Community Supported Fisheries around Europe: Turkey

A contribution by Thibault Josse, Pleine Mer / URGENCI Seas surround Turkey on three sides: the Mediterranean Sea to the south, the Black Sea to the north, and the Aegean Sea to the west, and fishing is also common in lakes and rivers in the interior regions of the country.

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Community Supported Fisheries Around Europe: Italy

A contribution by Thibault Josse, from Pleine Mer / URGENCI Italy is the country with the largest volume of fish landed in the Mediterranean. In the 1950s, Italian fishermen landed 350,000 tons of fish per year, a tonnage that increased enormously afterwards to reach a peak of 850,000 tons in

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Strasbourg Conference: Social Economy, the Future of Europe

The Social Economy, the Future of Europe was a big conference held in Strasbourg, 5th and 6th May. The underlying theme was to gather input from various actors for the upcoming European Green Deal. A group of some ten members of RIPESS Europe were involved in organizing and participating in

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Closed-cycle farming and youth education in Italy

Cover image: Miguel holding warm compost from the thermal pile Tularù farm is a farm located 850 meters above sea level, in a mountain area 15 km from Rieti in the north part of the Lazio Region in Italy. The picturesque farm is run by Miguel and his wife Alessandra

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What are we going to eat tomorrow around the Mediterranean sea ?

Belgrade, Serbia, 29 March 2022 A three-day international conference dedicated to agroecology kicked off in Belgrade on the 28th of March. From March 28 to 30, an international working meeting dedicated to agroecology – ecological agriculture, which contributes to sustainability and climate resilience, is taking place in Belgrade for the

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Job Announcement: Project and Finance Manager

EN URGENCI, the international network of Local and Solidarity -based Partnerships, including Community Supported Agriculture, is looking for a Project and Finance Manager, a full-time position based in France, with the possibility to work remotely. Join a small team and a big movement! Please send in your applications before by

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Community Building on a CSA Farm, in Hungary

By Zsofia Perenyi, TVE, also Special Expert on Education and Training in URGENCI, There is a wonderful CSA farm in West part of Hungary, in a small village called Dunasziget.  It is like a little fairy-tale land: a beautifully renovated hundred-year-old adobe house hides in the trees, at the end of the

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Make CSA not war!

Everyone is dealing with the conflict in Ukraine. Everyone is experiencing anxiety, fear, worry… Even me. In such a situation, does it make sense to spread awareness about something like Community Supported Agriculture? I’ve been thinking about it all day. I think it’s important. It’s exactly what I can do

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