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  • CALL FOR ACTION for "Good food good farming" on. 27/28 Oct. 2018. This autumn, join thousands of others across Europe and unleash your imagination – organise a demonstration, a protest picnic or any other creative way of showing the food and farming future we want and need.
    See the call in different languages on the website
  • 3rd Forestry Workshop, 18-21 Oct 2018, EE (Registration closed) programme and background information are available now on our page.
  • Our Newsletter 2/2018 is on-line: : forestry workshop programme, Youth scholarships, journey book and other partners news are available!
  • Sandor Koles was one of the initiators of village caretaker in the late 80s in Hungary and helped to nurture this network until it had become an official program of the Ministry of Social Affairs, in the 2000s.
    He is no more working with the network but shared this experience aiming at alleviating rural isolation and supporting socal link in our past Market of Initiatives during ERP2017.
    You can find the presentation on our website
  • Herb Gathering:"grey zones", local economy and traditional knowledge. More than 30 people from 12 countries participated in the Herb Gathering, organised in Harghita county (RO) on April 26-29th. The visits to commercial initiatives, social farming or social inclusion projects linked to aromatic, cosmetic and medicinal plants were an opportunity to identify their positive environmental and social aspects for rural development but also where there was space for improvement. Participants also raised issues related to legal framework, its constraints and “grey zones” for small producers, as well as topics of markets, consumers’ awareness or traditional knowledge. Commitments and proposals for the future will be presented in the report. Enjoy some photos of the gathering.
  • “Creative Entrepreneurship Network” fosters young people creativity in a cross-border region between Bulgaria and Republic of Macedonia. It was presented by Rositsa Dzhanbazova during the Market of Initiative in the past ERP2017. You will find a detailed presentation on our page