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February 2019

Course House building in Madeira (On wheels)

16 February - 24 March
Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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In this course we will talk to the ancient wood as material and universal application, having stated to the nineteenth century and confirmed his versatility in various contexts and programs, dictating the evolution of the construction technique. In the XXI century it is said also to be the most appropriate material for the effective renewal of constructive practice, whenever you want to cross the building tradition, sustainability issues and technical development. It offers high availability in the environment, easy handling and lightness,…

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Traditional Pottery workshop

23 February to 9:30 - 18:00
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One event on 23 February, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on 6 July, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on 8 December, 2018 at 9:30am

Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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In this workshop we will make known the pottery and modeling clay craft. The activity provides the practice of the potter's wheel work and sensitization to multiple surrounding processes as well as parallel construction methods. Based on the art of ancient production of artifacts from clay, It is intended to approach the various materials and tools, with various techniques. explores here on FB photo album to make known the fundamentals and symbolism of this ancient craft and characteristic of…

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March 2019

Essential Oils Course

3 March to 9:30 - 18:00
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One event on 3 March, 2019 at 9:30am

Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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This focuses on the formation of essential oils by steam extraction technique trawling, Rotary column copper still, the traditional method of production. It will be passed knowledge about the various uses for the extracted oils, It will discuss the perspective of its commercial potential, the optical producer. plants will be harvested in the fifth and, no end, extract of rosemary essential oil.   Program - Presentation - Medicinal plants and their uses - The rotating column alembic…

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Workshop de Soldadura

9 March to 9:30 - 18:00
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One event on 9 March, 2019 at 9:30am

Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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In this introductory course we will get to know the basis and foundation of this craft. Why is it important? It is a fundamental manual craft to support a variety of maintenance activities of a house, garden or farm and involving construction, maintenance, repair tools and even the creation of practical tools according to the needs. Carpentry agriculture, through the simple DIY, the knowledge passed this workshop serve both domestic use as the user in professional pathways. this training…

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Beer Making Shop Handmade

23 March to 9:30 - 18:00
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One event on 23 March, 2019 at 9:30am

Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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  Beer is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages of mankind. Its manufacture follows a relatively simple and intuitive principle but at the same time very broad. Like this, It does not require much material, or the initial investment is important, nor is it difficult to quickly reach a satisfactory result. The basic ingredients are barley and / or malted wheat, a lot of water, hops and yeast. You can also add other cereals, or even fruit, herbs or plants and some natural additives. When all…

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April 2019

Workshop Dyeing and Natural Dyeing

7 April to 9:30 - 18:00
Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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Giving color to the fabric was, originally, an art that few knew and dominated. with plants, bagas, drinkable, insects and minerals obtained to the various colors. By the century. XIX all paints originated in natural products. Many of the plants that are in parks, gardens, gardens and fields are potentially dye. In this workshop we will identify some examples of dye plants, preparing wool to receive the pigments, make red with plants and dye. the last photos…

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Course Introduction to Carpentry

13 April to 14:30 - 14 April to 18:30
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One event on 13 October, 2018 at 2:30pm

One event on 17 November, 2018 at 2:30pm

One event on 13 April, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on 2 February, 2019 at 2:30pm

Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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This is an introductory training in carpentry for those who want to begin to understand the wood and his workshop. This course is designed to lay the necessary foundations of a self-paced way in woodworking. It aims to raise awareness of the basics of this manual craft, tools, their use for various functions, types of wood, The wood treatment, among other knowledge base for the start of the woodwork. The training takes place in a rustic carpentry and includes theory…

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MEAD Manufacturing Workshop

14 April to 9:30 - 18:00
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One event on 14 April, 2019 at 9:30am

Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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The manufacture of mead is obtained from the fermentation of honey in a large amount of water, with natural yeasts (or added) and those looking for some creativity in flavors, adding spices such as fruits, herbs or other plants. It is known for his witty and liqueur flavor and for being one of the oldest drinks of mankind. Some people still give many health benefits for their consumption (moderate), especially when it is prepared in the traditional manner and with…

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May 2019

Office of Natural Cosmetics

4 May the 9:00 - 13:00
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One event on 15 December, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on 2 February, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on 16 February, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on 4 May, 2019 at 9:00am

Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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This is a workshop makes you-even where we will learn to do the basic natural cosmetics homemade and traditional form. By learning the techniques and basic ingredients for making your products, you may begin to be creative preparing your own homemade recipes. In this workshop we will learn various techniques and ingredients necessary to the full range of natural cosmetics. You'll take home the olive oil soap and coconut oil, moisturizer and lip balm…

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June 2019

Mushroom Cultivation Course

8 June to 9:30 - 9 June to 18:00
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One event on 8 June, 2019 at 9:30am

Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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In this course we will get to know the basics and fundamentals of cultivation and production of mushrooms. Edible mushrooms have nutritional properties very characteristic and beneficial to health and with their production available (even involving some technical and material), this can be an economical solution and ecologically viable access, on regular basis, these highly nutritious foods. This theoretical and practical training aims to make known the basics of mushroom cultivation, their biology and function in…

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