COP26 (2021 -ongoing)
The UN Conference of Parties (COP) will hold its 26th meeting on the UN framework convention on Climate Change, where countries come together to negotiate agreements on how to address...
LUMP SUM AND DELINKED PAYMENTS (2021 - ongoing)
In March, Defra released a consultation on the two new proposed schemes that are intended to replace the current Direct Payment scheme - we want to make sure they link...
People’s Food Summit (2021 – ongoing)
On the 17th of June the Landworkers’ Alliance brought together organisations and individuals from across the UK food justice movement for an online ‘People’s Food Summit’ in response to the...
VOCAL FOR LOCAL (2021 – ongoing)
The Vocal for Local campaign makes the case for local and short supply chains as the route to just, sustainable, healthy and resilient food systems fit for the 21st century.
Solidarity with Indian Farmers (2021)
Standing in solidarity with the farmer protests in India, opposing the corporatisation of the Indian agriculture and food system.
WELSH PARLIAMENT – SENEDD CYMRU ELECTIONS (2021)
Calling on the Welsh Senedd to enact laws and policies which support agroecology, new entrants and food sovereignty in Wales.
Scottish Parliament Elections (2021)
Calling on the Scottish Parliament and to enact laws and policies that support agroecological farmers, growers, crofters and foresters in Scotland.
Stop the deregulation of gene editing (2021 – ongoing)
The LWA urges its members to provide an alternative perspective to this important consultation, to allow for a more balanced debate on the pros and cons of gene editing.
Farming, Food and Climate Justice March (2019)
On October 5th 2019 in London the Landworkers’ Alliance mobilised for a Farming, Food and Climate Justice March.
NECESSARY POLICY CHANGES EMERGING FROM THE BATTLE FOR TRECADWGAN FARM
Welsh Government, local authorities and UK Government should learn from the example of Trecadwgan farm, a County Farm that was put up for sale, which the local people have been...
Whole Farm Agroecology Scheme
An agroecological transition is vital to ensure that the UK can continue to produce healthy, local, and affordable food for generations to come
Planning (2019 – ongoing)
The current planning system is not sufficiently attuned to the needs of new entrants and agroecological farm businesses
Supporting New Entrants to Agriculture and Land-based Work
The Landworkers’ Alliance have developed a number of targeted policies to support New Entrants.
A New Deal for Horticulture (2017 – ongoing)
To meet the UK demand for fruit and vegetables, a massive scaling up of production is required
Amend the Agriculture Bill (2020)
The proposed Agriculture Bill failed to make reference to agroecological farming or local food.
A Place at the Table (2017)
A campaign launching the LWAs post-Brexit policy proposals,highlighting the exclusion of organisations representing smaller scale producers from policy and calling for more equal access to decision making spaces.
Public Land for Public Good (2016)
A campaign highlighting issues of access to land and the county farm sell off, and calling for policy to support accessible routes into farming and land based work.
Small Farms, Better Food (2014)
A stunt in 2014 highlighting the role of small farms in improving accessibility to healthy, affordable local food and calling for policy to support them.
Food Sovereignty Football (2014)
A stunt which highlighted the unfair advantages government policy gives to industrial food producers and calling for a level field for smaller scale farmers and growers.