MikeH replied to the topic The Foundations of Agroecology in the forum Lesson 1: Agroecology, Food Sovereignty & Social Movements 2 years, 2 months ago
No, because smallholders are not left alone to practice their food production traditions. They have to contend with the incursions of governments and corporations. It is these incursions that force agroecology to be political.
MikeH replied to the topic What is Agroecology? in the forum Lesson 1: Agroecology, Food Sovereignty & Social Movements 2 years, 2 months ago
Essentially agroecology is small-scale food production of the people, by the people, for the people using methods that have been passed down from generation to generation adapting over time but in such a way that people continue to feed themselves. It uses minimal external inputs and wastes little. Seeds from each season’s harvest are saved for…[Read more]