8th August 2022 - 12th August 2022

Implementation of Green Care in Austria

in Stainach Irdning (Austria)

Five-day workshop to know the horticultural therapy in Austria, practical examples, the inclusion in the labour market and the integration on farms

Day 1 - Stainach Irdning (Austria)

Third #workshop "Implementation of Green Care in Austria"

On this first day, we enjoyed dinner in the company of all participants.

We also got to know a project about #greencare Care in #agriculture.

- Definition and different approaches- Development and country-specific priorities- Educational offers in the field of Green Care- Green Care in Agriculture: projec

Day 2 - Stainach Irdning (Austria)

On this day, we visited #NEBA: Network of Professional Work: The Network of Professional Assistance and #HDI: House of Inclusion, Administration of the organisation Lebenshilfe, management of different inclusion projects.

In the afternoon, we received a guided tour through the #horticultural #garden (Lebenshilfe) and the agricultural research centre Höhere Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt Raumberg-Gumpenstein.

In addition, there was a round table discussion with representatives of the #agrarian field and representatives of the state´s care authorities on how #agroinclusion can be implemented in practice.

Finally, we had a nice dinner on a farm with a herb educator.

Day 3- Stainach Irdning (Austria)

Third day of the ##agroinclusion #workshop in Austria.

We spent the day in the nature park "Sölktäler"​ , where we saw how it is possible for #mountain #pastures to be a place of work for people with special needs. ​

In addition, we visited the Groß-Sölk castle : special garden with plant varieties.

Finally, we took a circular walk through the #nature park together with people with special needs where we discussed how to include people with special needs in landscape conservation and nature protection.

Day 4 - University College for Agrarian and EnvironmentalPedadogy. Vienna. (Austria)

Fourth day of the #Agroinlcusion workshop in #Austria.

On this day on our way to Vienna (Hochschule für Agrar- und Umweltpädagogik in Ober St. Veit), we visited a Green care farm. ​

In the afternoon, we had the project coordination meeting and in the evening we had a great barbecue ​​in the park of the University-College.


Day 5- University College for Agrarian and EnvironmentalPedadogy. Vienna. (Austria)

Last day of the #agroinlcusion workshop in #Austria.

On this last day we had a guided tour through the University college with the focus on #horticultural projects and projects with #refugees.

​​ Many thanks for the partner Lebenshilfe Ennstal and Hochschule für Agrar- und Umweltpädagogik in Ober St. Veit, who made this workshop possible and for making us feel at home.

Thanks to the rest od the participants and the project partners Fundación Monte Mediterráneo, Lišov Múzeum, Landwirtschaftskammer - LWK Niedersachsen, MAS Kraje Vysocina o.p.s and Wonderchapter.