AN event made by and for young european agroecologists!
Let’s meet on Saturday 10th of September, from 14h30-17h00, during our workshops to exchange, engage in discussions and and find solutions together about key challenges, agroecology and the role of young generations.
We are delighted to welcome three young farmers who will share their experience and cross perspectives on how the new generation is reinventing farming!
Elena Escaño from Finca Montefrío is a Spanish Farmer and will guide us through the Dehesa, the typical ecosystem in Southern Spain. She will tell us about her #organic Iberian pig production fed with acorns.
Logan Strenchock is a garden team member at Zsámboki Biokert a 4-ha organic fruit and vegetable farm in Hungary and the Co-Founder of Cargonomia, a local food distribution and cargo bike center in Budapest. He enjoys getting his hands dirty in mixing research and practice in degrowth-inspired experimentation with a diverse team of collaborators living in Hungary, and across Europe.
Matteo Sala is graduated in agricultural science and technology from the University of Milan, he has started up a local urban agriculture reality in Nova Milanese (Milan, Italy) with three other young under-30s from the area: Ortofficina Società Agricola. The two-hectare land is used to grow vegetables, honey, medicinal plants and ancient grains sold locally. The space hosts #socialfarming activities and awareness-raising events related to agroecological, social and political issues on food production. Members collaborate with ARI Associazione Rurale Italiana, ECVC – European Coordination Via Campesina, Fuorimercato rete nazionale, Rete Semi Rurali and other local organisations.