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PARENTE, Cristina; SANTOS, Rui  and  RAMOS, Madalena. Motivations and effects of training in organic farming in an urban context: a sociological approach. Sociologia [online]. 2019, vol.38, pp.110-130. ISSN 0872-3419.

In a sociological perspective, this article evaluates the motivations and the formative repercussions of the frequency of training in organic farming from an extensive approach based on a survey online. The results reveal a change to healthy eating behaviours, notably marked by the consumption of organic foods. While at the same time, due to increased physical activity, revealing positive health effects, and well-being as well as reduced stress and tiredness. There seems to be a tendency for quality of life improvement, while at the greater environmental awareness. However, attending the course was not an opportunity to change their professional activity.

Keywords : organic farming; training; effects.

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