Coop. agricola e sociale La Quercia
Emilia Romagna - Canossa (RE)
Hope has two children: anger and courage ... anger at the way things are going, the courage to see
The coop. La Quercia, which takes its name from the secular tree that is located within the village, was born in the late '70, started a slow recovery of the town, for the most part dilapidated, and initiated a series of economic activities, as much as possible compatible with the surrounding environment. The farm extends through fields and woods for about 120 biolche goes from the town of Reggio Emilia and Crognolo to the right bank of the river Tassobbio.
The mission of the Oak is based on solidarity and environment.
Following a rich volunteer experience, gained in Latin America in the basic communities in the late sixties and early seventies, emerges strongly in a group of young people a commitment to social problems with attention particularly with drug dependence.
Answering these realities with concierge services (residential communities, low-threshold services) and ask the reason for this injustice has always been the method and the proposal of our "to do", to promote the practice of active citizenship that transforms solidarity in co-responsibility of each other, for a fairer present and a better future.
In 1975 he founded the coop. Hill, in 1980 the coop. Oak., In 1985 La Vigna, as a need for greater articulation of the reception and recovery program.
As for the environmental choices Coop. from the beginning of his career he preferred to use environmentally friendly way (before then biological biodynamic) in the fields of processing activities, on farms. The products administered within the farm are strictly organic.
The cooperative La Quercia is recognized as a social cooperative (ex L.381 / 91) and is a non-profit social utility (Onlus). The cooperative consists of about forty of worker-members and volunteer members.
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Organic certification, environmental, origin, etc.
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Coop. agricola e sociale La Quercia self-certifies the above informations. E-circles at the time had not yet verified the veracity of the information published in this section.
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