Country Spain

Recovering of hops practice in Galicia

Subtitle / abstract This document shows the process developed in the territory with the involvement of different actors for recovering this practice
Domain of activity
  • Agriculture
Support of the practice documentation Text and pictures
Place of experiment Comarca As Mariñas - Region of Galicia - Spain
Description of experiment the different actions in the territory with the involvement of different actors for the recovery of hop growing in this rural area are described: - Programming of cultural activities for the involvement of the population. They are events that awaken historical memory about this tradition - Creation of local groups involving multiple actors: old producers, local hops cooperative, training centers, advisers, development actors and brewing company interested in producing a beer with this kind of hops - Youth activities, future farmers, with field practices so that they can know the crop hops directly
Fichier : bf_fichierjoint_hops_pratice_EFA.pdf Download
Succes factor - Network actors - To have resource persons (older) as transmitters - Involvement of beer Company - encourages production - Intergenerational exchange - young people (students - future farmers) and older (former producers) -Impact on training (training center role) - ensures the transmission
Met difficulties -Resource persons too old with dificulties to transmit - only oral transmission -Difficulty to involve stakeholders in the territory -Poor documentation about this practice
Contact Leis Rosa
Contact email
Address Ponte de San Lázaro, 11A, 1º 15703 Santiago de Compostela Spain
Town Santiago de Compostela
Author of the index card Rosa Leis