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–Berlin Demonstration 2013

  What? Demonstration/tractor procession against industrial farming Where? Berlin, Germany When? Saturday 19.01.2013 Time? 11am March sets off from Berlin Main Station (Hauptbahnhof), 12pm Demonstration in front of Kanzleramt (Merkel HQ) On 19th January 2013, a huge demonstration against industrial agriculture (Wir haben es satt – We’ve had enough) will take place in Berlin! Coinciding with International Green Week which sees all EU agricultural ministers and Commissioner Ciolos come together in the city, and just days before COMAGRI will hold their final vote on the CAP reform, the demonstration couldn’t come at a more crucial time. Last year, over well over the 23,000 people attended the event. With the CAP debate hotting up across Europe, it hoped that 2013 will  be a truely international event. The new EU-wide strong network from the Good Food March provides an opportunity to mobilise across the EU. The Call for Action The outlook for our food and farming is bleak. Over the past 50 years, EU taxes have been used to support industrialized production. This form of agricultural is threatening the existence of our farmers […]


ARC Newsflash October 2012

Dear friends and supporters of ARC2020 Welcome to October’s edition of the ARC NEWSFLASH. This month saw Slow Food’s bi-annual event Terra Madre take place in Italy. Food communities from across the world came together for the four day event to share ideas and foster innovation on food culture, production and consumption. Taking place just weeks after the final event of the Good Food March in Brussels, it provided a great opportunity for groups to meet again and get ideas about how to move forward in our movement for good food and good farming.  Photos taken as part of the Good Food March photo campaign – The CAP We Want – were also on display.  For the first time, the event was combined with Salone del Gusto. Organisers deemed the event a huge success and a sign that, despite the financial crisis, the public understands the central role of food and agriculture, as well as the need for a paradigm shift within the food system. ARC2020 was at the event, speaking about the ARC2020 story […]