Progress at the Ahimsa farm

          The herd have been watching us as we have been very busy building new fences and putting up barns and shelters with the funds raised from our appeal last year. It was really heart-warming that so many people loved our project and chipped in...
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The future is agro-ecology

The way to a sustainable, people-centred agriculture lies in agroecology – farming based on ecological principles, taking account of the interdependence of all living things. Global grains surpluses are now so great that half of them are fed wastefully to livestock, with an increasing amount turned into biofuels. In...
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Peak soil: act now or the very ground beneath us will die

Article from the Ecologist:   The health of our soils is more important now than ever, says the Soil Association’s Helen Browning – especially with the challenges that climate change will bring … We are destroying soils worldwide ten times faster than nature can restore them. As a...
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