Maurizio Gritta

Maurizio Gritta

Maurizio Gritta

Company: Iris Bio

Job Title: President


Always a farmer and engaged in the dissemination of organic production techniques, through teaching at the University and in the establishment of specific para-university courses In 1978 he founded, together with other young people, the IRIS COOPERATIVE project (certified EBC-Bilancio di Bene Comune) of which he is President. Cooperative Iris carries out organic farming activities for the production of vegetables and cereals and is engaged in the analysis and participation for the spread of a community solidarity economy In 1993 he founded the Association of Organic Producers Fund for the Training of Peasant Property, developing a project for the dissemination of organic farming in 100+ Italian companies. In 1995 he actively participated in a research project on biology with the University of Bonn (DE) and with the collaboration of Prof. Kopke. In 1996 he became a member of the federal AIAB executive. In 1999 he created the company Astra Bio Srl, to manage the marketing of organic agricultural products In 2003 he received the "Giovanni Marcora Agriculture, Food and Environment" European Prize awarded for his commitment to research and the dissemination of techniques of the organic farming method In 2010 he received the Agrumello Award, as President of the IRIS Agricultural Cooperative because: "he was able to combine the guarantee of a certified supply chain, the Cremonese agricultural tradition and the development of a modern company, distinguishing himself in the sector of the wheat supply chain for organic pasta making ... always with a focus on the social world, work and the spread of the organic culture " Since 2011 President of the new Iris Foundation and speaker since 2012 at conferences and courses, including the 160-hour one at the Hotel Institute of Salsomaggiore (PR) In 2015, during the IFOAM ABM 25th Vignola 1990-2015 Celebration, he received: "Organic Heroes - Certificate of recognition for the commitment and passion shown in the development of organic products worldwide". The recognition is for the commitment and passion shown for organic farming and for the consistency shown and defended for over twenty years towards the principles of this model of life: Wellbeing, Ecology, Care and Justice.

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