Educational and Social Farms in the Apulia Region

In the Apulia Region in Italy, educational and social farms represent an important reference point for communities and territories. In this sector, the need to build up adequate infrastructures for international developments determines the appearance of the so-called "agri-networks". They are characterized by a natural evolution of the logic of public governance applied in the agricultural sector and in local economies. Such logic faces in a more systematic way the needs of unitary management of the increasingly intricate [...]

2020-02-24T12:01:20+01:00February 24th, 2020|News, UniFg, Universities|

How can you distinguish yourself as a farmer in the short supply chain?

We didn’t get to see much sun in Belgium, these last few days. Days are gray and dark – the shortest days of the year. Therefore, it might be the quietest time of the year on our farm. However, it hasn’t really been cold yet... This means that actually we are working constantly: different types of cabbages can still be found on our fields (red ones, white ones, savoy, curled ones, Chinese cabbage and even cauliflowers). In the [...]

2020-02-10T12:06:32+01:00February 13th, 2020|Farmers, gebroeders vercammen, News|

Nature, Farm, and Their Co-work towards a Better Life Quality

The multifunctional farm can take on an educational and social role by proposing a special pedagogy linked to human and nature relations in the various contexts of the rural territory. The Didactic Masseria thus becomes a school of outdoor ecology and active rural pedagogy, which offers experiences of agricultural life in a real traditional farm, with sowing, composting, hoeing, collecting vegetables and medicinal herbs, harvesting, threshing, in an embedded ecosystem-farm making use and working with animals. The Didactic [...]

2020-02-10T11:49:56+01:00February 10th, 2020|Farmers, Masseria Redenta, News|