In the heightening warmth of June 2019, two friends, Josina Calliste and O¸ lá Ayòrindé, sat under an apple tree in south London and together began to imagine a radically transformed future – a future that is just and equitable and grounded in stewardship for the Earth. They spoke of their hopes and determinations, sharing a vision for a collective movement that would see black folk and people of colour able to nurture their connection to the natural world and relationship to the land. On that day, Land In Our Names (LION) was born.

Those who farm and own land in Britain are overwhelmingly ...


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