We’re super-excited to be welcoming all our #urbanisinginplace partners from Riga, Brussels and Rosario to @fortyhallfarm for the first day of five sharing knowledge and experience about peri urban farming
This morning we’re sharing our action plans for each city for the next 18 months. Our colleagues from Argentina are updating us on the political changes in Rosario and the implications it has the urban agroecology programme there
Sunday is car free day in Rosario. And the quiet streets are being well used by cyclists,skaters and pedestrians - dogs, lots of dogs
This growers works with his parents on a family farm. They provide opportunities for street children to work on the farm, facilitated by the municipality. This is voluntary work they don’t get paid for it.
Kicking off day 3 in Rosario. Today we are looking at issues of waste management in Rosario & developing our research strategy for urbanisinginplace.org exploring #urban#agroecology in London, Rosario, Riga & Brussels. Follow this #thread to find out about today’s
In Rosario there is a source separated municipal waste system. But the organic waste fraction is often contaminated and not to produce compost fit for agroecological farmers
They are therefore focusing on identifying and securing appropriate waste resources and capturing them before they enter the waste stream