THESSALONIKI, GREECE

City hall, Leof. Vasileos Georgiou 1, Thessaloniki 546 40, GREECE

Community supported agriculture beyond borders & 7th International Symposium & 4th European Meeting
Workshops

Day 1:
7th International Symposium | Friday, November 9th

11:00 – 12:30 (Registration starts at 8.30 AM, see full programme below)

SE1. Solidarity Economy: Food Justice, solidarity economy and CSA

P2. Practitioners: CSA and the Commons. How do CSA Contribute to Land, Seeds and Water Management

A3. Advocacy: CSA in institutional processes and policies

14:00 – 15:30

SE2. Solidarity Economy: CSA in a context of crisis

P2. Practitioners: Training for CSA. Necessary Ingredients and Recipes from Experienced Trainers

A2. Advocacy: Fostering public policies for food sovereignty

16:00 – 17:30

SE3. Solidarity Economy: Agroecology

P3. Practitioners: Alternative certification

A3. Advocacy: Building a CSA coalition and alliances

Day 2:
4th European Meeting | Saturday, November 10th

9:00 – 10:30

+ A1: CAP and the CSA Movement (Advocacy Track)

+ B1: What is CSA? (Beginners Track)

+ E1: Pastoralists (Experience Sharing Track)

+ IT1: Online tools (IT Track)

+ M1: Agroecology (MediterraneanTrack)

+ N1: Defining CSA (Network Building Track)

+ SJ1: CSA and Social Inclusion (Social Justice Track)

+ T1: CSAct!, lessons from a Training Project (Training Track)

 

11:00 – 12:30

+ A2: Food Policy Councils (Advocacy)

+ B2: Starting a CSA (Beginners)

+ E2: Community Supported Fisheries, episode 1 (Experience Sharing)

+ IT2: Mapping the CSA and the CSA Movement (Information Technologies)

+ M2: Community building (Mediterranean)

+ N2: Empowering CSA Farmers (Network Building)

+ T2: Introducing SolidBase Training Programme (Training)

 

14:00 – 15:30

+ A3: From Local to International Institutions, Setting Up Advocacy Guidelines for Urgenci (Advocacy)

+ B3: Peasant Agroecology (Beginners)

+ E3: Community Supported Fisheries, Episode 2 (Experience Sharing)

+ M3: Alternative Certification (PGS) (Mediterranean)

+ N3: CSA Research Group (Network Building)

+ SJ3: Community building (Social Justice)

+ T3: Farmer to Farmer Session (Training)

16:00 – 17:30

+ A4: Access to land (Advocacy)

+ B4: Greek caucus (Beginners)

+ E4 : Cultivating biodiversity in the CSA (Experience sharing)

+ IT4: Farm hacks (Information Technologies)

+ M4: Towards a MedNet! (Mediterranean)

+ N4: Advocating for CSA and Food Sovereignty: Experiences and Challenges ahead (Network Building)

+ SJ4: CSA and Refugees (Social Justice) 

Programme

8:30 – 9:00
Registration (only pre-registered participants are allowed)

9:00 – 10:30
Introduction Plenary

10:30 – 11:00
Break

11:00 – 12:30
Track sessions

SE1: Food Justice, solidarity economy and CSA (Solidarity Economy Track)

P1: CSA and the Commons: How Do CSA Contribute to Land, Seeds and Water Management (Practitioners’ Track)

Ad1: CSA in institutional processes and policies

12:30 – 14:00
Lunch

14:00 – 15:30
Track sessions

SE2: CSA in context of crisis (Solidarity Economy)
P2: Training for CSA: Necessary Ingredients and Recipes from Experienced Trainers (Practitioners)
Ad2: Fostering public policies for food sovereignty

15:30 – 16:00
Break

16:00 – 17:30
Track sessions

SE3: Agroecology in the CSA (Solidarity Economy)
P3: Alternative certification (Practitioners)
Ad3: Building a CSA coalition and alliances (Advocacy)

17:30 – 19:00
Farming Art Space

19:00 – 21:00
Dinner

21:00 – 22:30
2nd CSA Movie Festival

8:30 – 9:00
Mystica

9:00 – 10:30
Track workshops

A1. CAP and the CSA Movement (Advocacy Track)
B1. What is CSA? (Beginners Track)
E1. Pastoralists (Experience Sharing Track)
IT1. Online tools (IT Track)
M1. Agroecology (MediterraneanTrack)
N1. Defining CSA (Network Building Track)
SJ1. CSA and Social Inclusion (Social Justice Track)
T1. CSAct!, lessons from a Training Project (Training Track)

10:30 – 11:00
Break

11:00 – 12:30
Track workshops

A2. Food Policy Councils (Advocacy)
B2. Starting a CSA (Beginners)
E2. Community Supported Fisheries, episode 1 (Experience Sharing)
IT2. Mapping the CSA and the CSA Movement (Information Technologies)
M2. Community building (Mediterranean)
N2. Empowering CSA Farmers (Network Building)
T2. Introducing SolidBase Training Programme (Training)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30
Track workshops

A3. From Local to International Institutions, Setting Up Advocacy Guidelines for Urgenci (Advocacy)
B3. Peasant Agroecology (Beginners)
E3. Community Supported Fisheries, Episode 2 (Experience Sharing)
M3. Alternative Certification (PGS) (Mediterranean)
N3. CSA Research Group (Network Building)
SJ3. Community building (Social Justice)
T3. Farmer to Farmer Session (Training)

15:30 – 16:00
Break

16:00 – 17:30
Track workshops

A4. Access to land (Advocacy)
B4. Greek caucus (Beginners)
E4. Cultivating biodiversity in the CSA (Experience sharing)
IT4: Farm hacks (Information Technologies)
M4: Towards a MedNet! (Mediterranean)
N4. Advocating for CSA and Food Sovereignty: Experiences and Challenges ahead (Network Building)
SJ4: CSA and Refugees (Social Justice)

17:30 – 18:30
Closing session

18:30-20:00
March to the City, Garden Planting Session at the School

20:00 – 21:00
Dinner

9:00 – 9:30
Opening Remarks

9:30 – 10:00
Feedbacks from the International Symposium and the European Meeting

10:00 – 11:00
Assessing the 2015-2018 Tenure and Budget Approvals

11:00 – 11:15
Break

11:15 – 11:45
Votes on the Changes to Rules and Procedures

11:45 – 12:30
Discussion and Vote on the Membership Scheme Change

12:30 – 14:00 
Lunch

14:00 – 15:00 
Regional Action Plans: Work in Groups and Feedback to the Plenary

15:00 – 16:00
Common Action Plan: World Café and Feedback to the Plenary

16:00 – 16:30
Break

16:30 – 17:30
Election of the new IC, Election of the Board

17:30 – 18:00
Closing ceremony