Dr. Felix zu Löwenstein

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Felix Prinz zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg ist ein deutscher Agrarwissenschaftler und Landwirt.

Felix Prinz zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg is a German agricultural scientist and farmer. He is known as a critic of industrial agriculture. As chairman of the BÖLW (Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft) he helps to promote the development of the organic food industry and to create sustainable framework conditions. He converted the Habitzheim estate, which has been owned by the family for 500 years, to organic. For his many years of versatile commitment to organic farming, he was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit on Ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 2011 his book was published: „FOOD CRASH – Wir werden uns ökologisch ernähren oder gar nicht mehr“, and in 2015 " Es ist Genug da. Für Alle. Wenn wir den Hunger bekämpfen und nicht die Natur "

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Do we have to dare a new food system?

Do we have to dare a new food system?

A contribution by Dr. Felix zu Löwenstein (BÖLW)

Lack of seasonal workers and virus explosion in slaughterhouses, rising vegetable prices, climate crisis – all this demonstrates: Our food system is highly productive and (at least for the rich inhabitants of planet earth) guarantees an unprecedented rich and steady food supply - but it is not resilient.

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