Association PeaceBread (FriedensBrot e.V.) is pleased to announce today active engagement of all counties, which were asked for participitation in PeaceBread project. We have been able to send the rye seeds to all countries in the meantime, all of them having appointed concrete contact persons for growing the rye.
The Dean of Faculty of Farming and Gardening of the Humboldt University and member of the board of association FriedensBrot e.V. (PeaceBread), Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. Frank ELLMER, assisted Mrs Christina-Luise ROSS in packaging and mailing of PeaceBread rye seed.
Another step on the way of rye growth in middle and south eastern European countries and Germany for PeaceBread initiative: Today we got information, that rye seeds arrived in Czech Republic and Hungary.
Michelle OBAMA, United States First Lady, on June, 19th together with doughters Malia and Sasha visited The Berlin Wall Memorial - the central memorial site of German division, located at the historic site on Bernauer Strasse.
Students of North Carolina State University visited the Berlin Wall Memorial on 16th June 2013 on the occasion of the „Long Day of City Nature“. The group is staying at Karls-University in Prague for a one month study visit and came to Berlin for a weekend. Members of the board of the association FriedensBrot e.V. (PeaceBread), retired priest Manfred FISCHER and Prof. Frank ELLMER, welcomed the students and their advisor Prof. Robert B. PATTERSON at the Chapel of Reconciliation and explained the concept of the memorial.
During the annual conference of “Fördergesellschaft Albrecht Daniel THAER(*)” members of the association FriedensBrot e.V. (PeaceBread) visited the oldest Permanent Rye Trial worldwide. These trials have been continuously conducted by Martin-Luther-University in Halle-Wittenberg since 1878 and for almost 150 years now.
Board meeting of association FriedensBrot e.V. met on June, 11 and starts to plan celebrations and conference on "Peace and Bread in Europe" as a highlight for the intrested public, for politics and media in 2014. Participating countries and organisations will be invited to 2014 summit on September, 30 and October, 1 in Berlin.
The COUNTYCIRCLE – a discussion group in the capital addressing issues related to countryside, urban areas and agriculture – stopped at the rye field at the Chapel of Reconciliation on Bernauer Straße in Berlin on Saturday, 8 th June 2013, during an excursion on “Urban Gardening/Urban Farming”.
Jörg HANNEMANN, General Manager of Virbac Pharmaceuticals, is visibly impressed by the Berlin Wall memorial at Bernauer Strasse: “We and our colleagues from France, the UK and Italy also used this year’s European Management Meeting for an excursion into the history of Berlin.
BERLIN. The association “PeaceBread” has committed itself to an initiative for peace and food. “Without bread no peace, without peace no bread”, said Chairman Manfred Fischer, formerly priest of the Parish of Reconciliation in Berlin at the kick-off event at Bernauer Strasse and the launch of the website www.friedensbrot.eu.
Unter dem Titel „Begleituntersuchungen zum Roggenanbau an der Kapelle der Versöhnung“ reichen Sina-Alica ZEUNERT und Max HAUPT einen Bericht zu ihrem Studienprojekt im Studiengang B.Sc. Agrarwissenschaften des Fachgebietes Acker- und Pflanzenbau an der Landwirtschaftlich-Gärtnerischen Fakultät der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin ein.
Präsident Staffan NILSSON und weitere hochrangige Vertreter des Europäischen Wirtschafts- und Sozialausschusses, darunter das Das Mitglied des Vereins FriedensBrot e.V. Adalbert Kienle, besuchen die Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer an der Bernauer Straße. Der Vorsitzende des Vereins, Manfred FISCHER, erläutert Ideen und Ziele des Projekts „FriedensBrot“.