WE HAVE GATHERED at Terra Madre as Earth Citizens to defend and deepen our food freedoms. Food, the very basis of life and culture, is being rapidly transformed into an anti-life monoculture.

From seed to table, new food fascism is being institutionalised, threatening biodiversity and cultural diversity, the livelihoods of producers and the health of eaters and the very chances of human survival on the planet.

Humanity has eaten more than 80,000 edible plants through its evolution. More than 3,000 have been used consistently. However, we now rely on just eight crops to provide 75% of the world’s ...


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