BUĞDAY ASSOCIATION FOR SUPPORTING ECOLOGICAL LIVING

 

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.

Objectives

  • 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

Activities

  • 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

Memberships

  • 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

www.bugday.org

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.