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News from the Humus Project is sent out once a month

"So, friends, every day do something that won’t compute."

- Wendell Berry


21st-24th June 2018: Incredible Festival of Ideas, Todmorden, UK

check out the program here

8th, 9th, 10th June 2018: Encontro Culturas Tábua, Sarah Garden Café

9th June 16:00 hrs: Oblivion (classical music, piano & violin)

18:00 hrs: Fig and Bucket (folk music, guitar, ukulele, singing)

10th June 17:30 hrs: Panama e os Trestrangeiros

20:30 hrs: Rudy Vander Veken

check out the full program here

6th, 7th, 8th June 2018: Tábua de Leituras. Events in Tábua library and other locations:

6th June 16:00 hrs: Conversas da Esplanada, Sarah Garden Café — Fatima Pais speaks about Sarah Beirão, (a well known writer, feminist and philanthropist from Tábua)

21:30 hrs: Storytelling and other presentations in the library

7th June 21:30 hrs: »ser feliz a ler...«

Round table conversation with local author Ricardo Fonseca Mota and others.

8th June 21:30 hrs: Storytelling in the library.

full program here

26th May 2018 (14:00):  5th BGR Garden Festival, Mercado de Tábua, Beira Grass Roots

18th May 2018 - end of June: Poetry on the Wall — exhibition of poems by Joshua Bond in the Bistrô Jardim Mágico in Tábua. Opening with live poetry readings in English and Portuguese on May 18th (19:30-22:30)

10th May 2018 (14:00 - 16:00): HUMUS project meeting at the Green Bean, all welcome

19th - 25th April 2018: BELAS DE ALVA, Dance Movement Retreat

Wonderful opportunity to regenerate Body and Spirit

12th April 2018 (14:00 - 16:00): HUMUS project meeting at the Green Bean, all welcome

7th - 8th April 2018:  Festa de São Geraldo

5th April 2018 (10:00 - 12:00):  Mini Composting Workshop with Beira Grass Roots Gardeners

24th March 2018 (13:30):  Mercado de Tábua, Beira Grass Roots Plant and Seed Share

16th March 2018 (18:00 start): THE WORM IS TURNING – special film night in the Liga in Benfeita. Watch the trailer here

More info on our facebook page: The Humus Project Portugal

8th March 2018 (14:00 - 16:00): HUMUS project meeting at the Green Bean, all welcome

15th February 2018:  International Day of the Earthworm, Launch of the HUMUS project website

8th February 2018 (14:00 - 16:00):  1st meeting of the HUMUS project at the Green Bean (HP-team only)

Photo: Estée Janssens