pdiaz2 replied to the topic Threats to Small Farmers Worldwide in the forum Lesson 1: Agroecology, Food Sovereignty & Social Movements 2 years, 1 month ago
Corporate influence fuels money into modern industrialized food systems, which are efficient in productivity because they execute high yields. In doing this, processed foods are being produced cheaply; they are controlled by the corporate giants which control our food systems and its mass accessibility.
These systems are incredibly hard for small…[Read more]
pdiaz2 replied to the topic The Foundations of Agroecology in the forum Lesson 1: Agroecology, Food Sovereignty & Social Movements 2 years, 1 month ago
Not necessarily. While agroecology can be studied in terms of growing systems that are harmonious with natural partners, peasant farming, and the history of generational farming approaches and relationships with land and resources, it is important to contextualize the agro-ecology and where it is being practiced. This must be put into a…[Read more]