The Organic Farm ‘A Lanterna is in Monasterace and stretches over 67 hectares in the heart of Magna Grecia, inside the Ancient Kaulon Archaelogical Park, near the Punta Stilo Lighthouse, built in 1891 and still in use today. The farm produces olive oil, wine and organic citrus fruits. It offers accomodation and restaurant service at the Locanda Cocintum. The Organic Farm 'A Lanterna proposes didactic farm activities in the respect of nature:
Educational path inside the farm to learn how to eat healthily. Experience directly the organic farming pecularities and the seasonality of vegetables, the sowing and the harvest time through some educational workshop:
A Fruit in a tin........from the tree to the jar
Visit to the farm and to its productions (olive grown, vineyards and citrus grove) to know, playing, the organic farming: students will pick fruit from the trees transforming them into a good marmelade to take home. The workshops are:
The Young Archaeologist and the Drakon
Following Paolo Orsi footsteps, the students will learn about the Dragon mosaic and Ancient Kaulon archaelogical park (digs and museum) where the agritourism is situated.
Workshop: the Young Archaelogist (divided in teams, led by an archaelogist, the students will find the tiles to put the mosaic back together).