About us

Patrick Honauer is a social entrepreneur, from Switzerland. Involved in this field since 1993, when he started his first company. He is the founder and co-founder of: Neuhof Bachs (first organic restaurant in Switzerland), axisBildung (professional vocational training for differently able young people with 180 apprenticeships), Bachsermärt (SRFN model in border regions), and rundumkultur (start up for social entrepreneurs).

Also a social entrepreneur from Nepal, Tulsi Giri has experience on development foundations (USSHA Foundation), a socio economic enterprise for sustainable businesses (Development Voyage Pvt. ltd ) and a collaboration between producers, entrepreneurs & consumers (THE BAZAAR Cooperative) and an agrotourism enterprise (Organic Living Nepal). He is currently developing The Bazaar as a model food networks under the SRFN concept.

As a social entrepreneur, Katharina Serafimova believes that food is a powerful opportunity to re-connect nature and community. She has many years of experience in international project development and management, has worked with consulting, sustainable finance and NGOs in the area of sustainable resources, agriculture and finance. Since 2014 she is a lecturer at University of Zurich. Since 2017, she supports and co-creates the initiative Terra Sintropica and the local food networks in Mértola / Portugal.