Please give me what Monbiot calls ‘bucolic fairytales’ or ‘neo-peasant bullshit’ and what I call agrarian localism, agrarian populism or a small farm future over this sad dualism.
Glad to see that Chris Smaje has embarked on a series of articles about his new book: Saying NO to a Farm Free Future.
Ischia is absolutely glorious and full of interesting places. There's William Walton's garden, if you are into that sort of thing, not to mention the hot baths.
New issue of Eat This Newsletter, with farmed fish, potentially pricy pasta, space spaghetti, and an optimistic analysis of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Plus longer reads on vanilla and forest gardens.