Experiences of the Project Meeting in Sweden
Simple Living, High Thinking
‘Human life is meant for simple living and high thinking.’ (A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami: The Nectar of Devotion, 1st chapter, 2nd verse, purport) The ‘Simple Living – High Thinking’ project of the Eco Valley Foundation won a grant from the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. 40 youth workers and young people will participate […]
La Guerre des Graines
The Eco Valley Foundation has been awarded a grant in the Erasmus+ project entitled “Simple living-high thinking” by the European Commission. This project is a Strategic Partnership project involving 40 youth workers and youth from 5 partner organisations from Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia and Sweden.
What Really Happens to Your Plastic When You Throw it Away?
La Guerre des Graines is a documentary film about how multinational companies try to expel local and regional varieties of seeds and self-sufficient seed production. It seems that war against food dependency is on the rise… Watch the trailer of the film here.
Harvesting Amarant with Oxen
Have you ever wondered what happens to plastic when you throw it away?
The oxmen of Krishna Valley have made a short video on the harvesting of the locally produced amaranth. The Center of Cow Protection in Krishna Valley welcomes everyone interested in cows and oxen, as well as oxwork. You have an opportunity for personal consulting, and even to watch ox-work in the field according to seasonal work.
Cowspiracy is the film that environmental organizations don’t want you to see!
The Story of Solutions is another ‘story’ of Annie Leonard and her team which explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal.
The Ocean Cleanup Project
This year’s annual conference for ISKCON’s (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) farming communities in Europe was held in Jandelsbrunn, Germany between September 16 and 18.
Remember the Story of Stuff
The issue here is similar to our last post: by using PET bottles and other plastic materials humanity is making a strong impact on nature by polluting its environment.
We are completely sure that many of you remember Annie Leonard’s presentation on the Story of Stuff. It might not address all the contemporary issues our society has to face, but it certainly gets to the point about some of them.