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Article about Sach’a Munay

Please check out this article on Sach’a Munay, the ngo I am working for here in Peru!  
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Working with Sach’a Munay

I am please to share that I am now employed full time by the Non-Profit Association¬† Sacha Munay. Sacha Munay is financailly supported by the Yoga and retreat center of the same name. Officially my job translates to ‘Leader of Permaculture Projects’. Some of our projects include: Creation of a nutritional bar to supplement the diet of local children. Selling theses bars to raise funds for the NGO Partnering with local farmers to help them transition to a regenerative organic agricult
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Mattkel Regenerative Center Kickstarter Campaign

Friend and fellow permaculturist Matthew Onyeanula has launched a kickstarted campaign to establish a permaculture farm and education centre in Ghana. Please follow this link to view and support this project.  
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Contour Garden Beds

Contour beds are annual and/or perennial vegetable garden beds that conform to the natural pattern of the landscape. Being on contour means that the paths and beds themselves are level and follow the lay of the land. Not only does this create an attractive pattern on the landscape this technique more importantly allows us to slow, spread, and sink water into our garden beds in a similar way that swales do. This orientation also prevents erosion due to the pacifying of any surface runoff. To crea
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Food Forests

Food Forests are modeled on a natural woodland forest system, however they are created to serve the purpose of providing our needs; in this case food! They mimic the way forests functions as self-regulating systems. With help from us we can nurture and guide them to create abundant organic and productive systems. A Food Forest can be implemented replace or enhance the notion of a traditional backyard, or larger scale orchard can be retrofitted to create a Food Forest They typically consist of th
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