NEWS

News from the field

2015 – 2016 Annual Report

Highlights from the 2015 – 2016 Annual Report includes: Heirloom Seeds and Maintaining Biodiversity, Maintaining Soil Fertility with Organic Fertilizer, Updates on Promoting Organic Ecological Agriculture With Mobile Educational Display Units, Maya Cultural Center, San Mateo Milpas Film Project and much more....

FUNDAMARCOS meets in Antigua

On March 7, 2017 29 of us had a FUNDAMARCOS team meeting in Antigua. We covered program reports, planning, and a consultation with our phenomenal CPA on how to avoid the pitfalls of the Guatemalan tax system....

“Care For Our Common Home” Conference

La Casa para la Culture Maya's conference on the Pope's environmental encyclical "Care for Our Common Home" brought together a widely diverse group of persons who would seldom have such an opportunity to discuss their environmental concerns. We had young and old, Maya and Ladino,...

2016 Haitian Relief

Only a few short years after the 2010 earthquake, Haiti is once again on the brink. EPIC is asking that memebers consider a special donation to help Quixoti Center...

2015-2016 Project Highlights

Tony Brun has just returned from visiting La Semilla del Progreso in Honduras where they are reaching out to an entirely new and even more needy region close to the boarder with El Salvador....

Spring in Guatemala

EPIC directors, Paul and Mary McKay just returned from a quick visit to Guatemala. Here are few of the highlights from their power-packed trip....

A Huge Thanks to Seattle Seed Co.

In the current planting season, the FUNDAMARCOS extension team has benefited from a large donation of 7 varieties of organic heirloom seeds from Seattle Seed Company. ...

Developing Mobile Education Units

Chuck Regier consultant from Kauffman Museum, Kansas, seeks advice from local graphic artists, Marta Julia Tomas and Daniel Mach regarding local printing resources for banners and photographs....

La Semilla del Progreso – November 2015

Honduras was already the poorest county in Central America, and this year’s drought has caused great suffering. La Semilla had been preparing farmers for weather extremes by emphasizing a resilient food production. Each family is advised to plant food crops that like lots of water...