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Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2014

Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food January 2014

Venue: Aula of the University of Amsterdam

The topic for the Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2014 is ‘Cooking up the Low Countries: Visual and Textual Representations of Culinary Culture in Belgium and the Netherlands (16th-21st century)’.

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Agricultural Land (Utilisation Act) 1931


Land settlement scheme

Land settlement scheme

The Agricultural Land (Utilisation) Act 1931 was passed to facilitate the extension of the allotment system and was intended to be repealed as soon as the crisis was over (Thorpe 1969, 18).

RHS Wisley allotment

Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening. Their goal is to help people share a passion for plants, to encourage excellence in horticulture and inspire all those with an interest in gardening.  more...


Save Farm Terrace Allotments

Farm Terrace Allotments is fighting to save its site.

Farm Terrace Allotment site has existed since 1896. It stands in the centre of the hugely urbanized town of Watford as an oasis in an urban jungle. more...