PROJECTS IN REGENERATIVE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE

PROJECTS IN REGENERATIVE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE

 

La Semilla del Progreso – HONDURAS

La Semilla del Progreso, an agricultural training center located outside Siguatepeque, Honduras, is directed by Laureano Jacobo. The Center provides intensive training for farmers from surrounding communities and afterwards continues to support them in the sometimes delicate transition from conventional practices to regenerative organic agriculture....

The Land Institute – USA

Researchers at the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, are breeding perennial varieties of grains that eliminate erosion and actually help build soil. By crossing high-yield annual species like wheat and sorghum with their wild perennial relatives, the Land Institute aims to create food crops that...

FUNDAMARCOS: Sustainable Agriculture – GUATEMALA

The FUNDAMARCOS Agricultural Program begins work with farm families by focusing on increasing yields of the basic food crops, which in Guatemala are corn and beans. By implementing extremely effective new practices of water management, soil conservation and resilient sustainable agriculture, program participants usually double...

La Casa Para La Cultura Maya – GUATEMALA

The Casa Para La Cultura Maya is a cultural center and educational resource: to preserve, esteem and promote all expression of Maya culture including Maya dress, music, dance, art, weaving, agriculture, cuisine, and community, spiritual, and family values; to reach out to the non-indigenous (ladino)...

El Mirador – GUATEMALA

El Mirador is a self-sustaining, working farm and an agricultural training center promoting sustainable organic agriculture. It is run by Manuel and Brigida Huz and their son Moises who studied ecological agriculture in the United States. They offer courses teaching innovative, small-scale, low-cost practices in...

COSECHA – HONDURAS

COSECHA teaches sustainable agriculture practices and water management for agriculture and the household. It works to improve the lives of families living in the difficult dry tropics. During the last 25 years COSECHA has trained about 3,000 men and women facilitators for work in one...