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Agriturismo Fighezia

Rural topic(s): (Agri)-tourism and rural heritage, Education and training in rural areas

City: Fluminimaggiore

Country: Italy

Web site: http://www.agriturismofighezia.it

Fighezia farm was born in 2000 to allows the valorisation of local resources and in order to be a positive example for a rural area with population loss and with economic and social problems.

It develops a business of responsible tourism with an offer of local and seasonal products, in eco-buildings built with local materials or according to bio-construction techniques.

The farm also offers training courses for schools, both for students and teachers on the themes of sustainable development, green building, water saving and phyto-sewage, beekeeping, renewable energies and organic farming.

Scale of intervention : Local

Keywords: agritourism, Information / Education for sustainable development, organic farming, sustainable agriculture, sustainable tourism, ecotourism, waste water treatment, organic building material, eco-housing, local food processing

Places: Italy

Actors: farmer, farm

Methods: training workshop, non formal learning, job creation