Programme for the Annual WWOOF meeting at Pantarei

da | Feb 11, 2013 | Communications

WWOOF Italia Annual General meeting will be held on Saturday 1 March 2014 from 10 to 13 and 14,30 to 20 at Centro Pantarei in Passignano sul Trasimeno, PG.

Here are the final details of an important event, the annual general meeting of WWOOF Italia, to which all members of WWOOF Italia are cordially invited, some understanding of Italian would make it more interesting for you!


The following topics will be discussed

Presentation of the revised text of the Constitution and Bylaws, discussion and voting

Presentation of prospective candidates and Arbitrators

Presentation, discussion and vote on the final budget.


Discussion of social interest such as

Communication and the WWOOF Federation,  ‘Campagna per l’agricoltura contadina’  and  coordination of NOGM

Presentation of the Cooperative MAG6 ReggioEmilia, by its representatives, projects of collaboration

Brief update on current projects and presentation of new projects that are candidates to collaborate with/or have financial support from WWOOFITALIA

Election of council and arbitrators

Operating rules of the Assembly

It should be noted that all paid up members are entitled to attend and vote at the meeting. Each member may be represented by another member by proxy (maximum five proxies per member).

In the Assembly resolutions are passed by an absolute majority of votes of the members present and/or represented, while the extraordinary Assembly resolutions must be taken, both at the first and second summons, with the favorable vote of at least 2 / 3 of the votes of the members present and/or represented.

20:30 Dinner

21.00 music with the Trio Tresca di Arezzo and dancing led by Francesca Barbagli.

Sunday 2 March

Terra Fuori Market – Umbrian farmers market – and WWOOF farms will sell and exchange their produce.

10.00    Alle Radici dell’Agricoltura, Cristina Sala & Gigi Manenti present a new method of cultivation

The time of the bees– a project of Permapicoltura

Lunch for everyone, you are invited to bring a contribution to share with others

In the afternoon there will be various other talks, you can find the full list in Italian on the website

WWOOF Meeting 2014 1/2 March

To help make everything run more smoothly if you wish to attend please fill out the module that you can find on the WWOOF Italia website.


Instructions for use:

bring blankets, sleeping bags and, if possible, mattresses for the night (last year 100 people stayed the night!). Sleeping bags are not allowed in the houses at Panta Rei but we suggest you bring them in case you are staying with hosts or in the conference room.

Please inform us as soon as possible of your attendance (via the module), we can only guarantee you a bed if you let us know BEFORE Saturday 22nd, any people replying after that date will have to sleep on the floor in the conference room so come prepared!

also to fill out on the form………..

1) how many of you will be coming and if you will be bringing children, last year there was a group of 15 children under 12! To organize everything so that both children / parents and others can have fun, please let us know their age and bring some toys, books, games, non-slip socks, etc. we have a room set aside especially for them. Giovanna and Jamin will be entertaining them! The bedrooms in the main house have about six beds each. The priority for these rooms will be given to the families, everyone else will be accommodated in a house about twenty minutes from the meeting place  (with a van/taxi service), at local WWOOF farms or on the floor in the conference room. Please bring cots / mattresses for babies and young children.

2) if and what you intend to bring to the market and as food to share, for those arriving by car already prepared dishes would be advisable, we are doing all the catering this year so we ask everyone to bring a contribution for the meal. This has worked well in past years with everyone contributing something and helping with washing up etc during the weekend.

3) if you would like help with travel expenses (we don’t want people to be unable to attend for financial reasons!) please let me know.

4) This year we have arranged roadshare to help people share lifts and so have less pollution, expense and cars on the road! We therefore ask you to enter in your travel details on the online form if you can offer or need a lift.

How to reach Panta Rei

Localita’ Le Guardie,

Passignano sul Trasimeno,

06065, Perugia.

From Rome

Motorway A1 exit Orte. Take the E45 towards Perugia / Lake Trasimeno and Passignano Est exit, turn right towards the village.

Cross over the first level crossing and proceed to the next level crossing; take the first right, then take the first left, go past the post office (left) and at the roundabout take the second right. Follow the road that runs along the cemetery (left) and ASL (right) for about 100m climb up to the crossroads of Via San Crispolto, take the road that goes to the left for about 2 km and you’re there.

From Florence

Motorway A1 exit Bettolle. Follow the signs for Perugia / Lago Trasimeno and exit at Passignano Ovest.Entering the village, pass the church of the Madonna dell’Oliveto, take the first left towards Hotel Villa Paradiso, continue uphill for about 2 kms and arrive at a crossroads (with a Madonna in front and a pine forest on the right) and turn right, follow the signs for Panta Rei for about another 600 meters and you have arrived.

If you come by train please notify Bridget before Saturday morning, this is the train that we can meet,

07:28 Roma Termini – arrives 09:26 Terontola. Leaves 09:41 Terontola – arrives 09:51 Passignano Sul Trasimeno.

08:02 Firenze SMN – arrives 09:51 Passignano Sul Trasimeno.

Important: Up until Thursday 27th if needed call Bridget on 0565 765001, from Thursday 14.00 phone 329 0806234.

Looking forward to seeing you at Panta Rei!

Bridget and Giovanna


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