Agriculture Week 2017

For seeds and “heirloom” breeds

Yesterday was the start of an event organized by student associations at the Grandes Écoles in Paris, in partnership with the Confédération Paysanne and Les Amis de la Conf’. Alimentation Générale decided to give the students the lead. They spoke about protecting seeds and what are called ‘heirloom’ breeds. (Article in French)Read more →



Organic is doing well at Jean Hervé

The vogue of organic products has benefited Jean Hervé, a small manufacturer in the Berry Region and pioneer in the processing of dried fruits, who this year opened a second factory in Boussac (Creuse), dedicated to sweet products and a new line of chocolates. (Article in French)Read more →

A Saint Denis, un champ de salade de René Kersanté

Urban agriculture

Episode 1 : Dernier maraîcher aux portes de Paris

René Kersanté, the art of growing lettuce at the town’s edge

It was in 1920 when the grandmother of René Kersanté moved to the town’s limits between Saint-Denis, Stains, and Pierrefitte. She had a little parcel of land, a little house, and little comfort. The house has remained modest, the comfort without luxury, but the rashes, lettuces, and spinach have quickly come to occupy, on a full-time basis, the 3.7 hectares held by the City of Saint-Denis. (Article in French)Read more →

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A ‘chouette’ organic start-up

Élodie Germain and Delphine Dubois are two ‘chouettes’ (cute and cool) girls. This is exactly why they launched Les 3 Chouettes, a small family business…. Because in their thirties, their dream was to revolutionize the food industry…. (Article in French)Read more →