The Educational Farm is the future of our agriculture, and in particular the organic and quality to the production, in the company of those local products that are grown according to ancient methods and without the use of substances hazardous to health man, these harmonize perfectly with what is our philosophy to run the company of our Uncle Nino: the love of the land led his and our hand, respect the land meant for him respect himself.
The company specializes in the production of bergamot, grown on 4 acres of land, but there are also other fruit trees like oranges, mandarins, clementines, lemons, persimmons, grapefruit, peaches, pears, plums and olives over a garden where are grown, strictly seasonal and organic vegetables: from beans and peas to go with broccoli and cauliflower and finish with eggplant, peppers, tomatoes and zucchini.
The farm represents an effective teaching that is linked to the ability to involve children in educational activities aimed at bringing young and old culture of rural areas by promoting the discovery of the origin, the places, the fatigue, the men and a summary of the production processes of food products that are the basis of our culinary tradition and culture.
We offer educational farm caters both to younger children of elementary schools for both high school students in order to arouse their interest and curiosity, encouraging the active participation of practical and theoretical learning processes , both traditional and modern farm.
Part of the activities of our educational farm that to learn the new generations, the art of making macaroni, bread or explain to them how is the harvest of bergamot and its transformation in essence rather than milking the sheep is a duty to those who do not want our ancient traditions are dispersed over time.
There are also animals and specifically a parrot named Ara, a donkey named Ulysses - sheep, peacocks as well as chickens, guinea fowl, pheasants and rabbits.
Responsible for educational activities
The garden class
Discover the agricultural environment, the organization of the fields, their cultivation. It offers classes kids mini-farmers, are offered small plots of land, tools and seedlings activities specific practices.
Work in the fields
Participation in the planting, the harvesting of fruit and vegetables, care of plants.
The paste of home
Knead and give shape to the delicacies of the cuisine of Calabria, the "maccarruni the house," made with wire rush.
The homemade bread
The manipulation of flour, bread to be baked in a wood oven.
The collection and processing of bergamot, its transformation into essential oil, with the possibility to visit the factory processing (period October).
The collection and processing of olives, their transformation in olive oil with a chance to visit the mill (period October).
The donkey, peacocks, chickens, rabbits, sheep, guinea fowl, pheasants: nutrition, day care, direct contact with the animal friends.
The curds and cheese
From milking sheep processing milk into cheese and / or cheese.
From April to October
€ 12 per person, with snack