by Jessica The difference between peasants and farmers in Mexico according to Ana Stern. Peasants, she said, satisfy their own basic needs; they grown their food, build the houses they live in, often make their own clothes. Most peaseants collect medicinal herbs, treat medical emergencies, supply their family entertainment. They experience fully what they do … More Chicken TV
¿Sóis un grupo de 5 jóvenes que tenéis una idea de emprender o crear un proyecto? ¿Queréis apoyo con formación y financiación? La asociación de Boodaville os puede ofrecer mentoria para solicitar y realizar un proyecto. Compartemos aquí abajo documentos para daros una idea de lo que es un proyecto de solidaridad. Primero el timeline:1) … More Proyectos de solidaridad…
There has never been this much water in Vall Rovira! We have a new option for swimming right by the land.. we haven’t tried it yet 😉 The second photo is taken just behind where we are standing in the first one.
(In English below) Boodaville apoya a un grupo de jóvenes en Barcelona que gestiona un proyecto que se llama “colectivo inclusivo”. Como parte del Cuerpo Europeo de Solidaridad han creado un proyecto de solidaridad con el objetivo de promover inclusión social y integración en Barcelona. Han imprimido unas fotos excepcionales de las manifestaciones de Black … More Black Lives Matter
Life – by Jessica A good design is key. The food forest of Boodaville, which was planted only 14 months ago, has turned into an oasis. Sometimes I wonder if someone dusted some magic powder over it. Must have been Kate, our designer. A dense layer of green grows up to my waist, in some places … More Update from the land – June!
Anna Louise and Jessica, the two faces of Boodaville 2020!! We are very happy that Jessica arrived from the Netherlands on Sunday and is now in quarantine while organising the place and working in the Food Forest. We’re standing in the same place in the pictures, me in 2012, Jessica today. Anna y Jessica – … More Boodaville 2020!! Ha llegado Jessica
I don’t know why I stopped blogging about lockdown, but I notice it was after 28 days, a full cycle. I felt like lockdown life had become normal and for a while we all knew where we were. Now things are weirder than ever and we are struggling to adapt to our new life adapting … More Almost everything is broken, how do we NOT return to normal?
We have had a huge amount of rain so far in 2020, more than in the whole year 2019 already! The garden is like a jungle – wild climbing cover crops were never meant to get so high, and even though it hadn’t rained for 12 days when I arrived, everything felt fresh and humid. … More Spring in the food forest…
A selection or articles, essays and videos relevant to ecological design, regenerative cultures, climate crisis and building resilience. Boodaville recommends will be published once a month in English, and once a month in Spanish. This month there’s some heavy reading. For each article I give comments and selected quotes if you don’t have time to … More Boodaville Recommends No. 4 April
Wednesday 8th April. Everyone is in good spirits today. Bernat left the house in the afternoon to go to the office, then shopping. He needed to upload a video for a client and because at home it would take 15 hours, and at the office it takes 3 minutes. What? Yes, that is true. He … More Day 27 / Lockdown in Barcelona