Occupy agriculture! Polish farmers sit in for land and freedom
Date Written: 19/03/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17409
At the heart of Poland's capital, Warsaw, farmers have founded a flourishing encampment known as the 'Green City', writes Julian Rose. It's a focus of protest against the sell-off of their land to agribusiness, the arrival of GMO crops, and the imposition of a failed 'Western' model of farming that's creating huge corporate profits while debasing food and bankrupting small farmers.