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 […]

Why is this Project in Nicaragua Distributing Genetic Material?
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Why is this Project in Nicaragua Distributing Genetic Material?

Project Bona Fide is a 26-acre demonstrative farm and experience-based learning center that promotes food security and sustainable living systems on Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua and throughout the larger bioregion. Using permaculture design, agroforestry, research, education, and community collaboration the project has grown to completely transform the landscape, form strong community ties, and share their […]

Family Creates Wholistic Healing & Learning Center in Belize
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Family Creates Wholistic Healing & Learning Center in Belize

By Giulia Garofalo We stand knowing that to respond to our present global situation, a radical shift in consciousness is our key to meet an ecological age. We are here to assist in bringing this about by untangling present systems and patterns. We are driven forth by passion, and guided through with vision and patient […]

Inan Itah: Conscious Community in the Heart of Ometepe
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Inan Itah: Conscious Community in the Heart of Ometepe

via: http://www.travel-alchemy.com – Simon’s blog about reimagining world travel as a path of personal transformation and self-realization. An intentional community oriented towards conscious evolution and environmental sustainability, Inan Itah on Ometepe is almost heaven on earth. That is, as long as you’re willing to put in the work to make it real. With a majestic, […]

Guate’s Up? Building A Regenerative Living & Learning Center in Guatemala
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Guate’s Up? Building A Regenerative Living & Learning Center in Guatemala

Almost one year ago Nuevo Mundo Foundation, the non-profit arm of Project Nuevo Mundo, was donated 6 acres of lush cloud forest in the small and remote village of Lanquin, Guatemala. Lanquin is located near the natural marvel Semuc Champey in the Alta Verapaz region northeast of Guatemala City.  After almost a year of preparations, […]

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 […]

The Polish Ambassador Activates Communities through Pushing Through the Pavement: A Permaculture Action Tour – Shayna Gladstone
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The Polish Ambassador Activates Communities through Pushing Through the Pavement: A Permaculture Action Tour – Shayna Gladstone

Remember in the 1960’s when music was the counterpart of social activism, during a time of resistance to war and civil rights? Remember when young people all around the US self-organized in their universities and became the driving force behind the civil rights and anti-war movements? In the first six months of 1968, more than […]

Who’s Really Sharing? Exploring the Sharing Economy & Its Potential for Growth.
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Who’s Really Sharing? Exploring the Sharing Economy & Its Potential for Growth.

“For all its troubling externalities, the sharing economy is largely heralded as a “return to the village,” an ahistoric utopia where we were friends with all of our trusted neighbors, lived in harmony with nature, and wanted not to consume, but to share. (Never mind that this is not new at all—sharing and homesteading are […]