ROMANIA: Small scale sustainable farming in Transylvania
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ROMANIA: Small scale sustainable farming in Transylvania

Aims & Themes: exploring small scale sustainable farming; hay making & orchards within a cultural landscape; the challenges of sustainable rural development, community engagement and heritage management. Participants will learn about subsistence farming as opposed to intensive farming, as well as traditional ways of managing the land. Hands on work like hay making with a scythe, fruit gathering, making preserves.

ICELAND: turf building, cultural context & practical skills training
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ICELAND: turf building, cultural context & practical skills training

Update 12th February 2022: We have new dates for NET courses in 2022. The decision of the UK government to leave the Erasmus+ programme will not affect this project. We will update participants of any new travel insurance and visa regulations. Participants from the postponed course in 2020 will be offered first choice on any rescheduled […]

Romania: STEM Course 2022 biodiversity, traditional skills & rural development
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Romania: STEM Course 2022 biodiversity, traditional skills & rural development

Linking rich biodiversity with traditional skills and rural development in Transylvania.   Apply now for this great course with ADEPT, leaders in natural and cultural heritage conservation though rural development & small scale, high nature value farming. Please email seona@archnetwork.org and libby@archnetwork.org  Read more about ADEPT’s award winning work in Transylvania for almost 20 years […]

SPAIN: STEM Course Woodworking tradition & innovation in Galicia
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SPAIN: STEM Course Woodworking tradition & innovation in Galicia

Woodworking & forest management: tradition and innovation in Galicia. Update March 2022: we are talking with our hosts to determine new dates for this course.  Participants from the postponed course in 2020 will be offered first choice on any rescheduled courses in 2022. As soon as we have course dates and communicated with the 2020 group […]

SLOVENIA: Sustainable farming & food in biodiversity rich regions
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SLOVENIA: Sustainable farming & food in biodiversity rich regions

Rescheduled 2-9th July 2022  Sustainable Farming & Food in Biodiversity & Protected Areas through Different Educational Approaches     Host: Bojan Žnidaršič (VITRA Centre for Sustainable Development) Course Dates: 2-9 July 2022 Application Deadline: 2 March 2022 Preparation Meeting Date: 19 June 2022 Aims & Themes: learning about good practice in sustainable farming & food; […]

ESTONIA: Cultural & Natural Heritage of Coastal Estonians
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ESTONIA: Cultural & Natural Heritage of Coastal Estonians

  Update June 2022 Host: Maarika Nagel (Viitong/Heritage Tours) Course Dates: 2nd to 9th August 2022 Application Deadline: 3 spaces available Preparation Meeting Date: tbc Aims & Themes: exploring cultural heritage interpretation and management in a range of contexts; community heritage as part of community cohesion and rural development; heritage tourism. Draft Itinerary: DAY 1 […]

Forestry & Grazing in South West Norway (3-10th September)
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Forestry & Grazing in South West Norway (3-10th September)

This course is now full – there are still places on some of the other courses for 2019. Dates: 3 to 10 September 2019 (with flexibility a couple of days either side to allow for flight availability) Themes: to provide people working in Scottish upland management to see how native woodland responds to changes in […]

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