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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, […]

Episodes from an EcoCaravan: Impact on the Move
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Episodes from an EcoCaravan: Impact on the Move

Follow this eco-caravan while they live in an intentional-mobile-community while sharing and implementing regenerative living techniques at Impact Centers and indigenous communities throughout Mexico and Central America! See all 3 episodes here: PLURITY – Project Nuevo Mundo’s Earth Odyssey – Vision I from Project Nuevo Mundo on Vimeo. INNORCENSE – Project Nuevo Mundo’s Earth Odyssey […]

Earth Odyssey Begins Natural Dye Garden at Women’s Co-Op in Guatemala
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Earth Odyssey Begins Natural Dye Garden at Women’s Co-Op in Guatemala

Kamajachel is community of women in Panajachel, Guatemala who wish to bring back and to preserve the ancient practice of natural dyes in order to color the textiles that decorate the diverse pieces that decorate the bodies of many including native people, tourists and others who admire this intricate art of dyeing and weaving. This […]

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 […]

Trust the Process: ReVisioning the Eco-Caravan
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Trust the Process: ReVisioning the Eco-Caravan

This week, the Earth Odyssey mobile village came together for (what we called) a Re-Visioning Retreat with the goal of having the group co-create a new mission, vision, identifying core values, goals and solidifying our next steps for sustainability projects. We’re doing the work that we feel the world needs to be doing. We believe […]

Earth Odyssey Eco Bus Tour builds Compost Toilet at Orphanage
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Earth Odyssey Eco Bus Tour builds Compost Toilet at Orphanage

Video by Republic of Light The journey continues. A mobile village comprised of 20 permaculture engineers, a media team and holistic practitioners travel by bus for 4-months from San Diego, California to Panama to build an on the ground network of impact centers. The individuals on the bus were hand selected for their skills in […]

Earth Odyssey’s Visit to Permaculture Center in Mexico
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Earth Odyssey’s Visit to Permaculture Center in Mexico

On the side of a mountain overlooking the incredible city of Oaxaca, Mexico is the most impressive permaculture demonstration center that we’ve visited. The love and precision that has gone into creating this center is remarkable. The only waste produced at the site is grey water which is filtered through Papyrus plants. There are massive […]

Epic film of the Earth Odyssey eco-bus tour in Mexico
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Epic film of the Earth Odyssey eco-bus tour in Mexico

The journey begins. A mobile village comprised of 20 permaculture engineers, a media team and holistic practitioners travel by bus for 4-months from San Diego, California to Panama to build an on the ground network of impact centers. The individuals on the bus were hand selected for their skills in natural building, composting, human centered […]