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Lotan – and how it all started

Lotan – and how it all started

31/03/2018 138 Comments
Kibbuz Lotan is one of the youngest Kibbutzim in Israel, founded in 1983, by settlement groups of Israeli and North Americans belonging to the Reform(liberal) Jewish Movement. Today it has more than 50 members but a constant population of about 190 including about 60 children, applying famlies, volonteers, young people doing a year of service
A beautiful island in the desert

A beautiful island in the desert

28/01/2018 18 Comments
                             
From seed to plant

From seed to plant

28/01/2018 14 Comments
Nowhere else is the miracle of life more apparent than in the development of a plant from a tiny seed. During my stay at Kibbuz Lotan I participated in a workshop about different ways how to start a plant. It’s one of the things you learn best by getting your hands dirty. Scroll down and
Permaculture in the Desert

Permaculture in the Desert

14/01/2018 47 Comments
When you come to Kibbutz Lotan as a tourist  you can book a stay in the Eco-Experience program. It is nice to participate in some hours of practical work in the morning before breakfast and in a very hands-on way learn about permaculture.  I went to the Eco-Kef – the permaculture garden – very early