Flowful meets… all those wonderful people that make the world a little better every day.
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flowful meets… is a podcast that gives a platform to all those wonderful people, projects, organisations and enterprises out there that contribute in whatever way to better world. This can be about veganism, energy, consumption, permaculture or even community living or a zero waste lifestyle. The podcast talks about how easy it is to contribute to a change but doesn’t sugarcoat the challenges you have to face. On flowful meets… people share how to learn from mistakes and what keeps them motivated.
Flowful meets… spots the theory of change behind those projects. Starting from identifying the desired long-term goals, this podcast talks about what it needs to fill the gap between a particular situation and the vision of these very mindful, thoughtful, well… flowful projects.
Flowful meets… wants to inspire, spread knowledge, share experience and, yes, make the world a little better.
In this episode of flowful meets… we talk to Junko Kobayashi, a member of Brown’s Field in Japan. Brown’s Field is an organic farm, a vegan café, a shop and accommodation but also has a huge educational component.
Junko lives and works at Brown’s Field that is located just 80km from Tokyo for almost two years now. Growing up in an international environment and travelling around the world for a while, she felt like it is time for her to go back to Japan to connect with her own heritage and culture, came back to Japan and found Brown’s Field.
This is the 12th episode of flowful meets… Reason enough to talk to ourselves about our journey beyond sustainability and what we’ve learned during the last 1,5 years with flowful. Time to reflect on our approach to contribute to a better world; from the beginning, to our first steps towards a life beyond sustainability and our theory of change.
Die Utopianale ist ein jährliches Dokumentarfilmfestival in Hannover mit dem wunderbaren Slogan „Weil es ein Morgen gibt”. Wir sprechen mit Felix vom Wissenschaftsladen e.V. über die Entwicklung der Utopianale in den vergangenen sechs Jahren, wie alles begann, über die Theory of Change der Utopianale und über aktuelle Herausforderungen.
Bamboo Cottages is Vietnam's first 100% off the grid solar-powered eco-resort. flowful meets… talks with Charles Vaught, former general manager, about how everything started, about challenges, and about what Bamboo Cottages does to make your holiday as sustainable as possible.
The spirit of the Cat Tien National Park in Vietnam did bring 3 people together: Phuc, Phil and Thuat. In this episode we talk to Thuat how his community movement saved the Cat Tien National Park and to Phuc and Phil about how they are about to turn Thuat’s dream into a community that offers a peaceful space to connect with nature and body.
flowful meets… Lauren Workman, called Ren, an inspiring young woman from Upstate New York, who is very active in environmental education and youth empowerment. We talk with her about the importance of diversity, equality and the need to provide opportunities to everyone to be part of the big change.
Karma Waters - Vegan Education and Restaurant in Hoi An is a family founded & managed business and charity that was started in 2005. flowful meets... talks with Karma Waters founder Grace about promoting sustainability with organic and healthy vegan food.
GreenID - Green Innovation and Development Centre is the leading civil society actor in the ongoing energy transition in Vietnam. flowful meets… talks with Executive Director Nguy Thi Khanh at the Southeast Asian energy symposium in Bangkok. Impressed by the regional platform, we talk about the power of bringing people and information together and how to create a holistic alliance for a renewable powered Vietnam.
CERES - Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies is an award winning, not-for-profit, sustainability centre located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne. flowful meets… talks with the CEO Cinnamon and Communication Manager Sieta at Merri Table, an organic restaurant located within CERES. We chat about CERES' role in the neighborhood, the importance of financial independence and the need to constantly renew and adapt while keeping the main values.
Green Youth Collective (GYC) is a learning community that inspires living practices in harmony with nature and people. Their main focus is sustainable gardening, low-impact communal living and youth education. flowful meets… talks with the founder Hanh aka Stoney and Bphu at their home and working field An Nhien farm. We chat about their philosophy and values towards a nature-human harmony as well as about their way to become part of the next door village community to inspire people inside and outside of GYC.
YogAct is an association aiming to encourage social activism in a responsible and direct way through yoga. flowful meets… talks with the founder Monica about their purpose to boost the communication and cooperation among people that have ideas and projects in common and share an ethical, spiritual, humanist and ecologist vision of social change.
The Peaceful Bamboo Family is a vocational training centre and living community for young adults with special needs that is based based in Vietnam. flowful meets… talks with them about their unique family approach that focuses on mindfulness education and social emotional learning, and about their successful manner to promote sustainability.
Anderson Santos Silva, originally from Brazil, is a passionate vegan and one of the leading artisan vegan cheese makers in the world. We talk with him about CASHEWBERT, hits and misses in vegan cheese making and about an open source community.
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