Excursion to a regenerative kitchen garden, Sunday 21 January

Visits: 138

On Sunday 21 January we will have the first excursion of 2024. It will be to the farm of Binissaida des Barrancons, which has a very old kitchen garden situated in a ravine in the municipality of Es Castell. This farm is part of the Land Stewardship Scheme.

Its main products are vegetables and eggs, produced by regenerative techniques and with organic certification. We will visit different parts of the farm and try its produce. Continue reading Excursion to a regenerative kitchen garden, Sunday 21 January

The Judicial process for Son Bou is advancing

Visits: 135

Stopping the volume of the buildings being increased

The dispute driven by GOB against the enlargement of the hotels at Son Bou is going ahead gradually and not without difficulties because of the municipal response.

In 2017 Melià presented a project for a significant increase in size of the large hotels that exist on the front line of the Son Bou beach, buildings that have been the cause of one of the worst impacts made to the coastline of Menorca. Continue reading The Judicial process for Son Bou is advancing

Cristòfol Mascaró, in Memory

Visits: 164

The Island Coordinator of GOB Menorca, died suddenly during last night from a cardiac arrest. The Island has lost a great person.

At 61, Tòfol Mascaró has been attached to GOB for many years. At the end of the eighties, during a time that was very complicated for ecology and when GOB was a very much smaller entity than now, he became President and led the group in campaigns to defend the island’s countryside and territorial rights. Continue reading Cristòfol Mascaró, in Memory

Christmas baskets of Land Stewardship Scheme products

Visits: 127

This Christmas you can give a special gift to friends, family or businesses with added value going far beyond our tables. On offer are our Christmas baskets filled with Land Stewardship Scheme products that are produced locally and sustainably. Cultivated in harmony with the environment, by local producers using sustainable agricultural practices and marketed at fair prices by farmers.

You can personalise the contents or chose from these three options: Continue reading Christmas baskets of Land Stewardship Scheme products

Excursion to Sant Joan de Binissaida on Saturday 16 December

Visits: 150

Our last excursion will take place at the end of this week. It will be to the farm, Sant Joan de Binissaida, in the Es Castell municipality. This farm is part of the Land Stewardship Scheme. It produces olives and olive oil with an ecology certification. It will be possible to learn about the production process, the management of the farm and to have a tasting of its products. Continue reading Excursion to Sant Joan de Binissaida on Saturday 16 December

Maria Tudurí Sintes, winner of the Pere Prats Prize for the Environment

Visits: 128

Maria Tudurí Sintes has been designated, unanimously by the jury, the winner of the 2023 Pere Prats Prize for the Environment.

The jury considered that Maria Tudurí has all the qualities that deserve the award of the 2023 Pere Prats Prize for the Environment, based on her career, for being a woman of initiative, and an entrepreneur with drive that has known how to develop in a traditionally male world. Continue reading Maria Tudurí Sintes, winner of the Pere Prats Prize for the Environment

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