How to eat healthy and change your diet sustainably. Your food choice matters

How to eat healthy and change your diet sustainably. Your food choice matters

Food is an essential part of our everyday life. It structures our day, it’s social, and hey, we just cannot live without it! So why aren’t we more conscious with what we put in our bodies? In this article I share how I changed my diet sustainably to a (mostly) healthy and (always) plant-based diet.

How to nourish your soil using the recycling power of worm composting? 5 steps to set up your worm farm

How to nourish your soil using the recycling power of worm composting? 5 steps to set up your worm farm

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.

How to prepare a garden bed for vegetable growing? 10 steps for healthy soil and a better harvest

How to prepare a garden bed for vegetable growing? 10 steps for healthy soil and a better harvest

Starting the vegetable season with a well-prepared garden bed will support the vegetable growth and reduce your maintenance effort. This article showcases how to prepare a garden bed in 10 steps; no matter if you are a gardener or a small-scale farmer.

flowful meets... The Utopianale - Documentary film festival in Hannover, Germany

flowful meets... The Utopianale - Documentary film festival in Hannover, Germany

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

What is the optimal garden bed to grow vegetables? These 6 beds follow the natural farming & permaculture principles.

What  is  the  optimal  garden  bed  to  grow  vegetables? These 6 beds follow the natural farming & permaculture principles.

The optimal garden bed for your specific framework conditions will help you to increase your vegetable harvest, enrich soil fertility and reduce the amount of maintenance over the years. This article guides you through 5 different ways of creating a garden bed for vegetable growth.  

How to create an ideal site for growing vegetables?

How to create an ideal site for growing vegetables?

A well-designed and managed vegetable garden can produce a lot of food, even on a small plot of land. This article explores the 7 key success factors for growing vegetables for temperate and tropical climate and gives recommendations how to manage each factor.

Joining an existing intentional community Gaia Ashram in Isan, Thailand

Joining an existing intentional community Gaia Ashram in Isan, Thailand

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.

The magic of Deep Ecology

The magic of Deep Ecology

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.

1,000sqm Permaculture Design example in temperate climate

1,000sqm Permaculture Design example in temperate climate

Permaculture in Hannover, Germany. Permaculture design example of a 1,000 sqm land in a temperate climate. The results include design, sector analysis, zoning, analysing & connecting components and the first steps of implementation.

Intentional community life at Gaia Ashram in Thailand

Intentional community life at Gaia Ashram in Thailand

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.

Permaculture design in northern Germany

Permaculture design in northern Germany

Permaculture in Hannover, Germany. Design practice of a 1,000 sqm small-scale land in a temperate climate. Learn about the challenges of slopes and narrow properties and see if a tropical Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) valid in a temperate climate.

The new playing field of self-reliance

The new playing field of self-reliance

Why we moved from the urban, densely populated area of Hanoi to Ban That, a small village in rural Isan in northeastern Thailand.