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Final workshop: Prototyping the Food Commons

Prototyping the Food Commons was the final workshop in the Algorithmic Food Justice series. In this day-long workshop held at Spitalfields Farm, we brainstormed ideas for new algorithmic systems to create a future food commons. In the morning session, we asked participants to read a series of scenarios from our second workshop – a live …

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Second workshop: Now London is a City Farm

‘Now London is a City Farm’ was the second of four workshops in the Algorithmic Food Justice series to explore and prototype new systems to serve the needs of humans and non-humans (such as seeds, soil and water). In this workshop we played a game with various characters to imagine a more sustainable, inclusive and …

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Upcoming Workshop: Now London is a city farm

“It’s 2035, fifteen years after The Great Food Emergency. Londoners discuss their roles in recreating the great metropolis as a city farm.” Join us for a workshop, where we use roleplay to explore what London would be like if all available spaces were turned over to urban farming. Participants will be given different roles to …

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First workshop: Mapping the Future Farm

On Monday the 30th September 2019 we held our first workshop at Spitalfields City Farm on the topic: Mapping the Future Farm. We had about 15 participants from a range of community gardens and organisations including the London Freedom Seed Bank, Cordwainers Grow, Phytology/Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, John Evelyn Community Garden, the Permaculture Association, the …

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Upcoming workshop 1: Mapping the future city farm

Between September and December 2019 we will be holding four workshops to prototype new value systems that embed the interests of non-humans such as seeds, soil and water to create more sustainable, inclusive and just food futures in the city. Workshop 1: Mapping the future city farm will take place on 30th September. At this …

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