The Agri-Food Federation of CCOO in collaboration with the City of Mazarron is developing a pilot project TREDAR rural development Ministry of Agriculture.
This Saturday March 10 will begin a course of practical agroecology with 25 participants (mostly women), will develop in the next 3 weekends 7:30 p.m. 15:30 hours on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 to 14pm.
The Agri-Food Federation of CCOO, in cooperation with the municipality of Mazarron is conducting an agroecological experience under the pilot project development TREDAR rural development Ministry of Agriculture.
As a peculiarity of this training, students learn in a garden that is awarded to them to produce for home consumption for a year.
Each garden has about 50 m2 and are equipped with fencing and drip AGRIMUR local company has provided tools.
For people who take advantage of better training and better manage their garden during the first six months they would guide the creation of agro-ecological self.
As we all know the main problem of agriculture is the distribution How do address this challenge?
The City Council and endeavor to capture and organize CCOO consuming families (neighbors, delegates, etc.). Interested in signing a purchase contract directly with producers, a good agreement for both parties, with a weekly basket of agroecological products to "market price "but without intermediaries.
This short loop system with weekly baskets of fruits and vegetables has already been developed in France by establishing or strengthening in the last five years more than 3,000 agricultural jobs, and provide nearly 10,000 homes.
This mechanism of self-employment training accompanied by short circuits agroecological consumption, the Agri-Food Federation of CCOO it also being tested in Extremadura and Andalusia.
Source: CCOO Región de Murcia