OFEP 2019: Herbal workshop in Tang

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In February/March 2019, Tabea Ehrensperger from Alpine Permaculture Schweibenalp travelled to Bhutan to visit the young farmers who had previously participated in the Organic Farmers Exchange Programme (OFEP) in Salzburg, Austria. She also spent several days in Bumthang, Tang valley (approx. 2’800m asl) where in 2018 the young Bhutan Network farmers founded the Tang Farmers Group. Tabea held a one-day … Read More

Vegetable Drier for Tang Rigtshel Tshogpa

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During a Bhutan Network visit in Bhutan, in August 2018, we were able to help raise funds for a vegetable drier for the Tang Rigtshel Tshogpa. This was possible with generous help from Mushroaming.com, a travel agency from USA and Bhutan Homestay, our partner in Bhutan. Ongmo and her organic group are now able to hygienically dry tea leaves, fruits, roots … Read More

OFEP 2018: Bread-baking workshop in Ura

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“A really useful and practical workshop. That is the sort of thing we want!”  In August/September, farmer and bread-baker Roswitha Huber from Rauris (Schule am Berg) traveled to Bhutan, together with Ulli Cokl (Bhutan program & project manager), where she held a bread-baking workshop in the village Ura im Bumthang over the course of several days. Her host, Tashi Wangmo, … Read More