Zurich

From 11th-13th of April 2014 the second LEARACT work meeting started at th’Kraftwerk’.    KAS_4540

Soon after the gathering we started with the hopes fears and expectations concerning the current meeting.

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Afterwards the group visited the community garden ‘Kronenwiese’ where a representative of ‘Grün Stadt Zürich’ made a short introduction. KAS_4023 KAS_4045

Then a enthusiastic discussion started

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Back in the “Stadiongarten” the group got instructions for preparing dinner: cooking pizza and crêpes with the clay and the pyro cook stoves.

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Next morning the group visited two community gardens, with introductions from people who are involved in the projects: The “Brauergarten”, “seed city”. There they got short inputs, had informal exchange and discussions during the coffee breaks. KAS_4105  KAS_4101 In

The afternoon we startet the compostig sessions, by a short theoretical input… KAS_4132  KAS_4289

Then the expert explained- simultaneously translated from german into english- his method of composting and showed a excellent and ripe compost KAS_4228 KAS_4277

Finally, we started practising by collecting the different ingredients for the compost. KAS_4204 KAS_4319 KAS_4299 KAS_4381

The Air ventilation ‘chimney’ will be the heart of the round shaped compost pile. KAS_4387 KAS_4402

……and documented the process in the field

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After compostig, the method of generating bio char was explained…… On Sunday morning the group started with the evaluation of the composting session KAS_4475

Then each country-group could roughly plan the testing of the method in its own community garden

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Finally the group completed the personal evaluation by reflecting their hopes, fears and expectations at the beginning of the meeting, filled out a general evaluation form and then the next meeting in Stockholm was planned.

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The group enjoyed the last lunch made by Katrin & André.

Mit grünen Grüßen!

Wanda

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Photos of the event were made by Kasper Vollenweider.

Program ‘2nd LEARNACT meeting in Zurich’

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Evaluation LEARNACT meeting in Zurich

Evaluation LEARNACT meeting Zurich

With support of the European Commission

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