Sown Futures
Sown Futures for Circular Economy and Sustainable Food Systems

Goal of the project

To allow youth to actively contribute to sustainable causes, especially in areas concerning circular economy and sustainable food systems. 

Who is it for?

Young people aged between 24 and 30, from rural and urban areas, interested in environmental, agricultural and sustainability issues; No. 6 participants + 1 group leader per partner.

Activities

This youth exchange program happens in Trapani from 17th to the 23rd May 2024, and it offers to the beneficiaries a full week of immersive, communal learning experiences, resonating with circular economy principles amidst Sicilian cultural richness.

Activities consist of multifaceted learning experiences, guided by Fondazione Comunitaria di Agrigento e Trapani:

  1. Indoor activities in the curated CFAT’s eco-friendly venue in Trapani include: gatherings, fostering discussions, workshops, and presentations. 
  2. Hands- on activities in outdoor spaces like community gardens and urban farms, emphasizing resource optimization and sustainable food production. 

 

Diverse pedagogical approaches are used, as engaging participants in composting, organic farming, and problem-solving tasks. 

Interactive workshops facilitate knowledge exchange and innovation. 

Dialogues on socio-environmental aspects deepen participants’ reflections.

Cultural immersion activities highlight Sicilian culinary traditions and the circular economy’s integration into local practices.

Impact

42 young people from 6 different European nations will engage deeply with various aspects of sustainable food systems and the circular economy, gaining new knowledge and refining existing competencies, while strengthening their communication and cooperation capabilities. 

Countries involved are: Türkiye, Portugal, Greece, Romans, Malta and Italy.

Programme

Erasmus+ Call 2023 Round 3 YOU, Action KA152-YOU – Mobility of young people

Partner

Fondazione Comunitaria di Agrigento e Trapani
CEKDEV INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY, MORE
Laboratório Colaborativo Montanhas de Investigação Associação, Helix Social Innovation Hub, Asociatia
DAR DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION, Innovative Youth.

Contacts

For more information on the project or to participate you can contact
Giusy Volpe g.volpe@fcagrigentotrapani.it

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