The biketour in food form

Tämä teksti on valitettavasti saatavilla vain kielillä: Amerikanenglanti. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. ’It fills my heart when people can just eat what they want to and there is still food left at the end’ – João Taborda 2012 Cycling up a hill towards Valli Unite this evening, just after my first ripe fig which I have been waiting for for months, I realised that it’s been a while since I wrote something and I thought that I would spend…

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Beaches, hitchbiking, wild fruit, pledges and police

Tämä teksti on valitettavasti saatavilla vain kielillä: Amerikanenglanti, Euroopanespanja, Saksa, Ranska, Italia ja Romania. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in this site default language. You may click one of the links to switch the site language to another available language. Beaches As I write this, I’m on a warm sandy beach in Sant Pol de Mar on the Mediterranean coast in the evening. Our group is watching the fireworks dancing above the town. Somebody asked whether they were ’eco-fireworks’. We thought about it, then gave a small ’woop’ for the next green one. A…

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Bon Voyage Ecotopia Biketour

Tämä teksti on valitettavasti saatavilla vain kielillä: Amerikanenglanti ja Italia. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in this site default language. You may click one of the links to switch the site language to another available language. Ecotopia Biketour is now on the road and we are looking forward to all our adventures together! The shiny new biketour booklet 2012 is ready, print off a copy and bring it with you. We also have a day-by-day calendar and a page on which projects/campaigns we are visiting so you can see where we are and where…

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Get ready for BT 2012 – ’towards degrowth’

You will be happy to hear that preparations for the 22nd Ecotopia Biketour are now in motion and we would like to invite you to get involved. From July to September, Ecotopia Biketour will cycle from Catalonia to Italy, connecting projects, sharing skills, confronting destructive development and living as an eco-mobile action community. Our theme this year is degrowth and we plan to visit permaculture farms, D.I.Y bike workshops, protest camps, ecovillages, intentional communities, ecological/cycling NGO’s, bicycle events, protests, grassroots projects, and other creative alternatives to the damaging growth mentality of capitalism. As usual, each day we try to live as a self managed community on wheels,…

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