permaculture

Off-grid living in Portugal: Moving on after the fires. Wendy Howard’s Quinta Do Vale [Benfeita]

2019-10-05T09:29:54+00:00

Wendy Howard is the personification of resilience. In 2008 she decided to escape the rat race and start a sustainable permaculture project in Benfeita, Portugal. Fast forward ten years and there is a blooming site where many aspects of the permaculture philosophy came together. Then disaster struck in the form of forest fires. In 2017, about half of the project got destroyed.  Wendy tells us about the inner guidance she experiences and how she still has a strong sense that she needs to be here, in Portugal. She is rebuilding everything, and after a grim winter, things are looking good [...]

Off-grid living in Portugal: Moving on after the fires. Wendy Howard’s Quinta Do Vale [Benfeita]2019-10-05T09:29:54+00:00

Big eco friendly fridge can store three people. Uses no electricity!

2018-09-20T11:59:48+00:00

Franz shows his fantastic eco fridge that doesn’t use any resources. No gas, no electricity, nothing. Watch while he explains with much enthusiasm how he achieves this sustainable feature in the summer heat of Central Portugal.

Big eco friendly fridge can store three people. Uses no electricity!2018-09-20T11:59:48+00:00