Wild vegetables the whole year

As there is no winter anymore we can serve wild food the hole year. At thistimewe findlamium purpureum, dandeleon leaves, daisy leaves, chickweed and sonchus oleraceus. Lamium purpureum in the soup, dandeleon leaves in the salad, daisy leaves in the pesto, sonchus oleraceus in the pasta and much more. One just have to open the… Fortsätt läsa Wild vegetables the whole year

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On Ecotopia the new year started

Yesterday was February 1 and Ecotopia opened again. But already in the first month of this year there happened a lot! We were working on our first ECG financial statements and certification. ECG – The Economy for the Common Good is a move for an alternative market economy, but also a concrete tool for making… Fortsätt läsa On Ecotopia the new year started

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Long queues and empty stores…

On Friday it was time for a theme evening. The event was about organic garden box cultivation and how to get a rich harvest from the smallest area. The number of participants dramatically exceeded expectations. Then the basic course in organic farming began. The participants were very pleased with it, so we have already planned… Fortsätt läsa Long queues and empty stores…

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A new year

has started on Ecotopia. We have founded the Swedish-Strawbale-Network and built an homepage (ssbn.se). The Feminist Initiative was here and held a three-day conference. Tomorrow, representatives of another Swedish party, namely ”Centerpartiet”, is comig. They represent the rural areas. Then the spring-events starts, one after the other … Also the resettlement in the newly built… Fortsätt läsa A new year

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2017 is just around the corner…

There is now a newly-built straw bale house on Ecotopia waiting for a response from the municipality. Building planning and control were here to do a final inspection. It is pure pleasure to go in and take a break in a building that one has planned in detail. It is outstanding 🙂 But without Ryszard… Fortsätt läsa 2017 is just around the corner…

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Autumn calendar

After an incredible summer Ecotopia is shifting from having ecotourists living on the farm to welcoming course participants and groups to the Knowledge Centre. The eco-tourists have come from, in addition to Sweden, Germany, Holland, Austria and Denmark. They had a lot in common, with matters of sustainability in focus and their ’sustainable’ involvement in… Fortsätt läsa Autumn calendar

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One day, four periods.

Just as with the year and its four seasons, my life today is comprised of four time periods. I alternate between business, cultivation, the renovation of the skånelänge, and the straw house build. Today I have, in addition to working in the office, which occupies the largest share of time, planted artichokes, harvested asparagus, picked… Fortsätt läsa One day, four periods.

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Restart at the eco-café

The website was offline through both Easter and beyond. Hackers from Ukraine/USA had been very active, so we spent many nights at the computer cleaning up and building up the website again. A growing challenge of today. Now we know how difficult it is for everyone who’s affected! A HUGE THANK YOU to all customers… Fortsätt läsa Restart at the eco-café

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Photo exhibition for Easter

Now you can feel that spring is on her way. This week we had the group ’Energy on farms’ (Energi på lantgård) on a study visit. We had exciting discussions about solar warming, glue-laminated beams and whether self-subsistent households really have a future. It was interesting to meet energy-aware farmers and it is the dialogue… Fortsätt läsa Photo exhibition for Easter

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