Fundatia Adept has been working with local farmers and villagers to develop and improve sustainable rural incomes.
One of the reasons that the landscape is filled with wild flowers is that the land is farmed on a small scale, with traditional hay making systems and the use of natural rather than chemical fertilisers. However this small scale system also makes it difficult for farmers to sell their products within the increasingly large scale and complex European agricultural system. Fundatia Ade... Read more
The Saxon Villages of Transylvaniawere first settled by German farmers and artisans in the 12th century who were invited by the Hungarian Kings. They are characterised by their fortified churches and their compact village layouts which were designed to protect the local population during the Tartar and Ottoman wars. The styles of the churches range from the 13th to the 16th century and seven of them have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Saschiz within the local area of th... Read more