Initiatives

Magnus Lucus: the return of forest ecosystems in southern Italy

Magnus Lucus: the return of forest ecosystems in southern Italy

Magnus Lucus, or sacred wood, is an ecological restoration project of impoverished land subject to environmental degradation in southern Italy. At the helm of the initiative is the Rocciaviva association, which thanks to the collaboration of Plant for the Planet and Ecosystem Restoration Camps dreams of creating a green belt that winds between Basilicata, Puglia and Calabria.

Adopt an olive tree Landscape

Adopt an olive tree Landscape

By co-financing this project you will support an eco-responsible project and receive gifts that match your interests and participation.
Your contribution is important to us, help us overcome this challenge and make a dream come true! Thank you in advance for your support and generosity.

Autumn Sowing Campaign 2022

Autumn Sowing Campaign 2022

The ‘Coltiviamo la diversità! (Let’s cultivate diversity!)’ sowing campaign is a collective and transversal knowledge and skills pathway, not secondary to the increasing seed supply in the territory.

Agricultural and Agro-ecological Convergence

Agricultural and Agro-ecological Convergence

this appeal/document for the October 22 demonstration in bologna could be the beginning of many other rallies and the basis for a common project that could sustain the anti-systemic practices of a substantial part of our human consortium.

Firenze 2002 – 2022

Firenze 2002 – 2022

After twenty years, the European Social Forum is back again a rich programme of autonomous meetings, two days dedicated to the plenary assembly: Where Europe is going Join us from 10 to 13 November Twenty years after the first European Social Forum, 2022-Firenze wants...

The Tale of Bosco Fontana

The Tale of Bosco Fontana

The Fondazione “life-long dream” has no dreams, only plans: “We recently had two meetings in the villages, the central topics being the regulating of tree cutting in the forest and the restoration of the former Cerisola e Rocca school, which through targeted calls for proposals could become not only the foundation’s headquarters but also jointly managed with the University of Genoa.”

2023 Calendar, send us your pictures!

2023 Calendar, send us your pictures!

The drive to obtain material for the WWOOF 2023 calendar has started. We're looking forward to your contributions! Once again, this year it will be the international community that will be taking charge of editing the Calendar.It is a beautiful and powerful means of...

Contaminated by Pesticides

Contaminated by Pesticides

It is important that a nationwide survey of pesticide contamination in people and in soil on farmland be carried out as soon as possible, in addition to the analyses already conducted for synthetic chemicals in food and water,” the Associations stress. Italy is one of the leading European countries, along with Spain, France and Germany in terms of pesticide consumption. Together they cover 75% percent of pesticides sold in the European Union, Spain is the first country for pesticide consumption, followed in order by Italy, France and Germany.

Hospitality for Ukrainian Refugees

Hospitality for Ukrainian Refugees

WWOOF Italy has always tried to give support to migrants through rural hospitality: shall we try to give a hand in welcoming those who had to leave the Ukraine?