Dimitra´s Sunseed Story

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…

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…

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…

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A family holiday at Sunseed

So what’s it like going to Sunseed if you are the parent of young children? The website tells you that, “children are welcome but they are the responsibility of their parents”, which doesn’t really tell you that much so I thought I’d put down a few thoughts based on two short holidays (one and two…

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Wonderful Chamomile…

Words, sketch and poem by Joanne Matthews (volunteering for 6 months) Self-seeding Chamomlie picked from Sunseeds gardens – Can be made into a tea, cold-tea lotion, moisturizer or soap. Has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. Can be used for lightening fairhair, as lotion to relieve any hot, inflamed skin conditions – sunburn, hives or rashes. It…

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Story of Rabbiya

    Life at Sunseed – Rabbiya Naveed At the first glimpse, Sunseed appears like a rather ordinary not-so-well maintained place. At Sunseed, we bake our own bread and jams, harvest our own crops, use seasonal fruits only, exploit the solar energy, use urinals and compost toilets, use organic products, recycle our waste, use limited Internet and say…