Category: Agrarian Space
Mapping community gardens in the UK
The organisation Sustain provides a map of community gardens around the UK, and organises a weekend of action where gardens invite people in to take part.
A Portuguese village on the front line of the ‘energy transition’
Covas de Barroso is facing the threat of an open-cast lithium mine, with just 10 days to respond to a public consultation.
Comic: Seeing Conflict at the Margins
A comic explores views of resource conflicts from the perspectives of rural people in Kenya and Madagascar, shared with the help of participatory video methods.
Seeding the commons in Argentina
Podcast episode with Almendra Cremaschi of Bioleft, a seed commoning initiative based in Argentina.
Anoushka Zoob Carter asks what the unsettling of enclosures looks like on the land in three different contexts.
How could land in England be reformed for the commons?
Elise Wach explores the proposals from various social movements for changing how England’s rural spaces are governed.
Food that’s not for sale
A conversation with Sam Bliss on the practices that can decommodify food and ‘re-common’ the food system.
Geothermal meets pastoral livelihoods in Kenya
The expansion of geothermal power in Kenya has impacted the Maasai and other residents, creating new divisions and tensions.
Hopping over the fence
How mass trespassers in England are venturing on to fenced-off lands to reconnect with lost commons.
Bioleft: open seeds
Bioleft is a community that builds an open seed exchange and breeding network.