifying with Soil Association Certification and …

On Jun 24, 2020
@CFSTrueFood shared
RT @pesticideaction: What?! A federal judge ruled Monday that CA can't require a cancer warning on Roundup because it is contradicted by “the great weight of evidence.” Meanwhile, Monsanto is set to pay $10 billion+ to settle tens of thousands of claims that it causes cancer. https://t.co/v4OGOUOmyp
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Judge prohibits California from putting cancer warning on weed killer Roundup

Judge prohibits California from putting cancer warning on weed killer Roundup

The “great weight of evidence” shows that Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide does not cause cancer, and California cannot require a cancer warning on the product label, a federal judge ruled ...

On Jun 25, 2020
@CivilEats shared
“I work in community. I am grateful for the opportunity to grow food and herbs for community.” - Letty Chichtonyolotli Martinez. Check out this @FoodCorps list on LGBTQ-led farms in the U.S. https://t.co/yYwt3LRn6v
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9 LGBTQ-Led Farms to Support This Pride Month

9 LGBTQ-Led Farms to Support This Pride Month

Across the country, LGBTQ-led farms find creative ways to give back to their communities. Support these LGBTQ-led farms during Pride and all year long.