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YOU PAY, YOU EAT, YOU DECIDE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The European Union is deciding on the future of our food and agriculture right now. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was supposed to become greener - but this idea is under pressure.
 
We've collected emailadresses of parliamentarians that don't really care about greening. Why?Ask them! Every email from an European citizen represents 10.000 voices, so your email can make a difference.

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What is the CAP?
 

 

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the European Union is a very influential and important piece of policy. It comprises over 40% of the entire budget of the EU - over 50 billion per year! It forms our countryside, the environment, the social landscape and most importantly: it decides what you get to eat.

In 2013 the CAP will undergo major reforms. The reforms will influence the way our food is produced, how the European landscape is shaped and the way our food is distributed on a global scale. In other words, they will determine the future of our food. This does not make the CAP an issue solely for politicians and farmers, but for every European citizen.


If we want to make a change, join us now

This website was set up by the Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) to make people aware that such an influential policy exists and to offer them ways in which they can participate in the fight for a better, cleaner and more fair CAP.

Throughout Europe, young people, farmers, producers, consumers and all European citizens are asked to start asking the right questions, form or partake in campaigns and work towards a better future. It can be done, it shall be done, we will be the ones to do it. With your help.






Event: 'We've had enough' demonstration

Event: 'We've had enough' demonstration

Agricultural ministers from all EU Member States gather in Berlin for the International Green Week. A perfect opportunity for European citizens to come together to show policy makers that we demand a green and fair CAP!

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