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2 07, 2015

REPORT: Workshop – Earthdomes in the 21st century with Iliona Outram Khalili

By | July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Image, Permaculture, Report, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

June 2015 We have just concluded the first 21st Century Sandbag Earth-Dome in Cyprus, using a method that was inspired by the master builder and philanthropist architect, Nader Khalili. This particular method of constructing earth domes, has been developed by Nader thirty years ago, and manages to connect the old element with the new. Sandbag [...]

13 06, 2015

What Happened at the Second National Ecological Celebration of Cyprus 2015?

By | June 13th, 2015|Categories: Food, Health, Image, Knowledge, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Thursday 11th of June 2015    The second greatest ecological festival in Cyprus, was realized this past Sunday June 7th 2015 at the National Forest Park of Aglantzia, and throughout the day it attracted about 2000 people. The Ecological Celebration of Cyprus, is an annual exhibition of ecological products, and a presentation of practical applications [...]

1 11, 2014

Report Permaculture Design Course in Cyprus – October 2014

By | November 1st, 2014|Categories: Food, Image, Permaculture, Report, Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Sofia Matsi Permaculture Design Course graduate & Movement of Life Cyprus coordinator These past 3 weeks, something powerful has been taking place in Cyprus: A dynamic group of eco-conscious and resilience driven people, current residents of Cyprus, took part and successfully completed the first Permaculture Design Course (PDC) ever organized on the island – [...]

28 09, 2014

Educational Workshop: Cultivating and Saving Traditional Vegetable Varieties

By | September 28th, 2014|Categories: Food, Image, Report, Workshop, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

An initiative of Ecological Groups from Cyprus along with the Agricultural Research Institute On Wednesday, September 10th 2014, at Zygi experimental station of the Agricultural Research Institute of Cyprus (ARI), an all-day educational workshop took place with the subject: Cultivating and Saving our traditional vegetable varieties. This workshop hosted specialists and researches from ARI in [...]

25 08, 2014

A holistic view of Barcelona: The Can Masdeu Experience

By | August 25th, 2014|Categories: Food, Image, Permaculture, Report, Uncategorized|0 Comments

For the Movement of Life Cyprus, Sofia Matsi Waking up early in the morning to help out transplant young curly lettuces, later on help prune and support an entire section of healthy looking tomato plants and around noon participate in preparing lunch for all 30 residents on site – is only a small fraction of [...]

25 08, 2014

REPORT: Introduction Course in Permaculture – Cyprus Summer 2014

By | August 25th, 2014|Categories: Food, Image, Permaculture, Report, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Things are shifting quite rapidly in the small island of Cyprus. Bail out announcements over a year ago have managed to stir things for Cypriot people and the need for change has propelled the island’s people to look for alternatives; solutions that can turn them into more resilient and self-reliant. Permaculture seems to be attracting [...]

2 05, 2014

14th Annual Panhellenic Seed Exchange Festival – Peliti

By | May 2nd, 2014|Categories: Food, Image, Report, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

  Picture 1 - 14th Annual Panhellenic Seed Exchange Festival – Mesochori, Paranesti – Photo: Aris Pavlos Report – Sofia Matsi for the Movement of Life Cyprus On Saturday April the 26th 2014, the 14th Panhellenic Seed Exchange Festival took place at Mesochori, Paranesti - Greece. The festival consists the biggest event of [...]

8 08, 2013

A journey through the world of Permaculture

By | August 8th, 2013|Categories: Food, Image, Permaculture, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

An article by Sofia Matsi – Member of the Cyprus volunteer team Movement of Life Cyprus These past two weeks I had the unique opportunity to spend 11 days at Re-Green’s scenic farm, up on the panoramic mountains of Ahaia. Who would have thought, that in the tiny village of Seliana, something as big [...]