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Località Paterno, Vicchio (Florence), Tuscany, IT
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

Alessandro Vasta Emile Jacquet John Ubele Lorenzo Costa Nicco Campo Norah Nelson Seyran Deniz Alpugan
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Project Type

Rural, Residential, Philanthropic aid, Educational, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

Tertulia – Living Laboratory of Sustainability - is a place where to live, observe, interact, share and where to build consciousness and gather tools to be part of a social, environmental and cultural change. In the lab you will handle materials from different nature like social relationships, agriculture, community, permaculture, constructions, arts, lifestyle and solidarity. Tertulia is a laboratory for “artisans” willing to express their quality and attitude, to take responsibility toward a life which cares about the others, the land and the equal share of the resources.

Project Description

Tertulia means people which gather to share and discuss on a theme. We are a family growing this project involved in these main aspects with the permaculture principles guiding us in designing, decision making, everyday life:- agriculture (recover of an abandoned land, with chestnut production, beekeeping, gardening, fruit trees, wood cutting)- hosting (agriturismo 3.0 started in 2015)- solidarity (we host migrants coming in south Italy by boats involving them in our everyday life offering agricultural opportunity, share with people passing by Tertulia)- community: we are looking for a sustainable way to involve other families in our project according to permaculture principles- network: we would like to be part of networks, local and wider too, to share our resources and contribute in spread a sustainable way of living


Permaculture Teacher Training with Helder Valente 31/8 - 4/9 2016 - Italy

After many years listening to europeans students asking Helder to do a PTC, the time has arrived for people in this continent to have availabke and experiment with New School Permaculture educational ToolBox.

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