http://www.srfood.org/images/stories/pdf/officialreports/20140310_finalreport_en.pdf Final report from Special Rapporteur Olivier de Schutter to the UN.
A new briefing from the LGiU – Local Government Information Unit – a local democracy think tank. http://www.lgiu.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/The-rise-of-community-food-growing-what-role-for-local-planning-authorities.pdf
Vision: Land Access For Sustainable Cities | CLAS EN. Community Land Advisory Service. Based in Bristol. Part of Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens. This is their vision document.
14/01187/FB | Construction of North Fringe to Hengrove Package (NFHP) MetroBus: A rapid bus route between Bristol North and East Fringes to South Bristol via Bristol City Centre comprising new roads and alteration to existing highways to prioritise MetroBus, including widening of Bradley Stoke Way, A 4174 Avon Ring Road at Hambrook junction, Stoke Lane/Coldharbour …
IPCC report: Climate change a threat to security, food and humankind | Environment | theguardian.com. Global perspective – Serious urgency to value and protect our healthy soils before it’s too late.
Defra, UK – Science Search. Application of Best and Most Versatile Land Policy by Planning Authorities – SP1501
Dramatic decline in industrial agriculture could herald peak food | Nafeez Ahmed | Environment | theguardian.com.
With Mustard: Blue Fingers and Open Eyes. A splendid blog piece from With Mustard about the Bristol Food and Land Gathering in October. Check out the luscious pics and have your eyes opened!
Gus Hoyt: Why Bristol’s ‘Blue Finger’ should be saved from park and ride plans – Bristol24-7. If you’re a tweeter, tweet @mrgreengus and give him your feedback on the article. It’s good if he knows people are reading it. The Assistant Mayor with responsibility for the Environment and Food, Gus Hoyt has made a strong …