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Blog posts about relevant events near you

best practice, farmerasmus | 20.02.2017

FarmEramus in Belgium: Diversity is the watchword on organic farming exchange

“I saw lots of innovative ideas, new and different from the methods we use for working the land in Bulgaria. I want to try some of them to see how they will work out at home”, says Stefan Lazarov, a farmer and teacher from Bulgaria, who joined the FarmErasmus Programme. The FarmErasmus programme offered visiting … Continue reading “FarmEramus in Belgium: Diversity is the watchword on organic farming exchange”

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best practice, farmerasmus | 13.02.2017

FarmErasmus: Belgian and Bulgarian farmers visit Loir-et-Cher, France

Imagine a kind of crane, hanging from the ceiling of a barn, which would be used to shift large quantities of grass in a single move, expertly steered by a young farmer. “It would be so practical if I had this on my farm!”, says Jarno enthusiastically. Just into his twenties, Jarno is taking part … Continue reading “FarmErasmus: Belgian and Bulgarian farmers visit Loir-et-Cher, France”

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best practices, farmerasmus | 30.01.2017

FarmErasmus: Belgian farmers visit French colleagues

Last week saw the launch of our FarmErasmus programme, with 16 farmers from France, Bulgaria and Belgium converging to exchange tips and tricks on eco-farming. We pulled on our boots and followed some of the Belgian participants as they toured the Vendée region of western France. We travelled with: Anne-France (47), who grows cereal crops … Continue reading “FarmErasmus: Belgian farmers visit French colleagues”

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best practice, greenpeace, open farm | 05.10.2016

Ecological farming in the vegetable garden: biodiversity at its best

Greenpeace Bulgaria runs open farm days for Bulgarian farmers at ecological farms around the country. The second event of the series took place on 2 September in the Varna region of north-east Bulgaria. Konstantin Yanev, the owner of a permaculture vegetable farm in the village of Oreshak, opened his farm gates to share his experience … Continue reading “Ecological farming in the vegetable garden: biodiversity at its best”

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best practice, greenpeace, open farm | 21.07.2016

Ecological apple farming: mission is possible!

Greenpeace Bulgaria runs open farm days for Bulgarian farmers at ecological farms around the country. The initiative was launched on 23 June in the Montana region of north-west Bulgaria. Pavlin Pantov, owner of an organic apple farm in the village of Dolno Belotinci, opened his garden gates to share his experience as an ecological farming … Continue reading “Ecological apple farming: mission is possible!”

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