Solid Base – financial sustainability of Community Supported Agriculture

Solid Base – financial sustainability of Community Supported Agriculture

The „Solid Base“ project (2017-1-HU01-KA204-036011) is an European research and training project carried out from the Agronauts together with the Solawi ( German community supported agriculture) network, the international network for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Urgenci, the Czech organisation AMPI an the coordinating organisation TVE from Hungary. The objective of the project is to investigate…

BOOK “REGIONALWERT AG – STRENGHTHEN THE REGIONAL ECONOMY WITH CITIZEN SHARES

BOOK “REGIONALWERT AG – STRENGHTHEN THE REGIONAL ECONOMY WITH CITIZEN SHARES

The concept of the citizen shareholder company Regionalwert AG has been written down in a book by founder Christian Hiss. The book is in German but there is an English excerpt that can be downloaded below. „Enough has been said, now is the time to act”, that is the maxim of master gardener and farmer…

ACCESS TO LAND

ACCESS TO LAND

The Agronauts in cooperation with Regionalwert AG are active in the network Access to Land since the beginning. Since 2011 many meetings, projects, a petition to the European Parliament and a movie were happening. An overview of the network here Access to land network (English). Here the petition “Soil as a common good” to the…

OVERVIEW ON COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE IN EUROPE

OVERVIEW ON COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE IN EUROPE

The overview on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in Europe is published! It was released from the European CSA Research Group (http://urgenci.net/the-csa-research-group/). From over 20 countries participants of the interface agriculture/ research/ social movements came together to a meeting organised by the Agronauts in the Black Forest. As a result, they laid the foundation for a…

HOW REGIONAL DOES THE CITY OF FREIBURG EAT?

HOW REGIONAL DOES THE CITY OF FREIBURG EAT?

The question „How regional does Freiburg feed itself?” is really important for the Agronauten since a long time. All the better that this question has now been analysed in a research for the first time in Germany – with advisory activity of the Agronauten. The research “Regional consumption Freiburg”, that was undertaken from the Forschungsinstitut…

CALCULATE CORRECTLY

CALCULATE CORRECTLY

The project „Calculate Correctly” with the determination of the real costs of products and services of an ecological farm. The heart of the project is the creation of an exemplary accounting of three partner farms of Regionalwert AG Freiburg including a monetary assessment of externalities- those services of business actions, that are not compensated. These…