Stories by Sjoerd Wartena

Sjoerd Wartena worked at the Amsterdam University library and moved to France in 1973 to become a goat farmer. He was active in the organic agriculture movement and in 2003 cofounded the Terre de Liens association and was president for its first ten years. He considers this organization the logical consequence of his adaption to the traditional way of farming he discovered in France, which he believes to be a healthy and “modern” alternative to destructive large-scale farming. subscribe to Sjoerd Wartena's feed

Posted on: Nov 21, 2016, Source: Levellers Press

Their fundamental premise is that the value of farmland lies in its contribution to food production, lasting ecosystems and human life—not financial gain.