Access To Land

From peasant agriculture to the local and convivial supply economy of the future

by Christian Hiß, 2015

The term ´peasant agriculture´ generally describes a type of rural economy that practically does not exist in our society, which is dominated by industrial and service economy. The term is however present with most people as an image, a memory, something that provides them with feelings of existential security, an outlasting societal constant. It carries positive attributes, for the farmers and their representatives as well as for society and politics. Thus, it is strange that peasant agriculture has no chance to continue since decades, even though it is described positively and still is desired as essential part of society.

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