The Native Seed National Festival takes place in Berazategui, province of Buenos Aires, during the second fortnight of September. It is a party before becoming national was provincial for many years, and it symbolizes a very important family farms and producers of native seeds moment. The venue is the Pereyra Iraola Park, an urban park that is the most biodiverse country.
The most important thing is what the party stands where the path of producers across the province and neighboring areas display their products. It shows that lasts several days, and you can visit for free. By its nature it needs a fair headquarters and the Pereyra Park, managed by the Ministry of Land Affairs.
The idea of the festival is to maintain food sovereignty dating from the time of the maintained and disseminated by the country’s original inhabitants native seeds, as well as those brought by immigrants to Argentina, adapted agroecologically. In the province, family agriculture contributes 40% of the food consumed by Argentines. Furthermore, Buenos Aires is one of the few provinces that have a specific section dedicated to the development of the seed industry and all the productive chains like fruit, vegetable, floriculture, swine and beekeeping.
Producers share knowledge on seeds, cuttings, rhizomes, seedlings, roots, fruits, food of all kinds and even crafts and cultural products. In addition to the fair, themed workshops legislation, organization of family farming, agro-ecology, technological upgrading and all kinds of related issues they are carried out. Conferences and exhibitions are complemented by a courtyard open to the public meals.