How Permaculture will Change the Way you Do Everything
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How Permaculture will Change the Way you Do Everything

Alleviating the world’s environmental and social problems isn’t as difficult or complex as it sounds. It’s as simple as initiating a single action. You just have to know where to start. I took that initial step by attending the most recent Permaculture Design Course (PDC) hosted by VerdEnergia, a reforestation project and farm located in the mountainous jungles […]

Adventures to the Unknown: Finding Home, Community, and Love with NuMundo
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Adventures to the Unknown: Finding Home, Community, and Love with NuMundo

I’ve always been a dreamer. For the last decade, I’ve dreamt of living in harmony with nature in a community of colorful, beautiful, authentic humans who support each other wholeheartedly. I have also always dreamt of living on the ocean, free to swim and heal with the sea. I like to believe that finding such […]

30 Impact Centers in 30 Days: Here’s the Low-Down on Sustainable Travel in Costa Rica
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30 Impact Centers in 30 Days: Here’s the Low-Down on Sustainable Travel in Costa Rica

What an adventure! This past July, three members of the NuMundo team embarked on a journey to Costa Rica to visit the newest impact centers in our network. We wanted to see and experience these amazing projects first-hand and grow our network of impact centers. What are they? Impact centers are sustainable living and educational […]

The Green Mind: How to Rewild Your Life Permaculture Style
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The Green Mind: How to Rewild Your Life Permaculture Style

I sit quietly; the noises of the jungle are constant in the background. The hum of cicadas reaches its crescendo at dusk, it’s almost deafening. The tropical birds sing their songs, there’s the tranquil sound of the creek I’m camping next to washing over the rocks, passing by me. I’m drawing to the end of […]

Invisible Infrastructure: How We Build Our Lives Together
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Invisible Infrastructure: How We Build Our Lives Together

Developing the physical infrastructure at Rancho Mastatal gets me up every morning. I don’t need coffee nor an alarm clock; I’m just excited to keep building. Building the orchards and earthworks, furniture for my home, a better feeder for our chickens; these are the projects that rev my permaculture engine. They are concrete, you can see the […]

5 Reasons to Journey to Central America this Winter
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5 Reasons to Journey to Central America this Winter

We invite you on a life-changing journey through our network. If you’re planning to be in Central America this winter, whether it’s for an upcoming festival such as Cosmic Convergence, Envision Festival, or Geoparadise – Tribal Gathering, or for a quick escape from Northern winter, we’re ready to journey with you. Guatemala, the land of […]

Envision Festival: A Transformational Gathering in Costa Rican Jungle Paradise
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Envision Festival: A Transformational Gathering in Costa Rican Jungle Paradise

All photos by Katia Alferova. Envision is a four-day outdoor transformational festival in the coastal Costa Rican jungle combining music, yoga, visionary art, natural building and sustainable practices.  Impressive handcrafted stages and art installations decorate the jungle in Uvita while thumping beats keep Envisioners dancing all night.  But it’s not just about electronic music. The […]

Transition Ethics: The Art of Compromise
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Transition Ethics: The Art of Compromise

Permaculture Design is many things to many people, but one of its pillars is a set of three ethics.  These as originally laid out by Bill Mollison are Care of the Earth Care of People Redistribution of the Surplus These are our primary directives for how to act to sustain the earth.  Or on a […]