Food and Farming

Harmony in Food and Farming seeks to demonstrate how and why we must put principles of Harmony into practice to accelerate the transition to sustainable food and farming systems that work with nature, rather than against it. Achieving this change will require a new approach which puts the observation of natural ecosystems at its core, developing a sense of connectedness with the environment and each other.

To live in harmony with nature, we too must become stewards of natural capital, acknowledging and nurturing vitally important species like bees, the original stewards of the... more
If we were to review our particular fields of activity through a Harmony lens, how would this inspiration find expression in our future work? Founder and Chief Executive of the Sustainable Food Trust, Patrick Holden, reflects on how he has been influenced by principles of Harmony.... more
I have always believed that it is possible, if we farm in harmony with nature, for the vast community of bacteria, fungi, soil-invertebrates, wildflowers, insects, amphibians, birds and small mammals to coexist in a balanced way with a food production system – even if the farmer, in this case me,... more