5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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BABA MARTA: HOLIDAY SPECIAL

28/02/2013

Hello there! Excited about the 1st of March? Well, we definitely are. Baba Marta is a holiday we are so much looking forward to! For all the reasons previously explained :) but also for this special promise of a spring in the air… soon, so soon it will be warm outside, trees will be in leaf, finally, the new life will begin. This is also the moment our dear Bulgarian partners, the sustainable farmers, are awaiting with great impatience. After the long and hard winter most of them are exhausted, the…

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THE LAST CHRISTMAS AS WE KNOW IT

20/12/2012

… was last year. Technically. That is if rumors about the world ending tomorrow turn out to be true, of course. And they won`t. This year will be the first Christmas after the whole Mayan insanity. So it`s worth celebrating with a twist, yes? That`s why we decided to present  some traditional Christmas meals from around the world. Following the Wednesday blog post with Bulgarian recipes, below are the countries from where the rest of farmhopping`s pioneer farms are. We have also included the UK and…

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Silent Night, Holy Night

19/12/2012

Guest blog post by BORYANA ZENTNER The night of fulfilled wishes or so-called “Christmas Eve”, is possibly the most favorite holiday, in Bulgaria. This is not only because the whole family gets together but also because the cooking of the meal is a whole ritual. Usually it takes few days for the food to be prepared, which requires dedication and love. If you're lucky to spend the holidays in the countryside, you will feel inner peace, calm and become one with nature. One of these places is a…

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THIS CHRISTMAS LESS IS MORE

14/12/2012

Most likely you've seen it all by now. Year after year, the holiday seasons strikes and people start running around streets and malls like hamsters in wheels. Wasting time and energy, so much energy, in what at the time seems like the most important thing in the whole wide world. Presents. A multibillion dollar industry which has twisted our perception about Christmas. And instead of being all about people, it becomes all about stuff. Another crazy round of spending money we don't have on things we don't…

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Infographic: The Evolution of Christmas Over the Centuries

13/12/2012

Follow the evolution of Christmas holiday from solstice celebration to family feast. We wish you all a wonderful holiday season! Image credit: http://www.mombloggerbuzz.com/

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WE WISH YOU A… GREEN CHRISTMAS

06/12/2012

Make your own eco-friendly decorations If you are one of those people who care about the environment, and you obviously are, since you are here, why not nurture your passion for nature by preparing your Christmas decoration yourself? We want to do that as well! This is why we decided to share some ideas on having a greener Christmas with you. Using pickings from your garden and simple materials you can reclaim the true spirit of Christmas, decommercialize the holiday and have a unique Christmas…

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