5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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OreHHerO - for the children, the talents and the co-ops

20/05/2014

Creating a food co-op not only you get free access to good food at the most suitable pick up location but you also get the chance to meet new and interesting people and learn more about what they do. Source: orehhero.com This is the case with Petya and OreHHerO. Our acquaintance started 2 months ago when she made her first order from the small farms. We had a pretty funny situation - after almost one hour and several phone calls we finally managed to find each other in the…

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Pioneer Farm: Eco Hostel Hawaii

11/03/2013

Our farm is located on the big island of Hawaii. We are a permaculture minded organization that is actively engaged in at least 6 methods of compost production. We are in the process of constructing a 3000 square foot green house. We are 100% solar powered, producing over 20 kw/hr of electricity each day. Currently, we are completing our initial infrastructure projects which include a 10,000 gallon water catchment and filtration system, composting toilets, flush toilets, eco shower, 21 kw/hrs…

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Pioneer Farm: THE HORSE WHISPERER

11/12/2012

A friend told us there was a small horse farm very close to Sofia, about 25 km away. All of us adore horses, but almost no one has one – breeding is hard and very expensive. So we are excited like little children when we arrive at the farm, a lovely family house with a beautiful garden, and a few Karakachan dogs living in the backyard. To our surprise there is also a pigeon-cage, accordingly inhabited. All the animals are pure Bulgarian breeds, including the pigeons; they are called “kabatci”, a special…

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Rossi Mitova: Let's bring the power of crowdfunding to the small farm

19/11/2012

We live in a hectic world. A world of comprised of businesses, trading and mass production. In a society defined by consumerism the decision we have to take is ‘To have or to Be?’ Not long ago, I had to make this decision. As a graduate with a financial degree from Cass Business School in London my future was apparently predetermined: I was to start my career in the financial world where seemingly endless 100 hour working weeks in the city awaited me. On one of my visits home to Bulgaria, a…

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farmhopping: We Launched our Info Website on Global Sharing Day

16/11/2012

farmhopping is proud to announce that we’ve launched our new website. The website acts as an information source for all things related to the farmhopping project. Launching on Global Sharing Day (November 14th) was not coincidental; it’s because we are dedicated to all things collaborative and the idea of ‘collaborative consumption’. The Global Sharing Day event is based around ‘collaborative consumption’ - bringing people together to share their ideas and knowledge. It can be anything from food, to…

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