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There are four options of excursions to choose from: 

 

1. Urban farming in Berlin

Departure: 09:15 Mercure Hotel MOA

The destinations of the excursion highlight three agricultural / farming projects in Berlin – from an urban garden over an aquaponics farm system to a truly global field.

Find more information here (pdf file with detailed description)

Please note: Depending upon weather conditions it could be useful to bring an umbrella, a rain jacket and/or sturdy shoes.

This excursion is suitable for people who have to leave earlier in order to catch a plane. It is possible to leave the excursion at an earlier stage and use public transport to go back to the hotel. The bus stop and train stations are indicated in the description of the excursion.

 

2. Organic Farming versus conventional farming-comparing production systems

Departure: 09:00 Mercure Hotel MOA

Find more information here (pdf file with detailed description).

 

3. Peatland management near Berlin

Departure: 09:30 Mercure Hotel MOA

In this excursion we will visit fens areas in the Northwest of Berlin (Rhinluch, Havelländisches Luch). While pastures and grasslands prevail, the fen areas also comprise important nature reserves.

Find more information here (pdf file with detailed description).

Please note: Depending upon weather conditions it could be useful to bring an umbrella, a rain jacket and/or sturdy shoes.

 

4. 4p1000 - Soil Carbon

Departure: 08:45 Mercure Hotel MOA

Visiting two dairy farms in Brandenburg, North of Berlin, this excursion will illustrate the benefits and challenges that farmers experience from soil organic matter management.  

Find more information here (pdf file with detailed description).

Please note: Depending upon weather conditions it could be useful to bring an umbrella, a rain jacket and/or sturdy shoes.