Linking rich biodiversity with traditional skills and rural development in Transylvania.
Update 7th May 2020: Course: highly likely to be postponed. There is one space left. If you are interested please email an expression of interest before making an application.
Hosts: Fundatia ADEPT
Course Dates: 12 -19 June 2020
Application Deadline: 2 March 2020
Preparation Meeting Date: 22 May 2020
Aims & Themes: exploring traditional skills as part of rural development and heritage engagement in a biodiversity rich area of small scale sustainable farming.
Airports: Either Sibiu, Targu Mures, Cluj-Napoca, or Bucharest
Proposed accommodations: Hotel Central Park, Dracula Danes, Viscri guesthouses
Arrival and transfers to Sighisoara. Dinner with the hosts.
Saschiz- visiting the ADEPT office, short presentation of each partner and discussion of food regulation barriers to small producers
Lunch at the office
Fruit and vegetable processing unit
Dinner in Sighisoara (or in Saschiz- local association of women+ discussions)
Angofa project- visit and discussions (educational center, cattle farm)
Lunch at the ANGOFA SCHOOL
Bio-Mosna visit (milk processing model)
Dinner at the farm
Medias- visiting the glass recycling workshop
Medias- town visit and lunch
Brateiu- craft village visit
Return to Sighisoara – dinner
Visiting Torcatoria de lana- wool processing unit in Mihai Viteazu Commune Cluj-Napoca
Lunch in Luncani, Cluj
Visiting oil pressing unit in Luncani, Luna Solai- brand
Return to Sighisoara
Meeting the Woman’s association representatives- rural business model
Lunch at mama Gerda
Cooking demo+ workshop and dinner at Gerda/ Viscri 125
Visiting the Catean’s farmhouse in Rotbav: discussions and lunch
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