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Aurélie: Good bye lions, monkeys and ...

 A pretty cold Sunday morning, we meet Aurélie at the small farmers’ market of Montsoreau, a little town on the banks of the Loire river in France, near Saumur. She’s smiling while selling apples, pears, raspberries and organics marmalades. She convinced many clients with more than six varieties of apples and pears. Even more with […]

Clémentine had always said she would ...

Clémentine is now a young beekeeper in the Hautes Alpes in France. She has worked for four years alongside her husband Jonathan on their farm “Le rucher des Noisetiers”, 1200 m high. “I did not want at all to become a beekeeper” Daughter and granddaughter of beekeepers, Clémentine grew up in hives. She almost doesn’t […]

The globetrotter who managed to live ...

Louis launched an organic gardening project for a decade with much uncertainty, 15 years have passed and he is still there. He loves his farm, makes plans and has time to continue to satisfy his love of travel. The discovery of a new agricultural model Although he comes from a farmers’ family (his parents had […]

Myriam has recharged her batteries re...

Myriam is an almost sixty years old young passionate about wool crafting. Her wool business at the farm of La Thibaudière in Vendée (France) started four years ago. She transforms the traditional way the wool of her alpacas, sheep (Shropshire, Mérinos from Rambouillet, Swedish, Solognot and Gothland) and angora goats and that recovered from sheep […]

A farmer researcher practicing regene...

With his tired expression and his propensity to teach scientifically each of the experiments he realizes on his farm, Marc is a new-peasant somewhat atypical. He has indeed a researcher job in the area of forest management at the Autonomous University of Barcelona along with a full-time farmer activity on his “Planeses” farm. At first […]

“Jojo”, the only French p...

It is in “Grand Coude”, a beautiful village from La Reunion Island located close to a volcanic circus that lives Johny Guichard called “Jojo”, the only French producer of organic tea. It is difficult to imagine that tea can grow in the Reunion Island. However, in the 60s, 350 ha of tea were cultivated on […]

From jeweler to goldsmith of plants

A creator, a poet with a lot of common sense. Lino was born 36 years ago in Milan. Born in a family of southern Italy, with peasant origins from his father’s side; he grew up in the city. Lover of creation he turned to graphic design and jewelry. As a teenager he worked with passion […]

Leave work to create an occupation, a...

Georges, 48, moved with his brother Sebastian, 38, in 2011 in Burgundy in an old farm set high on a hill surrounded by 4 ha of land. They project to reach almost complete autonomy, following the Permaculture principles and selling their food surpluses and nursery plants directly on the farm. They practice on their land family […]

Two determined thirty years old; feel...

Edouard and Linda founded the Ferme de la Mare des Rufaux in France in 2012. They grow organically 180 varieties of fruits, vegetables and aromatics in a 2.5 ha land in Haute Normandy near the city of Rouen. They do not use any non-renewable input and produce various nettle or other plants manures to fertilize […]

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