Speaking to Kopriva
During my visit to Koprivnica I connected and was asked to speak to Udugra Kopriva whose nonprofit runs the local community garden. It was a different lecture for me as about every 3 sentences that I spoke I had to pause and wait for the interpreter to translate to Croatian. This kept me from getting into my organic farmer preaching mode.
About 20 minutes into the talk we had an interesting realization…they already do permaculture there. It is just their way of life. The funny thing is they were so interested to hear me speak because I came from the US where we do everything right. The ol’ grass is greener syndrome and to come find out they have a healthier more vibrant local food system than we have had in many decades here. Listen if you care to: