A new Hope

Getting out of Sunseed for a few days has been the perfect opportunity for me to realize how much I miss the mountain and the green of the trees. The energy of the Pyrenees is unique and in a perfect contrast with the desert of Andalusia. It also made me realized, once again, how the outside society is so unaware …

SunseedA new Hope

The best experience of my life

Why I came to Sunseed: I arrived in Sunseed to do an internship. Last October I got my degree in business economics and I wanted to acquire practical skills and make experiences. I was scrolling down in the list of possible partnership and suddenly the name “sunseed desert technology” fashinated me. When I first had a look at the web …

SunseedThe best experience of my life

Sociocracy 3.0 training

Between 21-25 March we will host Xana Piteira and Maria Rute Costa from Orla Design that will show us a pattern language for more conscious collaboration from small start-ups to large international networks. As people are looking for less hierarchical models to collaborate, we need structures and processes that will enable effective cooperation and transformation of conflict into opportunities to …

SunseedSociocracy 3.0 training

Wild wild seeds

If you are interested in seeds conservation and wild plants, this post is probably for you. An essential part of our drylands department is the regeneration of the local vegetation, through the collection and reproduction of wild seeds. We have a small but precious seed bank where we store seeds harvested in the area, so that we can sow them …

SunseedWild wild seeds

Zero Waste – Youth Exchange

The “Zero Waste” Youth Exchange will take place in Sunseed on 12-19 October 2018! Participants from Spain, Italy and Portugal will explore environmental awareness, social inclusion and will have an inspiring opportunity to experience life in a sustainable eco-community. During the course you will discover how your individual behaviour can make a big change towards a sustainable future and to …

SunseedZero Waste – Youth Exchange

Sound journey

Join us on Saturday 17th of March for a lunch and an afternoon full of music and meditation, open to everyone 🙂 The friends of Sunseed and Los Molinos – Armelle, Etienne, Igor and Terese – are going to visit us and offer an immersive experience bringing their instruments (sitar, Tibetan bowls and tuning forks) and spiritual experience. Have a look …

SunseedSound journey

Traditional watering techniques

I had been here for little under a month when I was granted the great pleasure of having a small part of Paradise under my care.

SunseedTraditional watering techniques

A network for the transition to a sustainable and collaborative future

Something inspiring and powerful is being born. We are building another world with our hands and we are transforming ourselves in the whole process. Education, communication, networking and solidarity are vital elements for our transition to a better state of living, in harmony with nature, ourselves and other fellow humans. The Contact Making Seminar (CMS) for the setting up of the Sustainability Transition Network …

SunseedA network for the transition to a sustainable and collaborative future

Introduction to ecovillage living – course report

From the 8th to the 15th of October 2017 we experienced an intensive week full of seminars and workshops, based mostly on an experiential way of learning and non-formal education methods. The result exceeded our expectations! We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all those who decided to join our course and share with us this unforgettable time. …

SunseedIntroduction to ecovillage living – course report

Permaculture, working with Mother Nature…

From the 1st to the 14th of May Sunseed hosted a Permaculture Design Course (PDC) with George and Wallace from Circle Permaculture, and we’re preparing a new one in September. If you want to know how it was, here Margriet and Lesha share their stories: “George’s song could be heard at least 10 times a day during the Permaculture Design …

SunseedPermaculture, working with Mother Nature…