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A food and farming revolution in Berlin

News Section Icon Published 23/01/2013


Twenty-five thousand German citizens gathered in Berlin on Saturday – the start of "International Green Week" – to call for a food and farming revolution.

The concerned citizens were seeking fundamental reforms in agricultural policy, crying: "We are fed up! Good food. Good agriculture. Now!".

Farmers and consumers marched together to reject the current trend towards ever-industrialising agriculture. Their banners highlighted the raw truths of intensive farming: animal abuse, environmental destruction and damaged livelihoods in developing countries.

We couldn't agree more.

The following video shows some of the action from Berlin:

Find out more about the campaign Wir Haben es Satt ("We Have had Enough") [in German].


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