The Way of Food
Walking, Cooking and Agriculture
In this course participants will live as part of Posada del Valle’s community. Getting involved in the processes and activities that give life to the Organic farm and the kitchen. Learning how to grow and cook our own organic vegetables. A great opportunity to enjoy wholesome vegetarian organic food from its origin in the garden to its beautiful transformation as food.
We will explore in the kitchen and the garden what are the basic principles with which we can make the most of our own organic gardens, participating in workshops on seeds, soil, creative cooking.. As well as, discussing about the role of organic farming in today’s socio-ecological world crisis, as well as how to be part of the solutions from our own home communities.
Along with the garden and kitchen experiences there will be the opportunity to walk the beautiful Asturian Landscapes, inspiring thoughts and feelings about our connection to nature, and encouraging action in our own personal lives.Read more on how the week will flow and the activities we will be doing!
|Monday 15th Oct
Arrival at Hotel Posada del Valle during the day
18.30 Opening Circle. Introduction to the hotel, the course and each other
Tuesday 16th Oct
Wednesday 17th Oct
|Thursday 18th Oct
08.00 Optional Morning Practice
09.00 Morning “Ecoworkshops”
10.00 Landscapes of our soul:A day trip to the mountains or the sea, walking the awesome asturian landscapes and celebrating the wild harvest! A time to reflect on our personal life and the collective consciousness of the world.
17.30 Return – free time
Friday 19th Oct
Saturday 20th Oct
Posada del Valle’s Community
All the people involved in the running of the hotel and the farm contributes to maintain a complex living network that continuously works towards a self-sustained model. Starting from Nigel in the vegetable garden, Sam, Andrés and Joann cooking delicious and creative meals with what is available at any moment, following Sam’s artisan wool crafts and workshops, Sebastian’s walkshops on sensing and reading landscapes, Lidia’s workshops on creativity, and not forgetting all the people helping in running the hotel the farm and the community supported agriculture.
We are all contributing in creating a sustainable small community attached to the local land and culture, sharing motivations, experiences, knowledge, skills and tools.
Posada del Valle’s Community
15th – 20th October, 2012
The course is based at Posada del Valle, an Eco-Hotel that rest within its organic farm.
A beautiful and inspiring landscape where biodiversity, organic farming and a cosy atmosphere are always nurtured; near the Picos de Europa, in Asturias, North Spain.
700 Euros – One person in an individual room
1200 Euros – Two people sharing a double room.
The event fees include accommodation (six nights), vegetarian food, field trips and all teaching sessions.
To book a place in this event, get in contact with us through our email:firstname.lastname@example.org or this phone number: +34 985707005
+34 661629708 (Sebastian)
+34 635344487 (Lidia)