MOBILITY: Third mobility of Herbartis course in Catalonia (Spain)

Between 27 th February and 3rd March 2017 took place the third mobility of the HERBARTIS course in Spain, where several students from France , Italy , Portugal and Spain had the possibility of meet and share experiences. The 28th February, the group met at the facilities of the Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya (Forest…

MOBILITY: second transnational mobility in Provence (France)

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…

SEMINAR: challenges for small farms producing MAPs in Portugal

The 17th November 2016 a Seminar will take place in Moura (Portugal) were medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) producers will meet and discuss about the subject “Small farms of medicinal and aromatic plants: challenges for sustainability” This iniciative is done under the project HERBARTIS – Adult training on handicraft production of MAPs, and ends a…

REPORT: Specificities of Herbal Craft Production profession

There exist large surfaces for providing Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) raw material to the industry but in the Mediterranean area there are plenty of small-scale farms . Many entrepreneurs have seen herbs as an alternative crop in these areas, however the small productions are not enough to bulk-selling to wholesalers, and decide to elaborate…

TRAINING: technical seminar about MAPs production in Catalonia (Spain)

Technical seminar of the Annual Plan of Technology Transfer The conditions for the production of aromatic and medicinal plants Date: 9th June 2016 Place: Escola Agrària Forestal, Santa Coloma de Farners. Girona (Catalonia, Spain). Content: This conference will present the conditions of cultivation of MAPs and the main existing production models according to the experience…