The Meraki People: SilverMushrooms
The project will leverage local mushroom production to promote healthy ageing in terms of enhanced nutrition and social engagement of silver citizens. The overall objective is to set up production of enriched mushrooms and increase the accessibility of the local community in Mt Parnonas to low-fat, low-sodium, high-fibre, micro-nutritionally enhance food. Production will make use of local waste in a sustainable social-business model that will be promoted around Greece and beyond.
Sectors involved: Agrifood, education
Partner country: Greece, Serbia
Voucher(s): Demonstration Voucher
Part of consortium: Yes
About The Meraki People
The Meraki People global initiative is all about inspiring the world to synergise with us in Greece to make Mount Parnonas productive again by respecting its resources, culture and people. We want to repopulate empty Greek villages with green and sustainable businesses with global appeal. Our mission is to preserve and share the nature and cultural heritage of Mount Parnonas with the rest of the world.
We turn waste into sustainable business opportunities in mushroom and vegetable cultivation.