Creating a free abundance of food to share for all, in a process of local food self-reliance, healthy, sustainable, committed and inclusive
The movement was born in 2008, in the small town of Todmorden in the UK, then hit by the economic crisis. A question arises in the head of Pam Warhurst, a local businesswoman who is trying to lauchn initiatives in her city: why should locals buy imported vegetables, while many do not have a radish and that many fertile urban spaces are abandoned? Pam Warhust begins to offer his entourage to plant vegetables wherever possible in Todmorden. Since then antennas have sprung up all over the world!
Developing a sustainable economic model and profitable of agricultural production in the city, especially through aquaponics
Developing the practice of "foraging", which consists of picking fruits and other edible plants in public places such as parks or roadside trees, freely accessible and yet often abandoned