15 episodes

It all comes back to land.

Landscapes is an interview style podcast about the role of land in society and the environment, presented by Adam Calo.

Landscapes Adam Calo

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It all comes back to land.

Landscapes is an interview style podcast about the role of land in society and the environment, presented by Adam Calo.

    Building new land relations from within the core - (Dido van Oosten)

    Building new land relations from within the core - (Dido van Oosten)

    The Netherlands is a world leader in the industrial model of agriculture with speculation-driven land prices to match. Dido van Oosten of Stitchting Kapitaloceen presents a strategy for unravelling entrenched land relations from within a place where property is sacred.
    Episode Links
    Nicholas Blomley: Performing Property: Making the World Mietshäuser Syndikat De Warmonderhof training program Land van Ons Vrijcoop collective housing project
    Landscapes is produced by Adam Calo. A complete written transcript of the episode can be found on Adam’s newsletter: Land Food Nexus.
    Send feedback or questions to adamcalo@substack.com or https://bsky.app/profile/adamcalo.bsky.social 
    Music by Blue Dot Sessions: “Kilkerrin” by Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue).

    • 54 min
    The People's Land Policy - (Bonnie VandeSteeg)

    The People's Land Policy - (Bonnie VandeSteeg)

    Recognizing how systems of private property control new visions of land use is one thing. Working on a political process of land reform is another. Bonnie VandeSteeg of the People's Land Policy discusses the recent program outlined in: Towards a Manifesto for Land Justice.
    Episode Links
    Land for What? Land for Whom? by Dr Bonnie VandeSteeg Towards a Manifesto for Land Justice A People's food policy from the Land Worker's Alliance Scottish Land Commission Liverpool Land Commission Southwark Land Commission Land for the Many, 2019, UK Labour Right to Roam Campaign Dartmoor Wild Camping court case Climate Litigation Example Access and Property: A Question of Power and Authority. Sikor and Lund 2009 Three Acres and a Cow The Diggers
    Landscapes is produced by Adam Calo. A complete written transcript of the episode can be found on Adam’s newsletter: Land Food Nexus.
    Send feedback or questions to adamcalo@substack.com or https://bsky.app/profile/adamcalo.bsky.social 

    Music by Blue Dot Sessions: “Kilkerrin” by Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue).
       

    • 55 min
    Holistic grazing, holistic thinking - (Nikki Yoxall)

    Holistic grazing, holistic thinking - (Nikki Yoxall)

    A recent wave of sustainability claims confidently dictate how, for what, and where we ought to use land for climate mitigation and biodiversity conservation. Nikki Yoxall, a self proclaimed regenerative landscape manager walks through her thinking on land use decision making and responds to these critiques.
    Episode Links
    Food without agriculture, Nature Sustainability  Guthman on the problems with localism DeLind on the problems with localism Phil Loring – deeper meaning of regen ag Understanding Ag team in the US Paige Stanley’s rangelands research Pasture for Life Remembering David Stanley Carbon Cowboys Network Samantha Mosier article on evidence of benefits of Adaptive Multi-Paddock Grazing Soilmentor  Highlands Rewilding Hannah Ritchie introducing her new book An environmentalist gets lunch – Hannah Ritchie The Cruel Fantasies of Well-Fed People, George Monbiot EU project on livestock futures  
    Landscapes is produced by Adam Calo. A complete written transcript of the episode can be found on Adam’s newsletter: Land Food Nexus.   

    Send feedback or questions to adamcalo@substack.com or https://bsky.app/profile/adamcalo.bsky.social 

    Music by Blue Dot Sessions: “Kilkerrin” by Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue).
     
     
     
     
     
     

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Visible Hand - Roz Corbett

    The Visible Hand - Roz Corbett

    Normally, land owners get a powerful say in the direction of land use. But what if we could design policies such that public values of land use directed who gets to own the land?
    PhD student and farmer Roz Corbett travels to France to find out.
    Episode Links
    Public consultation on the Proposed Land Ownership and Public Interest (Scotland) Bill (closes 12th September 2023)
    Scotland’s Rural Land Market insights (Scottish Land Commission)
    Tim Lang, Feeding Britain
    Terre des Liens
    How the authorisation system works and it’s impact on land market competition
    Summary article on the development of the new Land law in France
    Amelia Veitch
    Speculation in French agricultural land markets and the impact on SAFER decisions on land allocations
    Article exploring the impact on proactive local authority support for agroecological installations
    Resistance to mega basins 1
    Resistance to mega basins 2
    Agroecological Transitions for Territorial Food Systems Project
    Landscapes is produced by Adam Calo. A complete written transcript of the episode and extended shownotes can be found on Adam’s newsletter: Land Food Nexus.  Send feedback or questions to adamcalo@substack.com. 
    This podcast was a team effort of Tanguy Martin from Terre de Liens, Amelia Veitch from the Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Politique (LAP-EHESS) and the University of Lausanne, Hélène Bechet and Alice Martin-Prevel from Terre de Liens, and Claire Lamine from INRAE for her involvement and support through the ATTER project. Georgie Styles provided production and audio mastering support.
    With thanks to the ATTER project for funding this podcast. 
    Music by Blue Dot Sessions: “Kilkerrin” by Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue).
     
     

    • 36 min
    The Where of Law - Nicholas Blomley

    The Where of Law - Nicholas Blomley

    Reforming property for sustainability requires both innovation in the law as well as in how we relate to land. Legal geography is a conceptual project that describes how law and space interact. Frankie McCarthy (lawyer) and Nicholas Blomley (geographer) discuss property through the legal geography lens.
    Episode Links
    Frankie McCarthy
    Nicholas Blomley
    Remember property? Progress in Human Geography
    A Statement of Progressive Property
    State v Shack case
    Performing Property: Making The World. Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence
    The Mystery of Capital. Hernando de Soto
    Why Are We Allowing the Private Sector to Take Over Our Public Works? The New York Times. Brett Christophers
    Blomley on housing justice
    Landscapes is produced by Adam Calo. A complete written transcript of the episode can be found on Adam’s newsletter: Land Food Nexus.  Send feedback or questions to adamcalo@substack.com. Music by Blue Dot Sessions: “Kilkerrin” by Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue).

    • 52 min
    Farm Subsidies and the Green Transition - Kai Heron

    Farm Subsidies and the Green Transition - Kai Heron

    Brexit produced a once a generation chance to create a wholesale reform of agricultural subsidies. Kai Heron works through what the England's new farm subsidy plan reveals about the politics of food system transformation. 
    Episode Links
    Kai Heron on Twitter You can’t eat profits: A democratic vision for England’s tormented farmlands. The New Statesman. By Kai Heron, Alex Heffron and Rob Booth Climate Leninism and Revolutionary Transition.  Spectre Journal. Kai Heron and Jodi Dean ELMS description from DEFRA Indonesian farm workers in the UK and debt bondage History of the World in Seven Cheap Things WWF FOI on UK’s climate targets Eric Ross, The Malthus Factor US food policy and Haitian rice Women: The Last Colony: Maria Mies,  Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, Claudia von Werlhof The Classical Agrarian Question: Myth, Reality and Relevance Today: Sam Moyo On carbon markets and their overhype: The Value of a Whale, Buller Sustain on ELMs Climate apartheid Mark Fisher Capitalist Realism Rosa Luxemburg Reform or Revolution Nancy Fraser on Polanyi Maria Mies on subsistence Public Common Partnerships, Commonwealth Kai on the banana discourse Right to Roam campaign England Landscapes is produced by Adam Calo. A complete written transcript of the episode can be found on Adam’s newsletter: Land Food Nexus  
    Send feedback or questions to adamcalo@substack.com
    Music by Blue Dot Sessions: “Kilkerrin” by Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue).

    • 1 hr 12 min

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