Interview with Sunseed EVS volunteer, Pauline

Pauline, 26, Lille (France) I was following an Italian teaching formation before I decided to volunteer with Unis-Cite in France. I raised awareness on sustainable living and energy saving.  I found out about the European Voluntary Service (EVS) program which offers funded placements in organisations across Europe. I was looking for an environmental project in Spain, and I came across Sunseed on the …

Interview with Sunseed EVS volunteer, Pauline

Interview with Sunseed short-term volunteer, Skye Lei

Skye Lei, 28, Macau (China) and California (USA). I’m an engineer specialised in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industry. I’m at Sunseed for approximately 4 weeks.  I came across this project through online research of ecological and educational communities in Europe. My decision to volunteer with Sunseed was rooted in several objectives: To creatively explore a sustainable lifestyle with lower impact that at the same time offers inspiration and stronger spiritual fulfilment. To …

Interview with Sunseed short-term volunteer, Skye Lei

Volunteer Stories – Florrie

My name is Florrie and I am 12. I come from Devon, UK. I really enjoyed my stay here at Sunseed. I was worried that there wasn’t going to be very much for children to do here, but there were plenty of projects that we could get involved in. My two sisters (5), (2) and I were given a special …

SunseedVolunteer Stories – Florrie

Human Experiences – Andreia

     Sunseed is primarily an educational project and investigation in how to promote a more sustainable way of life and more respectful connection to nature. But it is also a full human experience. So the question of the day is : How has Sunseed changed your relationship with people, and what did you learn about human relations ? Andreia’s experience, volunteer …

SunseedHuman Experiences – Andreia

Human Experiences – Dimitra

Hello future sunseeders, My name is Dimitra and I’m from Athens, Greece. My experience here has been life-changing, so I wanted to write it down to remember. And then I thought what the heck… I might as well make it public, I can get credit for inspiring a couple of people… Having visited a community in my island of origin …

SunseedHuman Experiences – Dimitra

Human Experiences – JeeYun

Sunseed is primarily an educational project and investigation in how to promote a more sustainable way of life and more respectful connection to nature. But it is also a full human experience. So the question of the day is : How has Sunseed changed your relationship with people, and what did you learn about human relations ? JeeYun’s experience, volunteer for one …

SunseedHuman Experiences – JeeYun

Adiós Fred

This week we bade farewell to our Garden Co-ordinator Fred who left us to continue his ecological adventures on a cycling trip around Andalucia and beyond, taking in other eco/gardens/community projects. Fred’s work here has been a pretty epic undertaking – turning whole new swathes of land and some existing areas from bramble-covered wildernesses into productive and fertile gardens. By …

SunseedAdiós Fred

Southampton University’s Environmental Science Student Society’s Visit to Sunseed

Sunseed just recently welcomed Southampton University´s Environmental Science Student Society for a full week of activities, workshops and learning at Sunseed. The society contacted us last year to inquire about a week of putting their environmental science studies and ideas into practice, as well wanting a sociable week away together. We are pleased to say that the week was a …

SunseedSouthampton University’s Environmental Science Student Society’s Visit to Sunseed

Sunseed Welcomes EVS Volunteers

Sunseed has just recently welcomed its first European Voluntary Service volunteers. For six months, Joanne from the UK, Claudia and Andreia from Portugal will be with us sharing in the Sunseed experience. Joanne in the Sunseed gardens To host volunteers from EVS is a positive step forward for Sunseed as a project, and hopefully something that will grow from strength …

SunseedSunseed Welcomes EVS Volunteers

A day in Eco-construction

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SunseedA day in Eco-construction