In Saintigny, he wants to grow kiwi, persimmon and other unusual fruits.

Aurore Godart with her strawberries.
Aurore Godart with her strawberries. ©Valentin MAUDUIT

When we arrive she has her nose on the sprinkler head which is failing. The one who “had always wanted to have a farm” fulfilled her dream a year and a half ago. “There was everything to do. She was a old horse paddock that was cut every year”, explains the one who had problems finding land.

Open door to your farm

Today, the vegetable rows are done, the fruit trees are taking root. Like your business!

You will have the opportunity to discover all this during a open day (Saturday, June 4, 2022) operations for the “Primavera Bio”.

Aurore will be happy to show you her workplace. “Because people only know what they see,” she says. A place that some already know as it sells on site on Wednesday and Friday afternoons.

Although salads, tomatoes, peas, radishes, aubergines, melon take up much of his time, he acknowledges: “the horticulturevegetables, it’s just to live, eat and launch my business.

She, what she seeks. Are the fruits. The young woman undertakes a visit to her 5.4 hectares to better convey her message. There are many blushing strawberries -also very good-, a classic production. Aurore aspires to a little more exoticism.

I want to make persimmon, kiwi,… I want to introduce varieties. The weather is improving, soon we will be able to grow Mediterranean fruits.

She also intends to plant pear trees, quinces, but also enough to get raspberries, blueberries, currants… “And mulberry, but not for now. Some apple trees will also be planted in the fall. A must fruit in the Perche.

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“Don’t have fun polluting”

During his visit to the site, he need not be afraid of tall grass, and Aurore calls him out.

I don’t want to disrupt the landscape, the goal is not to turn it into a golf course.

In addition, in the place, enjoy an incredible fauna. “I have salamanders, toads, slow worms, a couple of vultures. » Nature lover, Aurore tries « limit off-field impact, I’m not going to have fun polluting. I work in the so-called sustainable development”.

In the future, she would like to hire someone to help her with this. vast land. Since in addition to her activity as a farmer, Saintignoise makes her own plans.

Open day and preservation of the territory’s biodiversity. Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.: presentation of the operation, outdoors, prior registration to facilitate fluidity. Le Bois aux Merles 28480 Saintigny

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