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Visiting the land with Jonás

 Last year on the festival, Jasmin took the permaculture course, which was taught by Jonás Dallador. One of the few people in Spain who has experience with Food forests. We kept in touch with him and this summer we visited the land together. Luuk, our friend form Holland, who lives in Spain, also joined, so that the language wouldn't be a problem.

As it was a hot day we first went to eat paella at the restaurant close to Bárcena. We have been there a couple of times as the have really good paella, although they only have with meat or fish. But this time they did have a vegetarian paella! Even a small local village is improving.

We already learned a lot there about cutting the ground, getting water and so on. We talked in mix of Spanish and English, also known as Spanglish.

Visiting the land with Jonás was very nice and inspiring. He is very enthusiastic about the land, for many reasons, some of them are:

  • much possibilities to build ponds, were the water from the hills will run into
  • lot's of different pioneer plant growing on the land
  • lot's of fruit trees growing between the lands
  • micro climates
In the evening we talked even more and we agreed that Jonás would write a document, including a global design. We are still looking forward expectantly to the document...

Unfortunately we forgot to make pictures that day but this is Jonás


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