LOCAL FOOD IN THE VALLEE DE L AISNE
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- Code : CBB10
- Dispo : COMPLET (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG /
- Age : 18 - 99
Aisnagu is a non-profit organization located in a very small village called Lafosse and situated at the heart of the Ardennes region. With an old traditional water mill, the purpose of the partner association is to produce some oil and flour. This year Aisnagu will collaborate with several associations of the region to welcome the volunteers. These organisations are all focusing on local production and local distribution channel. Among the different organisations, there will be other mills, a brewery, a cheese makeraeuro
A lot of outdoor tasks with those partners: re-point channel walls, cut and prune branches, cleaning and repair the old mechanisms of milling, maintenance of the river banks, pick the vegetablesaeuroA short study part will be organized by the different organisations in order to introduce properly the local distribution channel and their values to the volunteers.
Be aware that the living conditions are very basic; your team will have two bedrooms on the 1st floor of the mill. The mill is quite old but the bedrooms are salubrious. The hosting organization will provide mats. Youaeuroll have dry toilet and one shower for the group.The volunteers will organize a cooking team each day. Youaeuroll have the possibility to have organic vegetables from a local producer and youaeuroll cook your bread by yourself with the bakeraeuros oven of the village, the nearest shop is about 10km.
Lafosse is a very beautiful village but very small and isolated. It could be impossible to move in another city during the week. If you like the birdsongs and noise of the stream, it will be the perfect place for you. The nearest train station is situated at about 20km from there. During the week-end, you will have the opportunity to move from the wild to the civilization by sightseeing for example in Lige, Brussels or Namuraeuro
recognized as a youth organization by the ministry from the French Community
This association proposes different kinds of voluntary activities to youngsters :
work camps in Belgium and abroad (during week ends and during the summer),
short, medium and long term voluntary services, leisure activities for and with
All our activities aim to help the young people to develop theirs abilities in
order to integrate actively the society as responsible citizens. The realisation
of these activities would not be possible without the participation of a network
of around 400 belgian volunteers, 150 volunteers from abroad during summer holidays
and a team of eight employees.
The organization is also a member of the Alliance of European Voluntary Service
We participate to the European Programme EVS both as sending and hosting
Organization since 1997.