Beltane Magic – Heartland Event Spring 2019

This is our next event in the Heartland site in Abruzzo, Italy. This gathering is about exploring the link between consciousness and nature. In our events, we aim to take

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The Heartland Programme

We promised some exciting new plans for this year, and we have been working hard. We spent a lovely sun-bathed day putting a new yurt up in Pianella Abruzzo for

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The Italian Za’atar Three years ago I have planted some Za’atar (Origanum syriacum) in the land we have in Italy, this is a native plant in Israel and the surrounding countries it

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“Before it’s Too late”

My inspiration currently is food, I’m getting really excited about the connection between old vegetables, cereal and legumes and a way of life that is being forgotten. Like you probably

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Sustainable Tourism and the “silent engine”.

Its been a little while since I had time to sit down and write, with the event of Brexit looming, and our work in conjunction with the Heartland Association in

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Thinking of setting up a glamping site in Italy?

Heartland Glamping Sustainable Tourism Model Italy…. the final frontier, these are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise…… …Ok just joking. We have been asked over and over again about how

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Sustainable Development and the Real Star Grillo

This isn’t a yurt related post – it’s about the rule of sustainable development. As you may be aware we are developing a site in the mountainous region of Abruzzo,

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The Magic and Mystery of the Majella Massif: the Mother of Mountains

Here an article by Patrick Barron of the International Mountain Society. He paints a picture of all aspects of this magnificent mountain and emphasises the importance of eco-development to reverse

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Guest Blogger: Adela – “Heartland in Italy 2017

Introducing guest blogger Adéla Štromajerová, a lovely volunteer who was at Heartland in Autumn 2017 –o0o– Heartland in Italy 2017  What I am writing now is already a memory of 3

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Sour Dough Bread (Pane a Pasta Madre)

Give us this day our daily bread.   I always say that baking bread is simpler and quicker than most people think. Here I will go through the way I

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