EC-LLD
Meetings

Let’s Cultivate Diversity 2013

4 years after Rete Semi Rurali organized the Second meeting of the European exchange of knowledge and practices on the cultivation and processing of cereals, 12nd 15th June 2013 on the farm of Rosario e Giovanni Floriddia, near to Peccioli (PI), in Italy. During the...

Let’s Cultivate Diversity 2009

From Grain to Bread - Revival of cereal biodiversity and farmers' know-how Between June 23-26, 2009 over 150 farmers, bakers and researchers from 19 countries gathered on the farm of Cécile and Jean-François Berthellot to share their practices around various...

2014 London, UK

The EC-LLD organized a workshop during the London Seed Festival.

2013 LLD8 Basel, Switzerland

2013 LLD8 Basel, Switzerland 20th to 22nd September 2013 The eighth edition of this event was organised by ProSpecieRara and partner organizations in Switzerland, including SwissAid, Declaration of Bern, Vogelwarte Sempach, Kleinbauern-Vereinigung Schweiz, Sativa...

2012 LLD7 Strathpeffer, Scotland

The seventh edition of the forum was organised by the European Coordination: Let's Liberate Diversity in conjunction with the Scottish Crofting Federation, Heritage Seed Library/Garden Organic, Practical Action and other members of the UK Food Group. The Scottish...

2011 LLD6 Szeged, Hungary

The 2011 edition of the forum was be held in Szeged, Hungary, during the Hungarian presidency of the European Union. It was organised by Vedegylet, an organisation of political ecology, and the Environmental Social Science Research Group (ESSRG) connected to the Szent...

2010 LLD5 Graz, Austria

Following a short break, the Let's Liberate Diversity! series continued in Graz, Austria, in March 2010. On this occasion the organizers, including Arche Noah and Via Campesina Austria, chose to focus on themes such as reform of European legislation on seeds (Better...

2008 LLD4 Ascoli Piceno, Italy

In October 2008 the honor of hosting the next edition of Let's Liberate Diversity! fell to Italy. Organized by the Rete Semi Rurali in collaboration with the European organizing committee created in Halle, the forum was held in Ascoli in the Marche region. Farmers'...

2007 LLD3 Halle, Germany

The third forum, Let's Liberate Diversity! held in Halle, Germany, organized jointly by the BUKO Campaign against Biopiracy, IG Saatgut (Network of GMO free seeds) and the European Civic Forum in May 2007. Based on the example of GM wheat trials in the gene bank of...

2006 LLD2 Bullas, Spain

The second edition of Let's Liberate Diversity! was held in Bullas, Spain, in the organization of the Red de Semillas "Resembrando y Intercambiando" in October 2006. The main point of discussion on the agenda of this meeting was the bill of the European Directive on...