Fourth Colony

Figure 01: Stamp of the Net of the House. Source: VENTORINI, (2009: 58) Being the recognized mark, these agroindstrias had conquered a bigger opening of market, being that the mark Net of the House starts to be recognized for the consumers as endorsement of product quality. As a strategy to consolidate market, it had the necessity to create a cooperative for collective commercialization. However, the amount of partners of the Net of the House was not enough for this intention, therefore a minimum of 20 partners became necessary. Then was created the COPAGRO? Cooperative of Farming producers, that it possesss as partners the producers of the AFRs, pertaining the Net of the House, and still producing of products in natura and artesanato of the region of the Fourth Colony. Currently, the COPAGRO possesss around 70 partners with the most varied types of products, as much in natura as agroindustrializados, created with the purpose of if becoming a more solid canal of commercialization.

From then on, the CONDESUS as articulador agency, foments the organization of this cooperative it projects and it as the manager of a terminal of commercialization in a strategical place to be understood not only as an commercialization point, but yes one ' ' vitrine' ' of the Fourth Colony. This terminal was constructed in RST 287 (that it makes the linking of Saint Maria, regional polar region to the capital of the state, Porto Alegre), in a clover that of the access the majority of the cities of the Fourth Colony, situated in the territory of the city of Restinga Seca. The terminal was called by the CONDESUS ' ' The House of Fourth Colnia' ' , where the COPAGRO would have to make use of this place for commercialization of the products of its associates, being been a space for organization and Inter-sectorial integration of the primary production, secondary and tertiary.