Category Archives: Growing & Collecting

Eileen

Spirulina Initiative in Kenya

Spirulina  Project  Kenya Following our very interesting tour of the Chlorella business outside Sieben Linden and the Global v Local discussion we had during our German trip, Didi, a member of our Co-op here in Ireland kept coming into my mind. The Spirulina project which she has been involved in developing and managing in Kenya […]

We are Loving it! “2*Videos”

 All around Sieben Linden beside the roads and tracks grow fruit trees of all sorts. For instance, apples at one lane, plums on the other and so on. It’s amazing sight for fruit lovers. This is a heritage of the GDR, the other, recently deceased, german state. Commonly, fruit trees where planted everywhere in rural areas and then […]

Monique Wijn

Dutch ‘Reclaim the Seeds’ Festival

On the 8th and 9th of March 2014 I was co-organiser of the third edition of the ‘Reclaim the seeds’ festival in the Netherlands. This was held at the beautifull Botanical Garden in Haren, Groningen. The first and second event, in 2012 in Amsterdam and 2013 in Den Bosch were allready very well visited, but the over […]