agriculture

Foul weather. The frosts of April put a first glitch in 2021 production

Frost in early April came after a drought, putting many farms in trouble. Now the associations are asking the government to provide adequate support. Here's the territory-by-territory situation.

Apr. 19 2021

Mobile chicken coop in Trentino. Here’s how it works

A chicken coop on wheels that moves as the hens run out of fresh grass to peck: the winning idea of a young entrepreneur from the Trentino Anselmi farm

Feb. 12 2021

Young people are looking for the countryside. Boom of agricultural enterprises under 35

Young people seem to be very attracted by the countryside: here are the details.

Jan. 23 2021

Urban orchards and biodiversity in Ostuni, from the Middle Ages to the present

A legacy of medieval gardens that are now back to life and produce: here's the story of The Gardens of the Grata in Ostuni.

Jan. 22 2021

Anti-Covid vaccine. The United States wants to give priority to those who produce food

Those who work in the fields or in the processed food industry in the United States are often more vulnerable in regards to health. Furthermore, food production is an essential service, which all Americans benefit from. For all these reasons, ...Leggi altro

Dec. 28 2020

Cercatori di semi: Rome’s project in defence of biodiversity

The "Save Nature" bags are a perfect gift idea for the Christmas holidays, but Seed Seekers are constantly engaged in many other activities.

Dec. 09 2020

Terre AbbanDonate. The Biella platform that brings together those who have and are looking for uncultivated land

The project's objectives promoted by Let Eat Bi are manifold. Enhancing the land and defending it from total abandonment; stimulating cooperation within a community; favouring a genertional shift in farming, This is how the exchange platform works, and why it ...Leggi altro

Nov. 05 2020

Italian women are the protagonists of virtuous farming and favour ecological transition

One in three agriculture enterprises in Italy are female-led. Moreover, in the multifunctional farming segment, which favours sustainable practices and social inclusion, the percentage of women at the helm is 39%. Yet female entrepreneurship continues to face many obstacles.

Oct. 28 2020

Lula Farms, the world’s largest rooftop greenhouse is in Montreal

The Lula Farms farm boasts 4 urban greenhouses in Montreal, but only the latest one inaugurated is the largest rooftop greenhouse in the world. The whole story.

Sep. 08 2020

Kit for home gardening: the project by OrMe in Turin that helps families in need

Tomatoes, lettuce, basil, expanded clay and potting soil: this is what the OrMe kit contains, this is how it works to create a small vegetable garden on your balcony.

Aug. 26 2020
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