CASA is an action research project and a small scale farm run by Silvia Paolini an agronomist and organic farmer; it grows olive trees, fruit trees and produces a variety of vegetables, aromatic and officinal plants and edible wild herbs for direct selling on the farm. It is adjacent to the old Roman Appian Way in the Appia Antica Regional Park, easily and rapidly reachable by public transport.
There are many opportunities for hands-on experience with the farm:
Support for agricultural activities
Planting and harvesting of crops, management of shrub and tree species, aromatic and officinal species in the open field.
Agroecology and circular economy
Development of regenerative agriculture strategies, compost, bocashi and biochar production and use, implementing biodiversity corridors.
Support for social farming activities (supporting young people with frailty in the course of horticultural therapy, onotherapy, community building).
Farm management, marketing and communications, financial accounting, support to direct sales, market analysis and development.