Come and join us in central Paris next week…at a farm!

Ferme à Paris (Farm in Paris) is a two-day event involving a market, documentaries, debates, music, animals and meetings with farmers and organisations that campaign for a green, fair and local CAP! It is being organised by ARC2020, La Confédération paysanne and PAC2013. 

When: Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1st
Where: Place Stalingrad, Paris 19Ăšme
How to get there: Metro- Line 2, 5 and 7 stops Stalingrad and Jaures

Official website (in French): http://enviedepaysans.fr/ferme-a-paris-programme/#.UZ-JCbUvklL

The two days will allow participants to sample some of the following delights! CLICK HERE FOR A FULL PROGRAMME! 

The Farmers’ market: 50 producers from all over France will display their produces to help you discover the gastronomic palette of peasant agriculture.
The Farmers’ picnics: On Friday and Saturday afternoon people will gather by the canal to eat products directly purchased from the farmers’ market.
The Educational farm: cows, goats, pigs, poultry and sheep in central Paris with regular milking sessions. On Friday at 15:30 and Saturday at 11:30 our sheep will get a haircut!

The Garden Farm: a vegetable garden and orchard that will host: A workshop on how to make garden trays with water tanks on Saturday from 11 – 15:00. A Seed Exchange on Saturday at 16:30 – so bring your seeds and exchange them! 

The NGO village: learn about and meet some of the people and groups that are campaigning for good food and good farming practices. These include ARC2020, Friends of the ConfĂ©dĂ©ration Paysanne, Greenpeace, the Nicolas Hulot Fondation, Agir pour l’Environnement, AMAP Ile-de-France, la Ruche qui dit oui, les Vergers Urbains, etc.

The Photo Exhibition: “Livestock farmers, food security and climate change” Looking at peasant and family farming in Madagascar and Senegal.

Disco Soups: this increasing famous action again food waste will take place late Friday afternoon at Place de la Bourse and Sunday at the Bastille.