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Colle Farmers Market Applauds Organic Education for Greater Kaohsiung's Agricultural Research and Extension Station

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In an effort to build upon organic agricultural practices, Greater Kaohsiung's Agricultural Research and Extension Station are imposing organic education on the local organic farming community. Colle Farmers Market applauds Greater Kaohsiung's effort to expand organic agricultural education.

Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2012

On November 5, Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by The Taipei Times which reports that the Greater Kaohsiung Area is expanding on agricultural research by implementing an organic farming education system in its organic farming community. Colle Farmers Market applauds Greater Kaohsiung's effort to expand the education of its organic farming community.

The Taipei Times reports that of 13 agricultural product certification facilities authorized by Greater Kaohsiung's Council of Agriculture, 12 are for granting organic certifications. According to the article, 2,514 farmer households have received organic farming certification.

Station director Huang Shyan-Liang commented to The Taipei Times that, “the key point of successful organic farming lies in the recognition and application of organic farming techniques, so the station included a variety of topics in the training courses, ranging from theories to practical techniques, such as the future prospects of organic farming, soil and environment management, microbe-fertilizer application and pest prevention techniques.”

Colle Farmers Market applauds Huang and the Greater Kaohsiung Area for organic agricultural education. Colle believes that education is the foundation of the organic movement and wants to play a pivotal role in organic agriculture. Colle's online farmers market community offers anyone who wants to learn more about organic farming a place to educate themselves and others and to connect with other members of the organic movement.

Colle is an E-Commerce enabled farmers market community that is passionate about sustainable consumption and responsible conservation. The Colle movement is dedicated to connecting natural product vendors, organic farmers and all people who are living an organic and natural lifestyle with the ultimate goal of using more sustainable farming and consumerism.

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