Free Guided Tours – all year round!

Every Tuesday at 16:00

We offer guided tours of the project every week. Call to make a reservation – we welcome groups and those with special interests, so just let us know! (tel: 00 34 950 525 770)

You can also join us for a meal of freshly prepared organic food with great company for just 5€ per person. Why not come for a vegan/vegetarian lunch (14:00) or dinner (20:00) to make the most of your visit?

Further information

The tour includes:

  • Introduction to Sunseed: Our vision and mission, brief history of the organisation
  • Introduction to each of the departments
  • Tour of Sunseed’s facilities: vegetable gardens, community house, appropriate technology devices, tree nurseries, hydraulic ram pump
  • Tour of Los Molinos del Río Aguas: history of the village and other projects in the area

Drylands Management and Revegetation Department

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  • Introduction to Sunseed: vision and mission, brief history of the organisation and the village of Los Molinos
  • Environmental context: Karst en Yesos de Sorbas Natural Area. Biodiversity. How plants adapt to this semi-arid environment
  • Revegetation in the gypsum environment: Challenges, techniques, use of traditional, low impact methods
  • The “Arboretum” as an educational resource, research area and tree nursery
    Former projects and recent practical case studies

Appropriate Technology Department


Tour will explain the use of AT devices installed at Sunseed, including:

  • Solar Technology: hot water solar panel system, solar ovens, parabolic solar cooker, solar dryers
  • Photovoltaic panels and energy control and storage devices
  • Biomass cooker, and thermal mass stove in the main house
  • Energy monitoring system and information display panel
  • Hydraulic ram pump and Wind turbine

Organic Gardens Tour 

We use only ecological growing methods, which means we do not use chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

  • 428627_168739123289354_1264364198_nSeasonal crops
  • Different irrigation techniques including traditional flood irrigation using our 400 year old irrigation channel, built by the Moors, and modern drip-irrigation systems
  • Our soil fertility building methods e.g. composting, and liquid fertilisers made from local plants
  • How we make a nutritious compost from human waste using compost toilets