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
Télécharger le fichier : bf_fichierjoint_hops_pratice_EFA.pdf
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
Town : Santiago de Compostela
Author of the index card : Rosa Leis
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