Between 23 and 27th January 2017 took place the second mobility of the HERBARTIS course in France, where several students from France , Italy , Portugal and Spain had the possibility of meet and share experiences.
The 24th January, the group met at the facilities of the Université Européenne Senteurs & Saveurs (UESS).
and then visited two farms of medicinal and aromatic plants :
The farm of Laurent Despieds in Mane, who cultivates mainly thyme for selling at the cooperative and also produce bundles.
Les Serres de Segries, in Liman: a MAPs nursery:
The 25th January, the students visited the Cooperative Les Aromates de Provence, in Trets. There are doing the processing of the dry herbs (thyme, savory, oregano and rosemany) of around 40 producers:
and the farm of one the member of the cooperative:
and at the end of the day, the Senteurs des Collines, in Gréoux les Bains:
Finally, on 26th January the Herbartis students joined the UESS to work in groups on MAPs transformation issues, and attended a Seminar abouth the MAPs sector (economy and transformation) in France, with the participation of France Agrimer, UESS and CRIEPPAM experts.