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Vegetable Cooperative "Rote Beete"

24.08.2015

Gemüsekooperative Rote Beete [Vegetable Cooperative „Rote Beete“] from Marc Menningmann on Vimeo.

What has agriculture to do with the climate? A lot. Modern, industrialized agriculture is heavily dependent on fossil fuels. This video shows an excursion which took place in the context of the Degrowth Conference in Leipzig last year. Participants visited the vegetable cooperative "Rote Beete" outside Leipzig and got to know how solidarity agriculture works. This production and consumption of local organic vegetables is direct action for the climate.

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More than 1,000 experts call for Degrowth as post-COVID-19 path

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By: The open letter working group

New Roots for the Economy: academics, experts, artists, activists and organizations from around the world demand a farewell to our economy's growth dependency to avoid further crises. In the turmoil of the crisis, our everyday lives are being shaken up. We need to reinvent, adapt, organize ourselves. This is also true for the degrowth movement: this crisis has driven us to connect, debate, and...

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