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France | Change Is In Our Hands – Part 2

Far from the stereotype of the solitary farmer, Marion and Benjamin make a conscious effort to get farming out of its bubble. It’s the only way they’ll shift mentalities, they believe. The two farmers, who are associates in a cooperative mixed farm in Brittany, also open up on the thorny issues of unpaid activism, taking holidays as a farmer, and feeding the community versus feeding the world. Part 2 of an interview with Valérie Geslin. […]

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France | Change Is In Our Hands – Part 1

Marion and Benjamin are pig and dairy farmers on a community funded farm in Brittany, France. Agricultural engineers by training, they have reverse engineered the process of farming to make sure they get to take time off and make a decent living. In part 1 of a fascinating conversation, Valérie Geslin, project coordinator for Nos Campagnes en Résilience, unpacks their experiments in rural resilience. […]

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Nos campagnes en résilience | C’est à nous d’inventer le changement social 1

Marion et Benjamin sont les 2 associés du GAEC La Ferme du Buis Sonnant à Plouguernével (22). L’élevage des porcs et des vaches laitières, la transformation sur place … mais aussi les réflexions autour du changement social. En allant à la rencontre de ces acteurs ruraux qui expérimentent la transition socio-écologique, l’équipe Nos Campagnes en Résilience souhaite valoriser leurs propositions. Valérie Geslin, coordinatrice du projet, reflète sur (encore) une belle rencontre en Bretagne.  […]