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, […]

Earth Odyssey Begins Solar Project with Nutrition Center in Guatemala
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Earth Odyssey Begins Solar Project with Nutrition Center in Guatemala

In Guatemala, chronic malnutrition is higher than any other country in the western hemisphere. In fact, Guatemala has the 5th highest level of chronic malnutrition in the world, and the highest rate of malnutrition in all of Latin America, according to United Nations statistics. The Nutrition Center, known locally as el centro de nutrición Konojel, provides a […]