Educational farms represent a track of agricultural and holiday farms, suitably equipped to carry out training activities for people interested to go deeper into rural areas, especially students and organized groups. Farms therefore become active pedagogical settings, based on a learning practical vision, observation and discovery, allowing visitors to get to know agricultural world different aspects, such as economic, technological, cultural and environmental activities.
Educational Farms are unexpected natural laboratories and active pedagogical settings complementing the school. Teachers can use them for their educational purposes and they are also the opportunity to take boys and girls on a journey to discover the countryside. Here they will learn how food originates and the connection between agricultural products and nutrition, reassessing in so doing farmer social role.
Within the Educational Farm, farmers have a very important role in the learning process, since they embody agricultural world practice, culture and history.