Working in Tune with Nature

Masseria Redenta, in Italy, has organized in October days of Didactical Farming. The initiative takes the name of “Masseria Didattica”; it is a school of outdoor ecology and active rural pedagogy, which proposes experiences of agricultural life in a real traditional farm with all the works that characterize it. The Didactic farm can also be a center of experience on man and nature, memory, landscape, rurality, listening, reading, in direct relationship with the Earth. And it is precisely [...]

2021-10-15T10:48:26+02:00October 15th, 2021|Masseria Redenta, News|

World Bee Day

World Bee Day was celebrated on May 20th. Vital species for the ecosystem, they are also among those most at risk. Their life is threatened by various factors and by the hand of man. This is why a World Bee Day was born, scheduled for every 20 May from 2018, to raise public awareness on the importance of protecting and safeguarding these precious insects. At the same time, this day is also an opportunity for experts, politicians, economists [...]

2021-06-04T11:41:51+02:00June 4th, 2021|Masseria Redenta, News|

Together with the seeds, we can germinate too

"A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an invisible orchard"; I quote an old Welsh proverb that we often repeat in the Masseria Redenta (Italy) farm to try to remind ourselves about the biological potential of a seed. We are constantly amazed about the marvel of such a small organism, which carries within itself the secret of life. In this new spring that now seems to follow the path of the one preceding it last [...]

2021-03-18T17:40:24+02:00March 19th, 2021|Masseria Redenta, News|

Fighting for resilience: the Italian “Walking Stones” project

In a pandemic situation, finding strength, determination, tenacity, attachment to one's work becomes difficult. You can only be determined with teamwork, trusting your professionalism, but most importantly your workmates. Thanks to this determination, the Walking Stones project was born. An idea that aims, despite everything, at the seasonal adjustment of tourist flows, aiming at a quality of services and a specific user target. The project is conceived by “Omini di Pietra”, a company that deals with sustainable experiential [...]

2020-11-04T10:53:40+02:00November 4th, 2020|Masseria Redenta, News|

Masseria Redenta as a place of inclusion

In Masseria you never go on vacation, time is marked by the operations that must be carried out, the wheat harvest then the legume harvest, the seasonal fruit to be harvested, the animals to look after, the always abundant vegetable garden to take care of and prepare for the next harvest. They seem endless operations and yet they embellish the days letting the moments mark and at the same time making them poetic, like the sunsets we observe [...]

2020-09-07T17:39:53+02:00September 8th, 2020|Masseria Redenta, News|

Learning to See What Bees Do

In our multifunctional farm we try to find inspiration for the various educational workshops, from what we have around us. The month of June which marks the transition from spring to summer, and gives all the beautiful new colors to Masseria Redenta. In such period, we have created a laboratory on the colors of bees. You might not know, but bees do not see colors like humans: they confuse black with red (they do not visit flowers of [...]

2020-06-24T12:31:26+02:00June 24th, 2020|Masseria Redenta, News|

Spring at l(e)ast – How nature does it course within the pandemic

How to welcome the return of spring, the season of flowers, the days when nature is reborn and the days get longer, animals and insects come to life in their loving dances in the midst of this unprecedented era? When we are all asked to stay at home, not to go out, to not meet each other, as a gesture of social responsibility? The desire for authentic relationships knows no boundaries, we are rediscovering it between a streaming [...]

2020-04-15T12:23:14+02:00April 15th, 2020|Farmers, Masseria Redenta, 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+02:00February 10th, 2020|Farmers, Masseria Redenta, News|

The eTOMATO project for Masseria Redenta

The idea of ​​Masseria Redenta within the eTOMATO project is to make encountering different worlds, i.e. the academic and the agricultural entrepreneurial. We want to link those with by providing, in the multi-factorial dimension in agriculture, the possibility of improving the management of it through dissemination and collaborative actions, so as to make agricultural realities more and more competitive and perform better. The goal for Masseria is to make known the primary activity and the cycle of cultures [...]

2019-11-26T18:27:06+02:00November 26th, 2019|Farmers, Masseria Redenta, News|

Masseria Redenta: Teaching by Nature

In a magnificent environmental and landscape context, the fields of Masseria Redenta welcome with love a rich variety of medicinal, aromatic, dry cleaners, edible, and many toher types, plants. This is a treasure “nest” from which it draws material to carry every day laboratories and educational seminars. In fact, Masseria Redenta is convinced that knowledge, to be truthful and of impact, must pass through direct experimentation. Therefore, people learn especially by touching, smelling, tasting, collecting and using herbs, [...]

2019-10-11T18:11:57+02:00September 17th, 2019|Farmers, Masseria Redenta, News|