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Beyond Organic Farming: Food Security in the Age of Shortages

February 27, 2009

18 February 2009

Food security

There are many who are extremely concerned by the threat posed to agriculture by climate change and a world running low on fossil fuels. But when Patrick Holden first started to consider the implications of trying to run his organic farm without fuel or even electricity, he became so alarmed he re-thought his entire philosophical approach to organic farming. 
He explains why we need to fundamentally change the way we produce our food and how this shift can be achieved.


Patrick Holden
Director: Soils Association UK

Further Information

Organic Federation of Australia


Paul Barclay


Ian Coombe

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