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Conscious earth organic farm and food forest

Conscious earth permaculture farm & villa de Vida associacion

DAY COURSES IN ÁLORA at VILLA de VIDA in association with CONSCIOUS EARTH PERMACULTURE FARM

COURSES BEGIN  AGAIN  IN  2020

SORRY FOR  ANY  INCONVENIENCE


We can arrange to collect you from either Álora Train Station or the train station at Cártama  Estacion 

If you are unable to travel up the mountain to our location, which is 6km from Alora & 9km from Cartama Estacion

Trains run regularly from Malaga, Maria Zambrano Station, which takes only 30 minutes to Alora.

So even if you are not a ‘local’ & are here on your holiday, you can still enjoy a day into the countryside on one of our courses.


DAY COURSES IN MALAGA every Friday!

DAY COURSES IN MALAGA EVERY FRIDAY!

Antique Restoration By Sam Austin Cooper Day Courses in Malaga


EVERY FRIDAY AT CONSCIOUS EARTH 

PERMACULTURE FARM AND VILLA de VIDA Associacion 

there are

DAY COURSES & WORKSHOPS


Just Download the booking Form and return with your Course Selection

LIMITED AVAILABILTY!




Find DAY COURSES IN MALAGA

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Including:

How to Grow Microgreens 

Vegan Alkaline Cooking coming soon!

Natural Healing with Sacred plants coming soon!

No Dig Raised Beds

Eco Earth Bag Building courses

Permaculture Farm Tour & Microgreens



BOOKING FORM

DAY COURSES IN ANDALUCIA
SPAIN!

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 Day Courses are run on demand!

If you are alone, a couple or small group, ( Max 8 people) we are happy to run a course for you. We Live on site, are working  every day, so we are very adaptable!

Courses start from €25 per person, excluding lunch.

10 am to 4pm

All materials & Tools are included

Lunch & Drinks available extra €10 per person all meals are Permaculture Beyond Organic Produce & Microgreens

DAY COURSES IN MALAGA, WHERE?

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High in the beautiful mountains between Cártama Estacion and Álora.

From the A357 north from Malaga, Only 20 minutes from Cartama Estacion!

We will meet you or collect  you at Lidl  on the A357 at 9.45 am every Friday.

Art Day COURSES AVAILABLE IN MALAGA?

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*Paint Effects ( General) €40

*Intro to Marbling in Paints €40

*Intro to Leather Bag Making €30 

*Intro to Paint Effects & Finishes €40

*Intro to Antique Restoration €40

*Revamping & Recycling €30

*Intro to Murals.  €40

(Min 2 Max 8 people)

PRICES FOR FRIDAY DAY COURSES

REVAMPING AT VILLA DE VIDA RETREAT

*Permaculture Farm Tour & Intro to growing Microgreens €35

* Growing Microgreens.             €40

* Intro to Earth Bag Building €25


All prices are per person


( Min 1 Max 8 people)

DAY COURSEs in Álora...LEARN HOW TO GROW MICROGREENS

How much DOES THE COURSE COST - MICROGREENS

€40 per person

Includes:

Seeds, Compost, Trays, Tutor Fee

& membership fee

 Available to buy from the Farm Shop :

Lunch ( Vegan & Vegetarian options available)

Drinks...Herbal Teas & Lime Water


What else does THIS COURSE include?


Tutorial & a practical Demonstration

*Hands on experience seeding trays with Mixed Microgreens including Peashoots & Sunflower Shoots

*Organic Soil & Compost

*Seed Type

* Planting Times

* Tasters!

Where ARE GROWING MICROGREENS COURSES HELD?

The Microgreens Day course is held at Conscious Earth Permaculture farm in the mountains between Álora and Cártama Estación.


Maximum of 8 people per course

Can we take some MICROGREENS home?

Yes!

You are welcome to take home or back to your holiday destination a tray of mixed Microgreens or our 100g or 200g bag of Mixed Microgreens 

€2.80 for 100g

€5.00 for 200g

or €10 for our small Tray!

What do I need to bring with me?

We supply all the trays and seeds, you just need to bring some comfortable clothing and shoes, a sun hat or boots, depending on the month that you come to visit us!

More information....

If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to 

contact us.

We try to hold the Microgreens Courses on days that we plant for our market, this changes depending on the season! but if you can’t make those days we will try to accommodate you!


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DAY COURSES IN ÁLORA.....REVIEWS

MICROGREENS

Jenny Lewis 12.5.18

We thoroughly enjoyed our day course at Conscious Earth Farm. Stacey is a great teacher making the day interesting & fun.

Lunch was delicious too! A stunning location, a must for anyone interested in learning about these delicious greens!

ART BASICS

Joe Goode 06.07.18

The location of Villa de Vida is perfect. An ideal spot to relax and absorb the views & incredible light. Sam was very accommodating in our ‘art’ requirements.  Lunch was amazing too. We will definitely be returning next year!

Highly recommended.

ANTIQUE RESTORATION

Lisa & Tom 26.6.18

Sam is an inspirational teacher with a vast knowledge of paint effects & finishes. We learnt so much in one day!

With lots of different examples that can be applied to pretty much anything! Will definitely be coming back!

MICROGREENS

Stella & Andy  23.4.18

A great Day out, whether you want to learn how to grow Microgreens for yourself or fora business. Stacey is very clear & informative. He makes the day a memorable one! We recommend this course, not only for the content but also the stunning location! 

REVAMPING & RECYCLING

Paul & Mike 12.4.18

Sam has such a vast knowledge of different aspects of recycling, that you come away excited and ready to jump into a new project. There is so much to this day course! We will be coming back to complete one of the longer courses soon.Highly recommended.

MICROGREENS

Louisa April 2018

Loved this Day Course! Learnt so much from Stacey. A fun teacher that explains everything clearly. Lots of Advice!

The Earthbag course is next on our List!

The work that Stacey has completed already here is breathtaking, along with their Permaculture farm. Inspirational!!!

DAY COURSES in Álora ...... ART BASED

ART BASICS

A Basic Art Course at Villa De Vida to improve your skills

We can supply your basic Art materials, including easels & canvases for the day, no need to drag them across the world with you! Just drop us a line with your requirements. 

Any Art materials that are more specialised please let us know when booking and we will source them for you at Cost.


Submerge yourself into the natural world for this Day Course in the beautiful mountains of Malaga Province.


Please yourself on this basic workshop! 

€30 includes membership!

LUNCH & DRINKS  available from our Farm Shop

€30

YOUR ART TUTOR

ART By Sam Austin-Cooper at Villa de Vida

Sam Austin-Cooper is Co-Owner, Managing Director & Tutor at Villa De Vida & Conscious Earth Permaculture Farm. With 30 Years experience in the Art World.

 Sam had her own successful business for over 30 years in London as an Antiques Restorer & Specialist painter. In 2010 also creating a company called Wildstar, designing & making Leather Bags from Recycled materials. A wealth of knowledge & experience in Recycling, ReLoving & Revamping to share with you. She has also taught classes in her Shoreditch studio in London in Specialist paint effects & finishes.


ANTIQUE RESTORATION

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DAY Courses in the Restoration of Furniture, a hands on mucky experience!

Please wear old clothes!

You can ask lots of questions!


* Paint Restoration

* Carved Wood Restoration

* preparing surfaces

* sealing paintwork

* basic paint effects for furniture

* replicating the original paintwork

* tips & tricks

Includes all Materials & Note book, plus membership to Villa de Vida Associacion.

€40

LUNCH & DRINKS  available from our Farm Shop

€40

REVAMPING & RECYCLING

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Don’t be afraid!

If you find a fabulous piece of furniture at the local market, but can’t stand the colour! Change it!

It doesn’t matter what has been applied in the past, Sam can show you how to use these surfaces to your advantage!

€30 

Work on our piece or bring your own (small) piece of furniture!

includes all Materials, Membership & Note Book

LUNCH & DRINKS  available from our Farm Shop

€30

INTRODUCTION TO MURALS

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Murals can transform your home, they do need planning and preparation but Sam can guide you through the process.


From research to plannning, design & execution. 

Sam has lots of experience to help You!


€40

includes Membership, all Materials & Note book


LUNCH & DRINKS  available from our Farm Shop

€40

INTRO TO PAINT EFFECTS & FINISHES

Marbling by Sam Austin-Cooper

Whether for your home or workplace paint effects & finishes can be a game changer. Whether a picturesque scene or something weird & wonderful, Sam can teach you how! This is an Introductory workshop, there is so much to learn, but this workshop will inspire you!

Introduction to Woodgraining, Murals,

Colourwashes For walls, floors & ceilings, Gilding & Marbling

€40

includes Membership, all Materials & Note book


LUNCH & DRINKS  available from our Farm Shop

€40

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PERMACULTURE FARM TOUR & INTRODUCTION TO GROWING MICROGREENS

PERMACULTURE PRODUCE FROM CONSCIOUS EARTH PERMACULTURE FARM

PERMACULTURE IN MALAGA PROVINCE & MICROGREENS!

Where is the Course?

The course is set on our Permaculture farm in the mountains between Álora and Cártama Estación.

We are 40 minutes from Malaga airport.

There is a regular train service from Maria Zambrano station in Malaga to Cártama Estación & Álora. 

We are happy to collect you from either of these local towns if you are unable to drive up to us.

We do ask that you bring old clothes & a copy of your insurance documents. 

What happens on the Course?

There will be an introductory chat and a walk around our Food Forest.

 We can discover what you would like to achieve from your day with us.

The Food Forest is small but growing all the time ! Stacey has a wealth of knowledge from his own experiences. 

Lots of time for Questions & Answers!

Topics include Water collection & preservation, you will see what we have put in place here on our farm.

Soil Nutrition

Avocanos for your Avocados!

and much more....

After a Lunch Break, we will start on the Microgreens!

Soil Types, Seed Types, Taste, Nutritional benefits, you can plant out your own Tray which you are welcome to take with you. ( a small charge will be applied)

How Much is the Course & what is included?

 €35

 Fee

 Note Book

All materials needed: plants, compost, seeds, etc.

EXTRAS:

Microgreen Tray €10

Plant a Tree.         €10

Lunch & Drinks available from the Farm shop



EARTH BAG BUILDING COURSES IN ÁLORA, SPAIN

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 We can provide a Day Experience at our location in Southern Spain in Eco Earth Bag Building.

There are building projects going on all the time,so therefore you can see from start to finish this beautiful building technique!

With hands on experience you will come away with some knowledge of what is possible with Earth Bags.

We have a finished Earth Bag home on-site, complete with Antique Arched windows & door ways, roof beams from a Bodega, and a working Wood burning fireplace & Chimney!

We have Straw bale walls and a BBQ made from Earth Bags and other recycled pieces!

With 27 years experience in the construction industry in the Uk, and now 15 years experience in Natural Earth Bag building, Stacey has all the knowledge necessary to inspire & excite!

You will be able to ask lots of questions about all aspects of building your own home or studio!

No Materials, Tools or previous experience required!

Just come along with some old clothes and get stuck in!

Stacey is now creating a working and living space, made from Earth Bags, so you can be part of this project!

If you would like to stay on for a few more days, there is accommodation available within our Association.

PRICES

DAY EXPERIENCE Fee €25 per person

Lunch & Drinks can be bought from our Farm Shop

All Food is from our Permaculture farm, free from all pesticides! And anything we cannot provide is sourced locally from Organic Farms.

Lunches also include a selection of our Microgreens! 

Earth bag building courses in southern spain at Conscious Earth Permaculture Farm

Earth bag building courses in southern spain at Conscious Earth Permaculture Farm

PLEASE NOTE:

CONSCIOUS EARTH PERMACULTURE FARM & VILLA DE VIDA CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY ON ANY OF OUR COURSES OR RETREATS.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR HEALTH & TRAVEL INSURANCE ARE  UP TO DATE ( A COPY IS REQUIRED AT BOOKING & ON ARRIVAL)

Thankyou!

if you would like further information please email us

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