hi-tech innovation + local-tech wisdom
Note – due to the pandemic this date is re-planned for Sept 24th 2021 (tbc) – aiming for blended on-site / online
London & online
The principles of agro-ecology and food democracy are now established – but to make them work we need collective intelligence in finance, trade rules, supply chains, land management, urban-rural linkages and so on. (For post-Brexit UK this is especially topical…). As for Food 3.0 – we can begin by mapping different Modes of systems organization –
- ‘Mass’ food in a Mode-I type industrial production system;
- ‘Smart’ Food-2.0 , a Mode-II system of finance, innovation, lifestyles: with typical side effects – expropriation of local farmers, climate change and biodiversity destruction;
- ‘Wiser’ Food-3.0, a Mode-III combination of eco-efficient production, social responsibility and well-health, linking global hi-tech with local livelihoods & ecosystems.
This Mind-Lab builds on the agro-ecology & food democracy movements: with the synergistic methods we explore opportunities and pathways towards action.
(hosted by ‘the world’s most sustainable food company’ – Alara Wholefoods and the Camley Street Community Land Trust
Background – Synergistics – visual thinking guide – Food-III
Registration – contact email@example.com