Agroecology is sustainable farming that works with nature, helping to mitigate climate change and produce healthy diets for all. We have the chance to come together around the solutions we know work.
We must work with many more farmers to help make the transition to nature-friendly, agroecological farming methods that work in balance with our planet, not against it.
This is urgent work. We need to demonstrate what is possible and use this evidence to convince policy makers that they must support and enable this transition.
“I hope for a future where people are more connected to where their food comes from and are more in tune with the seasons, relying less on fruit and veg imports.”
Becca Stevenson, Five Acre Community Farm
“Since we started farming using sustainable organic farming practice, our population numbers and types of insects, birds, and plants have bloomed, and continue to do so each year.”
Nathan Richards, Troed Y Rhiw Farm, Ceredigion, Wales
Agroecology is sustainable farming that works with nature. It is a way of farming that:
The latest decision by the UK government to allow the use of the highly toxic pesticide neonicotinoid on sugar beet crop is devastating news for our wildlife and the environment. We must focus on farming innovation, supporting farmers to implement agroecological, nature friendly ways of farming that respect and protect our wildlife and the environment.