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Learning-by-doing: agro-ecology and direct democracy in the fields of Tuscany (Mondeggi, Florence)
Descrizione: Mondeggi is a public farm of about 200 hectars which, follwing bankruptcy, has been abandoned and put for sale. Since three years ago, a diverse and numerous communty is opposing to its privatization, while retaining the possibility of access and enjoyment by the territory, involving the population in the collective stewardship of the Common.Currently, thanks to the community's participation, a stable stronghold advances the committment of recovery, maintenance and production of the Farm Without Masters through paesant agriculture and agroecology. There are numerous agricultural and social projects present in the farm today. To learn more: https://mondeggibenecomune.noblogs.org/la-nostra-storia/dossier-three-years-of-popular-stewardship/
Tipologia di lavoro: The main activities planned are the ones listed below: - Farming activities in the vineyard and orchard; - Activities related to the maintenance and development of the communitarian vegetable garden for subsistence; - Maintenance and restructuring of a building; - Activities related to the management of the ovine-caprine breeding project; - Collection, cut and placing of the wood; - Cleaning some areas of the farm.
__Parte studio: __ The study part will generally concern issues related to Common Goods and Peasant Agriculture and Agroecological Agriculture: Private Goods, Public Goods and Commons; Defense and self-management of the commons; Sustainability of development models and lifestyles; Limits and impact of the agroindustrial system of production, transformation and distribution of food; Peasant agriculture and agroecology. The study part will be calibrated on the basis of what the level of knowledge and sensitivity to the various issues is, according to an active teaching methodology.
Alloggio: Volunteers will stay in Cuculia, one of Mondeggi houses, in one-two common rooms, living with residents and actively participating to the Mondeggi community life. We recommend to bring a sleeping bag and a towel, in addition to the personal belongings needed.
Lingua: Italian, English, Spanish
__Requisiti __ Needed sensitivity to the issues connected to Mondeggi's experience and availability to agricultural work and to learn skills required for specific activities on the field.
Ubicazione approssimata: The workcamp is located in Mondeggi, in the municipality of Bagno a Ripoli, few km from Florence, in Tuscany, at the gate of Florentine Chianti.
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