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    Donate to support our union of farmers, growers, foresters and land-based workers to build a future where everybody can access local, healthy, affordable food, fuel and fibre from producers they can trust.

    We need our farmers three times a day.
    Support a future for smaller and family farms!

    You don’t have to be a farmer or land-worker to recognise that small to medium scale agroecological farms and land management are crucial to the sustainability of our environment and food system.
    They provide opportunities to connect with our food and each other; they care about providing affordable, good quality food to their communities; they strive to improve land and landscapes, so that we may improve our world for future generations; they are core part of the solutions to the issues of rural unemployment, food poverty, climate chaos and biodiversity collapse.
    By supporting our work with a donation you’ll be adding your voice to the movement and bringing more power to our messages. You’ll help us to run more trainings and events and we’ll be able to continue lobbying and campaigning for the issues that matter. Your money is going directly towards building a future where everybody can access local, healthy, affordable food, fuel and fibre from producers they can trust.
    If you wish to support our work in a long term capacity, you can join the LWA as a Supporter.
    • “The Landworkers' Alliance is a key actor in the movement advocating a socially just and ecologically sustainable food system, both within the UK and beyond. As part of Via Campesina and the international food sovereignty movement, the LWA has played a very significant role in putting food sovereignty on the agenda in the UK, in stimulating the emergence of the UK food sovereignty movement, and in thinking through what the implementation of food sovereignty principles might look like in a UK context.”
      LWA Supporter, London
    • “I think a lot about what kind of world my grandchildren will live in. What access to land they will have, what food they will eat and whether they will be able to experience a certain level of joy and wellbeing in their lives...Small scale farming and diverse economic systems must be included as fundamental components of any solution to the emerging food crisis. The Landworkers Alliance are key in this, offering very real, alternative agroecological solutions to the serious problem of what we are going to eat over the coming century.”
      LWA Supporter, Cumbria

    Will I be tied into a contract?

    No making a one-off donation does not commit you to any ongoing relationship. If you would like to join the LWA as a supporter visit our supporter page to find out more.

    How big is the LWA?

    The LWA is growing fast and currently represents over 1000 farmers, growers, foresters and land-based workers around the UK.

    What is La Via Campesina?

    La Via Campesina is the global umbrella organisation of peasant, small-scale farmer and agricultural workers unions. It currently represents over 200 million producers through around 200 member organisations.

    What is Agroecology?

    Agroecology is a framework for describing the knowledge and practices of food producers working in resilient and sustainable food and land-use systems. You can find out more on the BETH RYDYM YN SEFYDLU AMDANO page of our website.

    When was the LWA established?

    The LWA was founded in 2012 by a small group of farmers, growers and land-based workers’ who were frustrated by the lack of representation of small-medium scale agroecological producers in the UK.

    What is Food Sovereignty?

    Food Sovereignty is a framework for localised, equitable and ecological food systems that puts those who produce and consume food at the cente of decision making. You can find out more on the BETH RYDYM YN SEFYDLU AMDANO page of our website.

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