Urgenci 2015 GA Survey

Urgenci’s next General Assembly (GA) will be held on November 22nd, 2015 following our International CSA conference and farm visits in China. The goals of the GA are to assess activities carried out since the last symposium in California in 2013, conduct elections for the next International Committee, and chart

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CSA thriving in China

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is one of the best examples of a successful, alternative food distribution system, providing real income to producers and affordable healthy food for consumers. Food continues to be grown in peri-urban areas and trust between producers and consumers is strengthened. And China has not been left

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Challenges in solidarity-based food chains, Italy, October 2014

The Italian LeTSFS workshop started on Thursday evening with an aperitif offered by the Amici del Parco Trotter Association. The meeting point was in front of the auditorium (a former church) inside the park, where the participants could meet the organizers and their hosts, as family hospitality was provided by

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Urgenci @ Expo dei Popoli – People’s Expo in Milan, June 3rd-5th.

People’s Expo: NGOs’ and Peasant’s Movements’ Response to Feeding the Planet Sustainably Three days of conferences, meetings and cultural events concerning Food Sovereignty and Environmental Justice On June 3rd-5th, the People’s Expo, an international forum of civil society and peasant’s movements brang together over 150 delegates from all over the

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Solidarity Food Open Space, June 2014 in the Czech Republic

Solidarity-food Open space was an event organized within the framework of LetSFS international project in the Czech Republic on 13th to 16th of June 2014. The purpose of the event was to introduce the adult learners from partner countries in the community supported agriculture scheme in practice and then open

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The Common Ground project, Europe – 2015.

According to Urgenci’s estimations, based on the figures collected in 16 different European countries, there were at least 4,000 CSA groups in 2014, involving nearly 465,000 consumers and 6,300 farms. Urgenci and its partners promote CSA as a cross-border and context-sensitive concept rather than a unique model. Our network thus

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