Buğday Association for Supporting Ecological Living, the seeds of which were first sown in 1990 in Bodrum, Turkey, has been officially operating as an association in Istanbul since 2002.


  • To protect and sustain traditional production methods
  • To create an ecological consciousness and sensitivity in daily life, on an individual level and in society as a whole
  • To offer solutions to the problems arising from the irreversible destruction of valuable ecological systems
  • To support living life in harmony with nature


  • Free distribution of information
    • 000 followers on social media
    • 900 active members
    • Monthly e-newsletter
    • Weekly radio show on Açık Radyo
    • Books and booklets on seed, ecological living, being a prosumer
    • Trainings
  • 100% Ecological Farmers’ Markets ekolojikpazarlar.org
  • TaTuTa Organic Farm Network and Coordination of WWOOF Turkey tatuta.org
  • Online Seed Exchange Network tohumtakas.org
  • Nature Friendly Urban Gardens ve “Seeds to Campuses”
  • Projects on compost and waste management – “Turkey Composts!”
  • Community supported ecological agriculture pilot projects – “Bahçe” ve ÇAYEK
  • 18th Organic World Congress
  • Nice People Doing Good Deeds Conference


  • Member of IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements)
  • Member of National Steering Committee of Organic Agriculture of Turkish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock
  • Turkish representative of WWOOF (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms)
  • Member of ACR+ (Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management)
  • Member of PAN (Pesticide Action Network) Europe


Funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union. However, European Commission and Turkish National Agency cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.