Organic agriculture is a different concept from the current industrial agriculture. This is not a new agricultural technique or narrow and backward, or a "conventional" unproductive agriculture exhausting for the soil.
On the contrary, it is creative, advanced and scientific and allows the solution of serious environmental, health and social problems, caused by the imbalance involving the disappearance of true agriculture and farmers.
By not using pesticides, the producer saves money, which he uses for the fertilization of farm products, which also avoids polluters, saving also individually and collectively, heavy machinery, fuel and resources of consequent pollution.
Improving the health of producers and consumers avoid pesticides and other toxic products, improving food quality. Maintaining and expanding a variety of crops that farmers have successfully improve soil and protect crops.
It is environmentally beneficial to observe wild animals and plants that live around the cultures.
Start Date for next edition:
- Issue 33: May 22nd-July 31st, 2007
- Issue 34: October 16th to December 31st, 2007
Classes: Amayuelas de Abajo (Palencia): 25-29 July 2007
Barcelona 5-9 December 2007
Enrollment limit: 1 day before the start of each edition
Course fee: 340 € (325 € for Fitness Partners, 250 € for students and farmers)
The price does not include travel or lodging, or meals.