About Me

Jennifer is a full time gypsy, consultant, and workshop teacher, whose skirts have brushed the dirt of many countries around the world. In both her writing and in-person presentations, she encourages people to find the truth of their lives, to give voice to their hopes and dreams, and to be the heroes of their own stories. Right now she is working on developing a permaculture and education center in Guatemala. Find out more at nuevomundofoundation.com

Mission

“Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.”
 

My most transformational travel experience

My life was changed after living for 4 months deep in the jungles of Peru. I lived with a family who taught me that what you have is always enough and that true happiness comes from the love and support of people around you, and through connecting deeply with nature.  It was the most profound experience I have ever had: to live off of the fruits of the jungle, to drink from clean rivers, and to celebrate life with such beautiful people.
 

My Mantra

Relax and accept.
How divest harvard has already won
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How divest harvard has already won

By: Chloe Maxmin, leader of the Divest Harvard movement April 10th, 2015, I am writing this post from a blockade in Harvard Yard, sitting in front of the main door to Massachusetts Hall (Mass Hall) where President Drew Faust and Harvard administrators have their offices. I began blockading at 6:45 a.m. this morning along with over […]

5 Ways To Take Care of this Little Blue Ball We Call Home
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5 Ways To Take Care of this Little Blue Ball We Call Home

Americans throw away 25,000,000 plastic bottles every hour. Don’t be part of this craziness! Get yourself a nice reusable bottle and fill it up with your favorite beverage. Added bonus: if you get a cool looking one, you will instantly feel extra stylish each time you take a drink. Recycling one aluminum can saves enough […]

You Betta Belize It: Regenerative Permaculture in the Heart of the Mayan Jungle
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You Betta Belize It: Regenerative Permaculture in the Heart of the Mayan Jungle

The Maya too Research Farm (MMRF) is a permaculture education center that hosts students from around the world and develops social outreach programs that bring Belizean students on site. Founder Chris Nesbitt also brings his knowledge to communities around southern Belize. Chris is a North American permaculture designer with almost 30 years in Belize and Central […]

5 Ways for Introverts to Thrive in Community
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5 Ways for Introverts to Thrive in Community

Many of us love the idea of living in eco community. To find a like-minded group of people who share values, common interests, and ways of life is appealing! From maximizing the use of resources to working together toward common goals, there are many benefits to living in community. However, communal living also involves lots […]