BUSINESSES FROM GREECE
- Antigonides, Social Enterprise of Rural women in Gonnoi,Larissa
- Golden Tree (Eleni Zotou), Social Entrepreneur/organic Olive producer in Thessaloniki Greece
- The Family Farm, (Eleni Ntountounaki), Organic Farming producer in Crete island, Greece
- Mani Organic , Organic Farm in Mani,Greece
BUSINESSES FROM AUSTRIA
BUSSINESE FROM SLOVENIA
- Čebeljigradič (eco beekeeping)
(practical presentation on how to transform barren land into a self-sustainable ecosystem – with tours and explanations)
- EkološkakmetijaPlanko in Kleh
Eco goat farm
(eco cheese production)
- Janko Brajnik
(eco production of persimmon and wine)
BUSINESSES FROM NORTH MACEDONIA
- Vasil Petrushevski, Aquaponika&Biakva Farma dooel Skopje, organic farm production, location Oreshani Skopsko/ Macedonia, Vasil Petrushevski works as a network administrator within Horizonti, a CRS spin program for micro-crediting. After years of individual interest and research on new environmentally-friendly technologies, and considering the needs of the economy of Macedonia and the wider region, he came up with the idea to introduce aquaponics production in a green house to maximize the use of the solar energy in Macedonia and the Balkans. He started testing and realizing his innovation three years ago, at first with support from his family and then with support from a wider network of experts. He graduated from electronics technical school in 1994 and attended electronics courses at Skopje State University. He holds several Microsoft Network Administration certificates, and as of this year, he is president of the Mother Theresa Public Policy School Alumni group.
- Seed of Life/ Macedonia, Seed of Life is a raw food company. It started to enable people to have access to healthy, sustainable food as life becomes increasingly dynamic and organic food should be an affordable luxury. The mission at Seed of Life is to preserve the natural vitality and nutritional value in the food we consume. Every seed is endowed with new life, and that is the reason why we use seeds and nuts as the primary ingredient in every bite of our products.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/seedoflife2015/
- Good Earth (Dobra Zemja)/ Macedonia ,Good Earth is the first consumer cooperative in Macedonia. The founders of the cooperative, are concerned about the social processes in Macedonia, their impact on human health, the dispersal of local communities and the suppression of local initiatives. The main “umbrella” element that they see is the pollution and unconscious (unreasonable) use of natural resources and their endless pollution.
Facebook page: https://m.facebook.com/dobrazemja/
- Mama Organa/Macedonia, MaMaOrgana is social entrepreneurship, whose main activity is producing organic fertilizers and substrates. They are offering the farmers the possibility to have an organic garden anywhere and anytime. The substrates are made with the newest technologies, implementing old recipes. In the process of production, they use food waste and employ people from marginalized categories. They are also community responsibility and invest part of the profits in the education of children.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MaMaOrgana/