La Chispa Recommends
Jun 14: Seminario Fundamental “energía universal, humana y espiritualidad
14/06/2013 - 14/06/2013
Dec 5: Yoga teacher training in India
05/12/2013 - 01/01/2013
Nov 11: Retreat Explore your change from I to We (Damanhur)
11/10/2013 - 19/10/2013
July 27 & 28: Arte Sano – a Healing arts festival on the beach;
27/07/2013 - 28/07/2013
Jul 25 – 28: Jornadas Hermético-Alquímicas
25/07/2013 - 27/07/2013
- Jun 14: Seminario Fundamental “energía universal, humana y espiritualidad
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French Tarragon is one of the three muskateers of gourmet cuisine. Despite its name it is originally from the south of Russia, and the form used with its characteristic spicy aniseed aroma is not found in the wild. The plant is a shrub with stems full of small pointed leaves, which disappear in winter to reappear in spring.
The true botanical name is Tarragon Artemisia dracunculus var. odora, and it reaches a height of 70cm. It does not flower, distinguishing it from the non-aromatic version (Artemisia … Continue reading
Readers will recall that Arboretum is a non-profit organisation, whose mission is to develop an educational tool and provide a public space for the environmental literacy of the local population with a focus on sustainability.
This issue we look at two important issues, the first being ‘action’. On November 12 the first group of stakeholders planted their trees at Arboretum, marking the opening ceremony for the 2011 planting season. These are people who support the project with a membership fee of 5€ per month and are … Continue reading
The Coin permaculture group took part in the first module of ‘Education for Sustainability’, a series of interesting courses organised by ‘Arboretum’, a new project space dedicated to ecology and sustainabile education established by the foundation ‘mas arboles’ in Marbella.
This first module was an introduction to permaculture and its techniques, a total of 20 hours of intensive instruction. Prof. Julio Cantos is an experienced permaculturist, specializing in food and forests and is also the permanent project advisor for Arboretum. As he explained, permaculture as a … Continue reading
Un curso diseñado para proporcionarte herramientas prácticas y teóricas que te ayuden a vivir de manera sustentable y pacífica con la naturaleza, sus recursos y la gente.
En Caña Dulce experimentamos y disfrutamos de los beneficios de esta ciencia multidisciplinar desde el año 2001, en una finca abandonada desde hacía 13 años y que hemos ido creando desde cero.
PROGRAMA DEL CURSO
El CUIDADO DE LA TIERRA:
+ Introducción a la permacultura.
+ Principios, filosofía y ética de la pc.
+ Zonas, sectores, pendientes.
+ Suelos, acolchados, compost.
+ Diferentes sistemas de cultivo: … Continue reading
Arboretum is a nonprofit project based in Marbella whose mission is to develop environmental education and provide a public space for an understanding of sustainability in practice. La Chispa will be following its progress over the next few issues.
In the conservation garden, one of the priorities is developing a wild wood, composed of 131 species of trees, shrubs, grasses and vines native to the region, creating a living collection of plants and a gene pool representing the biodiversity of the area.
Given the special nature … Continue reading
Coinciding with the United Nation’s International Year of the Forest, Marbella has joined in the spirit of the occasion to launch Arboretum Marbella, a living green space with environmental resources that will teach visitors about sustainable land management and how to live more ecologically.
This ambitious project is starting off with 45,000m² located at Finca el Trapiche, near the well known ‘Huerta del Prado’ urbanization and Don Miguel Hotel. This ‘green zone’ will be a beacon for the environment, local people and for tourism, and will … Continue reading
This month sees the launch of the new la Chispa web site, overhauled recently to bring us up to date, easier to access and more interactive. Building on the success of previous versions of lachispa.net, the new site retains its high quality content and comprehensive online resource directory, southern Spain’s alternative Yellow Pages, as well as exhaustive events guide to classes, courses, concerts and festivals.
The resource directory now has over 2,000 entries – www.lachispa.net/resourcedirectory, so whatever you are looking for – yoga teachers, acupuncturists, … Continue reading
A 5 day course with theory and many practical hands-on activities to learn and live Permaculture.
This short course is addressed to people:
- who have already plunged a bit into the world of permaculture,
- who want to refresh their knowledge
- who want to learn, see and experience how Pc can be applied at the specific setting of Los Molinos.
- who want to get ready to do the full 72h-Design-Course in the close future…
- anybody interested Pc and why it is an excellent and easy-to-learn approach to … Continue reading
In this article Andrew Sloan shares his experience of gardening with the lunar calendar.
Have you ever dreamt of living in a heavenly and utopian garden surrounded by beauty and bouquets of sweet fragrance, full of food for the body and the soul, a place where everything fits into harmony with nature? This is the essence of Permaculture…this series introduces the principles of Permaculture