Permaculture in the Desert

Permaculture in the Desert

14/01/2018 No Comment
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
Birds, Dunes and Desert Art

Birds, Dunes and Desert Art

14/01/2018 No Comment
I was very lucky to arrive at Kibbutz Lotan  together with a group of young students from Brasil.  I could join them straightaway for a tour, guided by Mark Naveh (Program Director at the Center for Creative Ecology), to the bird-watch area and the big dune. When the city of Eilat was growing, wetlands which
Desert calling: Kibbutz Lotan

Desert calling: Kibbutz Lotan

06/01/2018 No Comment
I arrived at Kibbutz Lotan, my fourth place of field study on Tuesday 2nd of January, today on Shabat is the perfect time to write about my first impressions and thoughts. I am staying in a straw bale geodesic dome at the the Eco Campus, the Bustan (garden of fragrances) were some volonteers are living
Improving life quality in cities

Improving life quality in cities

12/12/2017 No Comment
Not everybody is able or willing to move into a community project in the countryside, and there is still a drift to the big cities.  For many it is even a question of survival, people move were the jobs are. The question is how are we able to secure a livable, affordable life in the city.
Wir alle – all of us!

Wir alle – all of us!

06/12/2017 No Comment
The Tollwood-Festivals in Munich originated in left wing alternative circles  – initiating and supporting new life styles and ideas. Besides manufacturers- and arts markets, great international food and beverage and many interesting cultural entertainment events, the festival always has a main focal point. This year at the Winter-Tollwood the theme is: Wir Alle! which means All
Economic Solidarity Without Hierarchies

Economic Solidarity Without Hierarchies

08/11/2017 No Comment
In 1982 a group of 15 left-wing people that dreamed of a different way of life, met for a weekend at the Arpshof. They had a common vision, they called the Hamburg 100 People Project,  a place were people would live and do meaningful work in a self-determined, non-hierarchical way. They imagined a piece of land