Organic Youth Guide

One year of voluntary service at IFOAM EU has passed for all 5 of us!  Our one-year
experience at IFOAM EU helped us to understand how organic agriculture fits into that
idealistic picture and we have decided to write this guide in order to share our findings with
other organic enthusiasts and people who want to learn more.

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Organic agriculture in Greece

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(c) Marie-Chiara Tort

According to the Pilot Project ‘’Organic agriculture in European countries-Training on European standards for Ecological agricultural production – EcoJob – AP’’ organic agriculture in Greece has its roots in the ecological movement at the beginning of the 1980s. The first organic farmers were mostly amateurs who experimented with different organic cultivation methods, e.g. according to Steiner, Fukuoka and others. Continue reading

Five stars for volunteering at the organic agriculture sector

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We are the five volunteers that moved from five European Union’s countries to its capital, Brussels, to take part in the European Voluntary Service. Coming from Croatia, France, Greece, Lithuania and Spain to help organic food and farming position itself properly within the EU regulation and to promote the green, eco-friendly and sustainable nature of this agricultural sector.

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