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Bingenheimer Saatgut − This is how you go organic

Bingenheimer Saatgut − This is how you go organic

On May 10, Bingenheimer Saatgut AG and Kultursaat e.V. had an open invitation for Seed Day in Bingenheim. Visitors were given a behind-the-scenes look of the organic seed operation – from quality control in seed diagnostics to seed processing and bagging & filling for distribution − all areas were open for viewing.Read more

Eating is political – weekend in Berlin

Eating is political – weekend in Berlin

In mid-January, the players in the agricultural industry gathered in Berlin and one thing became clear: eating is political. The main topics centered on agricultural policy and social issues surrounding agriculture and nutrition, two subjects that are hotly debated socially. Supporters and detractors, politics and organizations, citizens and industry representatives converged onto one another.Read more

Kultursaat celebrates 20th anniversary

Kultursaat celebrates 20th anniversary

Kultursaat, the association for research in cultivation and cultivar conservation using biologically-dynamic fundamentals, celebrated its 20th anniversary on November 15, 2014. Various partners and affiliated organization used the milestone to extend their best wishes for the road ahead. Read more

Community supported agriculture (CSA): new relationship networks

Community supported agriculture (CSA): new relationship networks

The relationship between farmers and consumers is changing. New relationship networks are being created, and community supported agriculture and urban gardens are a part of them. Participants of the symposium “Die Farbe der Forschung II” (The color of research II) discussed this topic on March 7 and 8 at the Humboldt University in Berlin.Read more

Organic balcony garden: fruit vegetables

People who maintain a garden on their balcony are especially happy to grow fruit vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, or squash. A discussion about my balkony garden. We talk about pant care, pruning/pinching off shoots, fertilizing, and protecting your plants with natural pest antagonists.Read more