The Myth of Monoculture


The Myth of Monoculture is that it is an efficient farming method. Ecological systems, however, have far better productivity and suit our nutritional needs.

Interviewed at a Slow Food conference, Vandana pointed out several clear reasons why the recent drive for GM crops to ‘feed the world’ simply misses the point. Ecological thinking is required to move on in a sustainable manner in order to feed the world, not continued industrialisation.

“Dr Shiva hits the nail on the head. When you look at the science it is obvious why so many experts tell us that farming has to change,” says Jason Ball, our farm’s Manager for Biodiversity and Alternative Energy.

Watch Vandana on video…


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