This is a historical moment as URGENCI is launching its first online course – an e-learning course for food citizens — with a live session to be held today, Monday 10 January at 1400 CET. This capacity-building training is designed for 20-25 food community members from different parts of the world who are interested in making more sustainable food choices, learning about farmer fairness and protecting the planet.
The course will be offered using URGENCI’s new online learning platform, https://hub.urgenci.net/.
Mediterranean Caravan of Agroecology: Stories from the Field collected during the Kick Off Meeting in Portugal
This is the diary from the second day of the Kick-Off Meeting of the Mediterranean Caravan of Agroecology -project, held in Portugal 18-20 October 2021. The visits described here are to Quinta Jasmim and Projeto Criana. By Carlota Ribeiro Sanches, from FCiencias.
Are you interested to know how you can make more sustainable food choices, fair to farmers and the planet? Would you like to become active in a food community and understand how it works? If you’re intrigued to know what it means to be a Food Citizen then join us
The first Central and Eastern European meeting of Community-Supported Agriculture just kicked off in Wroclaw, Poland!
Wroclaw, Poland, 12 November 2021 The first Central and Eastern European meeting of Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) just kicked off: 30 participants from 6 different countries travelled to EkoCentrum Wrocław, Poland (https://bit.ly/3Hj2Wl2). All participants are citizens and farmers willing to build resilient food communities, where local, ecologically produced food is accessible and considered
Shortening the Distance, Building the Food Community: The organic market Bazar Ekologiczny Krótka Droga, Wrocław
By Mariusz Sibila, Eva Riecanska, Monika Onyszkiewicz Photo credits @KrotkaDrogaBazar (https://www.facebook.com/krotkadrogabazar/photos) The story of the Bazar Ekologiczny Krótka Droga started to unfold in 2009 when a group of local activists in Wrocław set up the Falanster – a book store and a café. At that time, a delegation of consumers
By Anna Morera, DEAFAL The E+ MedCaravan project started a few months ago. Deafal is the lead organisation of a large consortium of Mediterranean organisations: Budgay (Turkey), Zelena Tranzicija (Serbia), HSEP (Croatia), Fciencias.Id (Portugal) and the international network of CSA/LSPA Urgenci (France). Furthermore, we count on the support of a network
To give you some more context to what we are discussing during our symposium, download a study guide here: English version Versão em português Versión en español Join us in the Symposium which is running from 25-29th of October urgenci.net/symposium2021
We’re excited to show you the full programme for the 8th International CSA Symposium. The Symposium will feature thematic days each filled with workshops and plenaries. In addition, we also have a film festival with a great playlist on our YouTube channel. More films will be added in the next
The International Committee of URGENCI is pleased to announce Decolonize your Plate, Amazonize the World, the online International Symposium of Community -Supported Agriculture (CSA), 25-30 October 2021. It will be the 8th edition of URGENCI’s International Symposium, and will combine with the 5th European Meeting of CSA movements. It will also mark the 10th anniversary of CSA Brasil. It will be followed by the General Assembly of the international network URGENCI, 2-3 November.
URGENCI MEMBERSHIP FEE 2021 BIDDING ROUND (Also available in pdf – 374 Ko) What is the objective this year? The Covid-19 crisis is ongoing in many parts of the world and its impact is still unfolding. At this frightening moment when we need solidarity and compassion so badly, but can
“More mentors for stronger CSA Networks”, 22 June 2021 As the Community Supported Agriculture movement grows and becomes more structured with an increased number of CSA networks, CSA mentorship programmes are also multiplying. There are two major reasons for this. On the one hand, as the years pass, more experience
A reflection on the role of local and solidarity -based partnerships for Agroecology in supporting cultivated biodiversity.