Entries by Annalise Cajic

Summer at Roots Camp: Mahlzeit Austria 2019

By: Annalise Cajic Volunteering at Roots Camp As the Mahlzeit Austria project nears its end, Hanna reflects on her experience working at Roots Camp. AIESEC volunteers at this summer camp are promoting an unplugged and sustainable lifestyle to Austrian youth. Living without running water, electricity and the luxuries of modern life, Hanna realized that you […]

The Wiener Tafel market: Mahlzeit Austria 2019

By: Annalise Cajic Read as I work alongside Ezgi and Marina, fellow AIESEC Global Volunteers participating in the Mahlzeit Austria project. Spending their days working with Wiener Tafel, I joined them on the job to discover more about what the non-profit does and how they are reducing food waste. Working at the market If you […]

Volunteering at Augarten: Mahlzeit Austria 2019

By: Annalise Cajic As part of the Mahlzeit Austria project, some volunteers are working at Augarten, a community garden in Vienna. There, they are promoting sustainable food growth and the value of growing one’s own food to Austrian youth. I spoke to volunteers Anna, Alessia, Elena and Solmaz to learn more about their experience at […]

Seminars for project volunteers: Mahlzeit Austria 2019

By: Annalise Cajic Delivering workshops is not the only thing Mahlzeit Austria project volunteers are doing this Summer. When they are not teaching youth about food waste or working with Wiener Tafel, they are improving their skills through workshops hosted by Pulswerk and project runners. Volunteers are taught to improve their own workshops and see […]

Working at Wiener Tafel: Mahlzeit Austria 2019

By: Annalise Cajic Meet a Global Volunteer in Austria “I have always wanted to visit this city [Vienna]. And then, I chose this project because I saw this opportunity to work in [an] office, to see how things are done… [h]ere, people are really really friendly,” says Marija Milicevic. As a Global Volunteer, she is […]

First workshop completed! Mahlzeit Austria 2019

By: Annalise Cajic This week, global volunteers debuted their workshops on food waste… After spending the week preparing their workshops for youth on food sustainability, Mahlzeit Austra volunteers put their skills to the test for the first time. (Learn about the workshops and their creation process here). At Mahlzeit Austria, volunteers such as Daria and […]

Workshops on food sustainability: Mahlzeit Austria 2019

By: Annalise Cajic Welcome to the Mahlzeit Austria blog! This Summer, AIESEC is working on the Mahlzeit Austria project, which promotes sustainable production and consumption, one of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Focusing on food waste, AIESEC volunteers are in Vienna to deliver workshops to children on food sustainability. I tagged along […]