Farm Talks

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Lessons Learned from a Qualitative Sustainability Assessment Method ‘Farm Talks’

Evelien M. de Olde, Petra Derkzen, Frank W. Oudshoorn, Claus A.G. Sørensen

Farm Talks were started in 2008 by the biodynamic farming association and the Demeter organization in the Netherlands to improve the awareness for sustainability and the biodynamic principles. In each Farm Talk, a farm is visited by a small group of fellow farmers to discuss farming practices and to explore how the farm could develop its sustainability performance in a structured discussion. The Farm Talks method presents a novel approach to sustainability assessments in agriculture. ...