Olive Picking in Las Alpujarras

November. Last year we were swiftly escaping a rather dramatic workaway in an abandoned village in the middle of nowhere, and were left in limbo as we had little money and nowhere to go. Winter isn’t the best time for WOOFing, (volunteering on an organic farm), and it’s probably quite obvious why. Wind, rain, snow – not ideal conditions for gardening. So for this reason … Continue reading Olive Picking in Las Alpujarras

What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a word that’s used a lot in the field of working with the land. When we first started using workaway, we’d see a lot of projects using the tag ‘permaculture’, and as it was alongside such labels as ‘self-sufficiency’, ‘eco-living’ and ‘community’, our interests were piqued and we decided to learn more. Who is Permaculture for? Anyone working with the land. In a … Continue reading What is Permaculture?