Balkan Beets

[Bosanski] [Deutsch] Diversity is the spice of life – and the Balkans are spicy. From November 2017 to February 2018 we are meeting communities who are living for their local varieties of cereals, fruits, oil seeds, potatoes or vegetables. Follow our trips on this blog and experience their culinary heritage, local sustainable production chains and…

Transylvania

If Dracula had been vegetarian, he would have eaten juicy apples. The growing conditions in Transylvania have been very favourable for apple production for a long time. The villages of Sibiel and Fantanele once exported apples even to Turkey and North-Africa. A priest motivated the inhabitants to focus on apple production and so the villages…

Third trip – Romania and Bulgaria

We are on the road again to meet the custodians of south-eastern european crop diversity! Starting in Sibiu, Transsilvania with Federatia TraiVerde and Monika Pakot in Odorheiu Secuiesc over Bucharest with Seminte libere, south to the central Balkan mountains and following them to the west to Sofia, we are going to learn about the Bread…