Want to know how to build a tiny house made out of mud-bricks or other natural materials. This article and the video shows all the stages we went through to build our first mud brick house, following the tiny house principles. It is a reflection on the process building a tiny house (40sqm plus outdoor kitchen) within 11 months from March 2018 to January 2019.
What is permaculture and how does it interact with gardening or natural farming and where it is actually coming from? One of the questions that are essential to figuring out if permaculture is the right design methodology for you. This article gives you a first impression about permaculture, the history and also current trends and future development of the movement.
In this episode of flowful meets… we talk to Junko Kobayashi, a member of Brown’s Field in Japan. Brown’s Field is an organic farm, a vegan café, a shop and accommodation but also has a huge educational component.
Junko lives and works at Brown’s Field that is located just 80km from Tokyo for almost two years now. Growing up in an international environment and travelling around the world for a while, she felt like it is time for her to go back to Japan to connect with her own heritage and culture, came back to Japan and found Brown’s Field.
This is the 12th episode of flowful meets… Reason enough to talk to ourselves about our journey beyond sustainability and what we’ve learned during the last 1,5 years with flowful. Time to reflect on our approach to contribute to a better world; from the beginning, to our first steps towards a life beyond sustainability and our theory of change.
Worm composting or vermicomposting is a great way to reuse your vegetable scrubs. Worms are eating your kitchen waste and turn it into vermicompost that is rich in nutrients and full of microorganisms. This super compost helps you to create and maintain healthy soil, give nutrients back and support your vegetable production. This article covers the main benefits of worm composting and how to set up a worm farm in an easy way.
Utopianale is a documentary film festival in Hannover. flowful meets… talks with Felix Kostrzewa former member of transition town hannover and today responsible for the Utopianale at Wissenschaftsladen Hannover e.v., about how the film festival developed during the last 6 years, the theory of change behind the project and about current challenges
You think about moving to an existing intentional community? You are wondering about the challenges, hardships and opportunities of living in a community? You wanna know how easy (or how hard) it is to move from a single, couple or even small family life into an existing intentional community or ecovillage? Well, that’s what we did and that’s why we wanna share our reflection and first lessons learned with you.
Our beautiful friend Maria Bliklen, Deep Ecology and Ecovillage Design Education facilitator, talks about the concept of deep ecology, the values behind it and why she has this passion for it. If you wanna widen your circles of identification away from our individual ego to the social and ecological self and find your personal well-being reflected in the well-being of any tree, any river or bird or eco-system, this blog post is for you.
We are sharing our experiences after three month living in community. Gaia Ashram อาศรม ธรรมชาติ is a community for all living beings in northeastern Thailand. We tell you 8 things you might wanna know! flowful tells stories and shows images of a conscious and sustainable lifestyle in harmony with nature.