The European Voluntary Service project "MISSÃO SVE: Bio, Justa e Local” gathered young people from all over Europe in Casa da Juventude in Amarante in order to encourage healthy lifestyle, to support the coordinating organisation , Crl in its activities and to promote Fair Trade and European Voluntary Service amongst local and foreign youngsters.
During one year the volunteers were living and working together, sharing with and learning from the local community, organising cultural events in the Youth Center and participating in its various cultural and youth projects. The volunteers supported on a weekly basis local organic, biodynamic and permaculture producers, they were organising the weekly Bio, Fair and Local market and took active part in the launching of the "Amarante Sustentável" campaign that aims to make Amarante Portugal´s first Sustainable City.
➮ Video edition by Marta Scaglione. Credit also go to João Pinheiro for the material shot during the "20 years of EVS" camp in the summer of 2016.