Down to Earth
Die Weltacker-Erfahrung: Wie können mich meine 2000m² Acker ernähren?
Benedikt Haerlin, Director of Zukunftsstiftung Landwirtschaft’s Berlin office, talks about a transdisciplinary transformation of our systems of agriculture and nutrition and the challenges involved in expanding ecological farming.
- 40 min
- In German
Benedikt Haerlin has run Zukunftsstiftung Landwirtschaft’s Berlin office since 2002. Its activities include farming a 2000m² world field, leading a campaign against the release of gene drive organisms and activism on agricultural policy issues at a national, European and global level. Haerlin has a special interest in the transdisciplinary transformation of our systems of agriculture and nutrition and how these are perceived. With the aid of its donors, the Zukunftsstiftung Landwirtschaft promotes educational, research and practical initiatives to strengthen and develop ecological farming that is currently faced with numerous challenges. These include the manufacture of healthy foodstuffs, species appropriate animal husbandry, the protection and preservation of natural spaces, clean water and living soils as well as the desire for social and fair employment conditions.