April at Sunseed

The Introduction to Permaculture Course run by Kirsty was fun, thought-provoking and inspiring. Permaculture combines three main aspects: an ethical framework; understanding of how nature works; and a design approach in order to create sustainable, productive and healthy systems. Aimed at both at those new to the philosophy and others wanting a re-cap, it was also a chance for those …

SunseedApril at Sunseed

Yoga at Sunseed

Yoga classes 3 times weekly tuesday, thursday, friday 6pm with Mimi The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life. B. K. S. IYENGAR                  

SunseedYoga at Sunseed

Volunteering building solar cookers in Gambia

During my time at Sunseed I was amazed to see how solar box cookers work. Situated on the roof, they are used daily to heat water and cook rice / pasta as well as sauces. Constructed from wood, glass, and metal, they are quite cheap to make and require no other fuel than the sun, thus they clearly have great …

SunseedVolunteering building solar cookers in Gambia

Sunseed Guided Tours April – May

Every Tuesday Join us at Sunseed for  a free guided tour of the project and departments. Optional vegetarian/vegan dinner for a minimum donation of 5€ per person. Visitas guiadas gratuitas al proyecto y sus departamentos.                                               Posibilidad de cena vegana a las 20.00 – por donacion minima 5€ por persona.  

SunseedSunseed Guided Tours April – May

Spring update EPF 2012

Last Winter has been an unusual Winter. For the first time in 25 years Sunseed closed to volunteers to focus on improvement works. That was not only refereed to the houses and commodities, it was also about internal structure, management and organisation. All the staff members have been involved in many different meetings and working groups to analyze current situation, …

SunseedSpring update EPF 2012

Spring update 2012

Sunseed has a new bridge! It replaces the slightly daunting stepping-stone river crossing to the River Terrace. Created from reclaimed wooden planks and pallets it uses a reciprocal structure. Two weeks ago Leo lead a seminar on Reciprocal Structures, demonstrating how to build strong roofs, bridges or houses without nails. The wood for the bridge was cut to size and …

SunseedSpring update 2012

Summer & Spring News SL 2011

  SUMMER 2011 Make a nutrition plan for Sunseed diet. Preserving summer fruits and vegetables. Encourage the use of solar cookers creating the day of “no gas” Seminar about sustainable living. Welcome and guide tours for volunteers and visitors. Renew the Sunseed cookbook Create a kit of natural remedies damage and pains Catering Sunseed courses Preparing and organizing the 25 …

SunseedSummer & Spring News SL 2011