Memorandum of Understanding between FAO and Urgenci

PRESS RELEASE : Memorandum of Understanding signed in Rome : Urgenci officially recognized as long-term partner by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). 30 October 2017 will remain a singular moment in the history of Urgenci, the network of Community Supported Agriculture. A 3-year Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the President of the International Committee, Judith...
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URGENCI has started a CSA network in Mexico

by Josefina Cendejas, Urgenci’s IC member for Latin America Urgenci, the international CSA network organized the 1st national CSA meeting (or ARC/ Agricultura de Responsabilidad Compartida – Shared Responsibility Agriculture) in Mexico from July 6 to 8 in Morelia and Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. The main objective was to foster dialogue between producer organizations and members of...
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Access to land and CSA – stories from Europe

Access to agricultural land has become a major issue throughout Europe – we are witnessing loss of land, land degradation, land concentration, land price increases and speculation. Yet the growing demand for local, fair and organic food cannot be met without the land and the committed farmers. Community Supported Agriculture has emerged as a powerful...
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¡Compartiendo la cosecha!

A very good news for all Spanish-speaking CSA activists ! Ecologistas en Acción finally published the e-book : Compartiendo la cosecha: Agricultura Apoyada por la Comunidad, una guía ciudadana, a Spanish version of Sharing the Harvest, by Elizabeth Henderson y Robyn Van En. In this Spanish translation of the thoroughly revised and expanded classic, Elizabeth Henderson provides...
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Irish CSA Celebrated at the Feeding Ourselves 2017 Gathering

The ​​Feeding Ourselves 2017 ​gathering at the WeCreate centre in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Ireland, ​is a now annual event that focuses on community and agroecological approaches to farming and food. This year, 70 people came together over a night and two days to meet up, hang out, plot, plan and generally get energised and inspired by each other's company.