“El Abuelo” Organic Family Farm

Location:  Maya K´iche´territory. Pueblo Viejo Community, Momostenango, Department of Totonicapan. Learning and inter-cultural exchange experiences El Abuelo Organic Farm and Reisa shares: Duration: 5:30 hours. Introduction to organic agriculture from the Cosmovision K´iche´. Demonstrative tour around food production systems at El Abuelo Farm. Dynamic talk about Maya K´iche´ Cosmovision and how it is applied in Agriculture. […]

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Diego Pérez

Mi nombre es Diego Javier Pérez Morales, nací y crecí en Quetzaltenango (Xela). Estudié Ingeniería en Gestión Ambiental en la Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala, específicamente en el CUNOC, actualmente estoy estudiando una maestría en Antropología Social en la misma universidad. Estuve trabajando con una ONG como extensionista agroforestal en un proyecto dedicado a fortalecer organizaciones comunitarias en […]

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Diego Pérez

My name is Diego Javier Pérez Morales, I was born and raised in Quetzaltenango (Xela). I studied Environmental Management Engineering at the San Carlos University of Guatemala, specifically at CUNOC, I am currently studying a Master in Social Anthropology at the same university. I was working with an NGO as an agroforestry facilitator on a project dedicated […]

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Certified Course: Permaculture Design and Organic Agriculture.

This certified course is a more in-depth approach to the Design Methods of Permaculture, where we explore the universal ecology and principles of natural design, so that from the understanding of Mother Earth participants can generate designs and create spaces that are ecologically sustainable and energetically viable. Through the study of Organic Agriculture Farming we seek to […]

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Elder Elias

My name is Elder Rumaldo Elias Yoxóm, of Kich´e ethnic originating from Momostenango, Totonicapán. I focus on studying the career of Agronomy at the University of San Carlos de Guatemala at the headquarters of CUNOC where I understood a host of things, being totally convinced to continue strengthening diversity in the field in order to […]

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Experience

Since 2014 the Network of Independent Educators for Food Sovereignty  have been working with groups of young and community leaders from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and México. We have provided courses and workshops on the following topics: Introduction to Permaculture Design Organic Agriculture Practices Ecology Environmental Awareness More than 500 young and leaders from more […]

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Introduction to Food Sovereignty.

In this course we will take participants on an introductory review of Mesoamerican ancient cultures, its ecology and the history of the region to understand its past in addition to remembering and understanding the territory we inhabit, with its challenges and opportunities. This review will allow participants to have a better and holistic understanding of […]

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Courses

The content of our training courses is based on the principles of Permaculture Design and the technical processes of Organic Agriculture.   “The essence of permaculture is the thoughtful and appropriate placement of these elements such that they are in positive synergistic relationships with each other and that they function as natural ecosystems do: closed […]

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Katie Gilman

I’m Katie Gilman from Virginia in the United States. My early experiences growing up were shaped by rural mono-croped farming communities that seasonally employed cheap labor from Latin America. Looking for an escape from the “small-town and simple living” I later moved to a city and studied Biology at the College of Charleston in South […]

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