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
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.
EVERY FRIDAY AT CONSCIOUS EARTH
PERMACULTURE FARM AND VILLA de VIDA Associacion
there will be a
DAY COURSE or WORKSHOP
Just Download the booking Form and return with your Course Selection
How to Grow Microgreens
Vegan Alkaline Cooking
Natural Healing with Sacred plants
No Dig Raised Beds
Eco Earth Bag Building courses
€45 per personople per course
€45 per person
10 am to 4pm
All materials & Tools are included
Lunch & Drinks available extra €10 per person all meals are Permaculture Beyond Organic Produce & Microgreens
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.
Paint Effects ( General)
Marbling in Paints
Leather Bag Making
Giant Dream Catcher Workshops
TO FOLLOW SHORTLY....
€45 per person
Lunch ( Vegan & Vegetarian options available)
Drinks...Herbal Teas & Lime Water
Tutorial & a practical Demonstration
Hands on experience seeding trays with Mixed Microgreens including Peashoots & Sunflower Shoots
The Microgreens Day course is held at our Permaculture farm in the mountains between Álora and Cártama Estación.
You are welcome to take home or back to your holiday destination a tray of mixed Microgreens or receive 100g bag of Mixed Microgreens
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!
We tend to hold Microgreen Day Courses on Tuesdays & Thursdays but if you can’t make those days we will try to accommodate you!
Maximum of 8 people per Course
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!!!
We 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 for your requirements. Any Art materials 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 Alora, paint or sketch the day away with a few tips from Sam
Includes Lunch & Drinks
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 business in London as an Antiques Restorer & Specialist painter. Later creating a company called Wildstar, designing & making Leather Bags from Recycled materials. A wealth of knowledge & experience in Recycling, ReLoving & Revamping! She has also taught classes in London in Specialist paint effects & finishes.
DAY Courses & Workshops in 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
Includes Lunch, Drinks, all Materials & Note book
A REDUCTION OF €15 PER PERSON ON GROUPS OF 4 OR MORE! ON ALL ART DAY COURSES
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!
€65 includes Lunch, Drinks, all Materials & Note Book
Murals can transform your home, they do need planning and preparation but Sam can guide you through the process.
From researching, plannning, design & execution. Sam has lots of experience to help You!
€65 includes Lunch, Drinks, all Materials & Note book
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!
includes Lunch, Drinks all Materials & Note book
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.
There will be an introductory chat
where we can discover what you would like to achieve from your day with us.
A tour around our own Food Forest with Stacey, your Instructor.
The Food Forest is already established and growing all the time so you will have a chance to plant your tree!
Lots of time for Questions & Answers!
Topics include Water collection & preservation, you will see what we have put in place here on our farm.
Avocanos for your Avocados!
and much more....
All materials needed: plants, compost etc.
A TREE! Which you will be planting!
€10 Lunch ( Vegan/Vegetarian)
All drinks throughout the day
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.
Course Fee €45 per person
Lunch & Drinks €10 per person
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
Giant Dream Catcher Workshops
Day Course and Weekend Courses available
Angie Jayne Coburn-Hugh has many years experience in the Art World..
WORKING WITH FEATHERS
GIANT TREE OF LIFE
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)
if you would like further information please email us