Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1996
International Coalition to Protect Polish Countryside (ICPPC)
This description of Jadwiga Lopata's work was prepared when Jadwiga Lopata was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996.
Jadwiga Lopata is creating an alternative "eco-village" economy for rural Poland by introducing family farms to the emerging premium markets for organic produce and livestock, and building a cottage eco-tourism industry around the lifestyle of natural farming.
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