[permaculture] Permaculture in Central America bike tour
loren at sborganics.com
Mon Apr 16 02:09:00 EDT 2012
Sounds like a fun trip! We made a trip several years ago and visited the Instituto Mesoamericana de Permacultura in Atitlan Guatemala.
Also check out Project Bona Fide on Isla Omatepe in Nicaragua:
I have never been there but you may also want to check out Finca de las Nubes in Nica:
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> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 11:32:20 -0500
> From: marie.psycat at gmail.com
> To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: [permaculture] Permaculture in Central America bike tour
> My name is Marie and I have been subscribed to the permaculture mailing
> list for one year. Last year I lived in Detroit, Michigan, supporting
> the urban farming movement by helping the local farms in the city of
> Detroit- in the garden and buying local produce. I was enrolled in two
> permaculture courses taught and hosted by Killian O' Brian, Larry
> Santoyo and Keith Johnson. I also assisted in the construction of roof
> thatching with harvested phragmites reeds at Deanne Bednar's Strawbale
> Studio. The year I lived in Detroit, I fell in love with the
> Permaculture vision, learning and integrating the concepts into my
> everyday habits.
> Since November 2011, I said goodbye to America to tour Latin America by
> way of riding my bicycle. My plan is to ride as far as Patagonia. I
> crossed the border of Nogales, Mexico and rode though Mexico 4,000
> kilometers. Currently, I am in San Cristobal de las Casas, weeks away
> from entering Guatemala. I just began to travel with my partner, Piem,
> who is expert in music signal processing and is involved in the Debian
> project. He is equipped with high definition video cameras and we will
> be filming more, creating small videos about what we are doing.
> My inquiry is: would anyone recommend me Central American (even South
> American) permaculture recourses? I would be interested to visit
> projects supporting indigenous cultures, environment protection,
> natural construction, and organic farming- anything and everything to do
> with permaculture. More so, I want to share these experiences and
> learning opportunities with my blog followers and facebook friends. I
> try to take every opportunity to share these holistic concepts with
> everyone, in hopes that others will be inspired, as I have been.
> I want to add that I am not looking to enroll in a PDC. But if you have
> information related to this, I am open to it.
> My blog is: thelongdistancetruth.wordpress.com.
> My email is thelongdistancetruth at gmail.com
> Piem's blog is: m.piem.org
> Muchas gracias!
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