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Terra vitae
Terra vitae
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Ferme Biologique du Bec Hellouin, Le Bec Hellouin, FR
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

Broustey Benjamin Céline AL-ZOUBI Colette Lesage Gerald Anderson Hubert de Kalbermatten Lucie de Framond Nick Sikorski Nicolas Lemoine Véronique Pellé
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Terra vitae

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Urban, Rural, Demonstration, Educational, Legal, Political

Project Summary

Terra Vitae Association was established to promote and develop small farms applying the principles of permaculture, farms that are before all places that can accommodate life projects linked with the community.

Project Description

The idea to establish this association was founded in the spirit of vegetable gardeners, pioneers who applied the permaculture principles across their farm.
Their practice and reflexions led them to develop a type of farms applying an agriculture which is directly inspired from the natural ecosystems, not dependent on oil and which does not generate harmful to the environment: Terra Vitae farms.
These farms are extremely small, about one hectare, very productive, and can provide answers to many current problems.

The association bringing this concept has fixed objectives:
1. The study and conceptualization of natural agriculture, inspiring, initiating and coordinating scientific studies and technical questions, but also by field experiments;
2. Promoting this natural agriculture with the aim to disseminate knowledge to the greatest number;
3. Modeling and design Terra Vitae farms, using different resources, technical and scientific questions;
4. Participation in the development of training specific consumer and professional producers;
5. The establishment of a support structure helping project sponsors and stakeholders wishing to deploy Terra Vitae farms
on their territory;
6. Knowledge dissemination and exchange good practices with farmers from other countries, particularly developing countries.


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