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Following the success of previous editions of Arte Sano the organisers are now planning another festival on San Pedro’s beautiful Paseo Maritimo. “We were last here in 2009 and had a great weekend full of music and activities,” explained Monica Bereuther, co-organiser of the event. “This year we are planning to bring the colourful world of alternative Andalucía to life for another fun weekend for all the family.” The weekend will include a diverse mix of classes, workshops and talks on subjects related to personal … 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
Iris Maas has a passion for health and organic food, and this has led her to set up a brand new whole food shop in Estepona.
With the last of the olives pressed and bottled and sent to markets all round the world eager for Spain’s celebrated ‘liquid gold’, the mills have closed up until the next season. For one mill though, there is still much work to be done – a new certified organic mill has opened in the Alpujarras and as this is their first full year of production there is plenty of work still to do.
Food fans have good reason to look forward to a visit to Marbella with the recent opening of a new restaurant – not in itself uncommon along the coast, but the fact that this restaurant is 100% vegan certainly is.
Perfume. A magical word that invokes visions of mystery, adventure and romance.
The Alpujarra is an ideal place for the development of organic farming, with its geographical location and the quality of the land and water from Sierra Nevada.
In this article Andrew Sloan shares his experience of gardening with the lunar calendar.
For several years the Spanish Government has been promoting the campaign “5 per day is essential”, recommending five pieces of fruit and/or vegetables a day. But there are a lot of people who have realized that this is not enough and that a well-balanced and healthy diet also needs to include legumes, cereals, etc.
As an alternative to a diet based on the excessive intake of animal based protein and carbohydrates from refined products, vegetarianism is starting to become more popular in Málaga. In recent years, … Continue reading
Spain occupies the top position in the European Union and the sixth in the world and the main crops are cereals, olives and dried fruit.
For the taste, the supposed health benefits or for the benefit of the environment, it is certain that with organic farming in Spain everyone wins. For the second year running Spain has topped the European Union’s organic production table and is only behind Australia, Argentina, United Stated, China and Brazil in the world. The problem is that within the country … Continue reading