Zurich Eco Lab

Auf dem Holländischen Blog http://www.doorsofperception.com hat es ein kurzen Bericht über Ortoloco und Brotoloco.

Ganzer Beitrag: http://www.doorsofperception.com/archives/2012/02/zurich_eco_lab.php

Zurich’s farms distribute their produce through their own shops and a variety of Community Supported Agriculture schemes. Twenty new projects have been launched in western Switzerland alone in recent times. One of these newcomers, Ortoloco, Ortoloco (below) is a self-managed cooperative farm with 200 active members.

Ortoloco, which describes itself as ‚a laboratory for economic experiment‘, enables citizens to be involved actively in food growing as well as in the development of new distribution models. The cooperative works with ’socially and ecologically oriented settlements‘, commercial kitchens, catering colleges and schools.  

The bread culture in Zurich, which dates back many hundreds of years, is especially healthy. The loaf shown above is made of wheat grown entirely within city limits. The latest arrival is a new bread co-operative, Brotoloco, 
whose members make these especially elegant ovens by hand: