Small Farming

From Priest to Pepper Grower

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A disheartening observation

The story of how a priest in a tiny hamlet in Romania was struck by a revelation when he went to the supermarket.

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“One day, I went to the supermarket and saw that we import parsley from Italy…

Daniel Bilinciuc

Seceava, Romania

....How can we be so blind? Are we unable to grow our own parsley?”

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“We’re growing vegetables free of chemicals, with environmentally friendly technologies, so we can offer our neighbours and fellow villagers a quality product, free of any chemicals. I studied theology at the university. In school I learnt that we must do good by our fellow human beings. We think that producing good food is, in a way, the equivalent of that.”

Inspiring Stories

A priest, an estate-agent and an electronics engineer

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Resilience Food Stories is a storytelling platform by Ruud Sies and Hanneke van Hintum in partnership with Kopprt Biological Systems.

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