The Vision Council: An Ancient Way of Gathering in Modern Times
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The Vision Council: An Ancient Way of Gathering in Modern Times

Since the beginning of human history we have been gathering together as families, tribes and communities, to strengthen our relationship with each other, to council about important community matters, to exchange seeds, medicines, gifts and to simply celebrate life; to sit by the fire and hear the stories of our elders; to heal and honor […]

Earth People: An Immersion with Mapuche Indigenous People of Southern Chile
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Earth People: An Immersion with Mapuche Indigenous People of Southern Chile

We are journeying to Southern Chile to visit a Mapuche community in Nueva Imperial with Marcelo of Evoluzion. Our intention is to participate in Mapuche culture and make good relations. We are preparing to bridge people to a rich and important culture by creating an immersive, educational, tranformational travel experience in August for International Indigenous Day. We will celebrate the Mapuche […]

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 […]

Visiting Permaculture and Plant Medicine Impact Centers in the Amazon – David Casey
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Visiting Permaculture and Plant Medicine Impact Centers in the Amazon – David Casey

Temple of the Way of Light & Chaikuni Institute are partner Impact Centers located deep in the Peruvian Amazon. The Temple is focused on inner healing.  We came by way of airplane into Iquitos, the largest city in the world that is not connected by road to the outside. Iquitos feels like the Wild West […]

Returning to the Roots – Eco-Bus Caravan Collaborates with Indigenous Artist Co-op in Guatemala to Build Natural Dye Garden
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Returning to the Roots – Eco-Bus Caravan Collaborates with Indigenous Artist Co-op in Guatemala to Build Natural Dye Garden

Returning to the Roots “Dyeing with Plants” Project Nuevo Mundo`s  2013 Earth Odyssey Bus Caravan After the long journey from San Diego, The Earth Odyssey caravan landed on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala for two months to implement some incredibly regenerative projects. In collaboration with JUSTA and 22 permaculture specialists, we broke off into 3 teams and […]

Greening the Sacred Desert: Permaculture workshop and hands on learning experience in Wirikuta, Mexico
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Greening the Sacred Desert: Permaculture workshop and hands on learning experience in Wirikuta, Mexico

Wirikuta is a region in the desert of San Luis Potosí, Mexico that is considered by the Wixarika or Huichol indigenous people in Mexico one of their most important sacred sites. The Wixarika people are known worldwide for their unique visionary art and for proudly preserving their spiritual identity despite a destructive civilizing process of […]

Turning Sun into Food – Eco-Bus Caravan Collaborates with Nutrition Center in Guatemala to build Solar Cookers
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Turning Sun into Food – Eco-Bus Caravan Collaborates with Nutrition Center in Guatemala to build Solar Cookers

SPORACTION “Turning Sun into Food” Project Nuevo Mundo`s  2013 Earth Odyssey Bus Caravan After the long journey from San Diego, The Earth Odyssey caravan landed on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala for two months to implement some incredibly regenerative projects. In collaboration with JUSTA and 22 permaculture specialists, we broke off into 3 teams and completed 3 […]

Indigenous Permaculture in Mexico
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Indigenous Permaculture in Mexico

In October 2012, Gerardo Ruiz, attended the General Assembly in the Wixarika (Huichol) community of Tuapurie with Juan Negrin, Director of the Wixarika Resarch Center, were they were formally petitioned by the community to help them design and implement a regenerative forestry program integrated into the community’s autonomous high school, a challenge that was gladly […]

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Schools Helping Schools: Student Unity via Service Learning

In December 2013, Alta Vista School (AVS) launched Schools Helping Schools Project in collaboration with Project Nuevo Mundo and JUSTA. Alta Vista School is located in San Francisco and focuses on science, technology, and service learning. Marissa Weitzman, a Sustainability and Garden Education Teacher at AVS, coordinated a school-wide community service project to improve the […]

Ecocaravan Empowers Local Farmers with Permaculture in Guatemala
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Ecocaravan Empowers Local Farmers with Permaculture in Guatemala

We just had an absolutely phenomenal day at our Earth Odyssey camp this past Sunday. It was possibly one of the most powerful and impactful highlights of the tour so far. We invited the campesinos (farmers) that were surrounding the land of our camp for a day of workshops on natural fertilizer, composting, blacksmithing, rocket-stoves, […]