One of the things we’ve discussed in class over the past few years is all of the hurdles one must go through to start an ag company from scratch. Some of these hurdles include having money, finding a suitable plot of land, getting the right tools and machinery, learning to grow, finding costumers and finally, being […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about food retailers (supermarkets and large grocery stores) in the past few weeks, and I thought, what good is a blog if you don’t use it to share such thoughts -especially when those thoughts revolve around sustainability, food systems and agroecology, right? My inspiration for bringing this up comes from […]
This summer I went to a farmer’s fair here in southern Sweden, called Borgeby fältdagar. It’s an annual event with thousands of visitors, showcasing machinery, technology and scientific advances in both horticulture and agriculture. I haven’t been to this fair before, but I’ve always wanted to go, and so – finally, I did.