Farms of life

 

For you, our life rafts
You people who are reading this for the first time, you really have to listen, otherwise you too will fall into the hole.
We are hiring
We are recruiting activators. These are the people, women or men, who take charge of the creation of the community and the farm. {Youtube}
L'autonomie
L'autonomie pour la future civilisation consiste en deux choses : Se passer de tout ce que la civilisation actuelle produit Produire ce dont les
L'autonomie
L'autonomie pour la future civilisation consiste en deux choses : Se passer de tout ce que la civilisation actuelle produit Produire ce dont les
Resilience
Resilience is the quality that defines the ability of a system to withstand attacks. For the farms of life, resilience will have to face the
Politics
Our relationship with the present civilization. The organization of the firm after collapse
The community
Build a community in a new civilization ... Abandoned everything that rotted our lives, but also produce everything that is essential to the
The fields
The search for land is an action that requires a united and voluntary community. This is the first major difficulty that must be overcome.

Code of ethics

General ethics

The "Farms of Life" association will respect the principles of permaculture in order to design and create sustainable living spaces for the inhabitants when the changes will directly reach the essential elements of human survival.

These elements are water, food, care, culture and joy.

Before this situation, it will work to create future conditions, preserving the current quality of life and using the appropriate technical and technological means to build these sustainable livelihoods.

Permacultural ethics

The three ethical principles of permaculture:

Take care of the Earth.
Take care of the human.
Create abundance in order to share it equitably.
Represent the basic foundation of the values ​​of the association "farms of life".

These three ethical principles will guide, at least *, the association "The Farms of Life" in its various decisions, as well as in its choice of agreements, conventions or institutional and financial partnerships.

The association "Farms of Life" therefore can not, if it is aware, be associated with institutions, companies or public or private partners not working in accordance with the principles permacoles.

Definition of permaculture:

Permaculture is a holistic and ethical science aimed at designing sustainable human ecosystems (architectural, cultural, agricultural ...) inspired by the principles of ecology, knowledge of traditional societies and technology, in order to create stable and sustainable productions. resilient.

Its goal is to strive for ways of life and functioning in respect of the entire living world.

Apolitical

The association "farms of life" is apartisane and can in no way be affiliated to a political movement.

The association "farms of life" remains, in all circumstances, independent of any party or political movement.

However, the representatives and members of the association "Farms of Life" are free to exercise, in a personal capacity, their beliefs and to act provided that it is outside the frameworks of the association.

non-religious

The association "Farms of Life" is not related to any religion or belief in particular.

She does not proselytize and is committed to having a spirit of openness and tolerance beyond any dogma.

The association "farms of life" remains, in all circumstances, independent of all denominations, religions, beliefs or dogmas.

However, the representatives and members of the "Farms of Life" association are free to exercise, in a personal capacity, their confession whatever it may be, without discrimination.

Non-discriminant

The "Farms of Life" association promotes the diversity of its members and elected members, without discrimination based on nationality or origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, disability, age or gender.

It also values ​​gender parity, the mix of cultures and generations.

intergenerational

The association "Farms of Life" strives to make its events and activities accessible to all audiences.

It favors manifestations and inclusive, family and intergenerational functioning.

In particular, it promotes the integration of young people into decision-making and working groups.

 
Financial accessibility

The "Farms of Life" association favors access to the products of its work, be it food in all its forms, the shows it organizes and the mutual support it encourages.

It promotes accessible rates for the greatest number and / or conscious and free participation.

kindness

The association "Farms of Life" favors action, organization and speech benevolent and joyful.

It evolves and develops in a positive, creative and constructive spirit.

It values ​​the sharing of knowledge and multiple intelligences.

Governance and cooperation

The "Farms of Life" association operates as much as possible in a horizontal mode of governance with no central or hierarchical position and favors collegial and consensus decisions.

It privileges the parity of the members between them, and has confidence a priori in the competence and the self-responsibility of each one for the good functioning of the group.

It has a mode of organic self-organization * privileging resilience.

The association "Farms of Life", promotes in its internal and external functioning, co-creation, collective intelligence and cooperation.

Transparency

The association "Farms of Life" brings to the exchanges values ​​of fairness, openness to others and transparency.

It works seamlessly both towards its members and towards the outside public.

It communicates, in particular, its internal modes of operation, sharing the minutes of the meetings and decisions of the "Board of Activators" and making accessible its accounts.

* organic: functioning as a living organism where organs and cells act together in an evolutionary way towards a common goal.

** resilience: ability to cope with hardship

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The association "Farms of Life" is constantly striving to move towards a mode of ethical development, resilient and sustainable, with respect for the living, the planet and future generations.

The "Farms of Life" association is committed to improving and improving its environment.

The "Farms of Life" association promotes the holistic and systemic vision of permaculture.

The three ethical pillars form the basis of the permaculture and values ​​of the "farms of life" association:

Take care of the Earth
Take care of the human
Create abundance in order to share it equitably
The principles of conceptions and attitudes of permaculture defined by its co-founders, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, also guide the actions and decisions of the association "Farms of Life".