Category Archives: Learning Together

Kombucha with Grape Juice, Mint and Lemon

This refreshing combination can be the perfect appetizer or part of your mid afternoon snack.
We will use grape juice concentrate Do Vale as a sweetener ( you can use apple juice instead) and we will give it a little freshness and acidity with the classic combo: lemon and mint.
Kombucha on its own can sometimes not appeal to the less experienced palates, and this is one of the many ways to receive it’s benefits whilst e enjoying a delicious drink.

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Scrambled eggs With Fava beans and Water cress salad

Today we present to you a simple dish with roots in both algarve and Maghreb culture.
We will make a type of fava bean pesto from North Africa, scrambled edges with labne (optional- it is a kind of iogurte from the Middle East) and sautéed peeled fava beans .
An appreciation to one of the most interesting ingredients of spring season.

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GESTÃO DE CAMPOS DE FÉRIAS: a resposta a muitos “ e como? ” (PT)


This article is written in Portuguese

Os campos de férias são uma ótima resposta na criação de oportunidades para cultivar junto de crianças e jovens uma atitude ecológica efetiva, resultado da vivência autêntica de se estar e ser natureza. No tempo passado ao ar livre, o contato com os elementos naturais faz crescer a atenção e ligação ao mundo natural. Pés descalços nas diversas texturas do chão que nos sustenta, o acompanhar do sol do nascer ao seu pôr, o sentir da brisa refrescante e dos ventos do final de dia, as noites deitados na relva a olhar o céu estrelado…

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Celebrating the Ecosystem Regeneration Camp

Last week, Quinta do Vale da Lama was the stage for an Ecosystem Regeneration Camp, that welcomed around 30 greatly motivated and skilled participants for a hands-on applied land-based learning venture around the implementation of a Water-Wise Dryland Regeneration Strategy co-designed by the Land Owner and OrlaDesign for the North upper slope of the farm.
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