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Sunseed at Etnosur

EtnoSur en Alcalá la Real, Jaén By Andreia EtnoSur is a cultural festival which is place for a variety of artistic expressions, like dance, theatre, performances and cinema, in the joyful atmosphere of ethnic music. This festival has also an ecological and educational component, so the activities developed on it are appropriate for a diversity…

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Restoration of the Water Pump

The Sunseed team has been very busy this week trying to keep up with all of the exciting changes. A lot of new faces have been passing through the village to get a taste of sustainable living. These visitors had the treat of getting the full sustainable living tour during their stay. In addition, the…

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Mulching

As the growing conditions around Sunseed are very harsh with very little rain and soil depleted from nutrients, it is very important to use innovative methods to protect plants from the harshest sun in the summer and frost in the winter. At the moment in the Arboretum, the application of mulch (mostly reeds) is tested…

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Olives seasoning

Since March, we have been eating our own olives. We are quite happy of the olive seasoning we did made months ago. In the process of olive preparation we started soaking the olives in a mixture of vinegar, salt and water for about six weeks and changing the water every seven days. The purpose of this is to…