Linking rich biodiversity with traditional skills and rural development in Transylvania.
Update 13th January 2021: We are working with hosts to determine possible dates for NET courses in 2021 as soon as COVID conditions allow for travel. The decision of the UK government to leave the Erasmus+ programme will not affect those projects with a signed contract. We will update participants on any new travel insurance and visa regulations.
Participants from the postponed course in 2020 will be offered first choice on any rescheduled courses in 2021.
As soon as we have confirmed dates and details we will post them here and share through our consortium. The proposed course for 2020 is provided below for information. 2021 course content may change slightly due to COVID regulations.
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
Click here to download the full STEM course list for 2020
Click here to download the STEM application form for 2020