Yupaichani Organic Community

Looking for a land-based community? Yupaichani (“gracias” in the Kichua language) has 3 more memberships available. 20 minute walk to vilcabamba Grow our own nutrition-packed organic produce Come together to create a producing farm Beautiful healthy bioconstruction homes Be a member of a sustainable education center that is a share-holder business For more information. If interested, speak to Zia & Roshni. Free talk at the Community Center on Wednesday, April 21 at 2:00-2:30 Or, visit the land on Wed, April 21th at 4:00.Meet at Finca Vida Verde. Directions at www.vidaverde.info/  Clic contacts.    

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Water Security Planning

Create water security for yourself and/or your family!! Learn to observe landscape for optimal water retention/natural storage strategies at our 3 day workshop May 27-29, $100. Learn how: 1) To make and use simple tools for measuring “swales”, level contours of the land, that make it possible for water to SINK IN and recharge springs and aquifers. 2) How to retain water on the land with check-dams, water-sinks and small dams; and learn how to recognize appropriate placement of these critical design elements in your water retention system 3) Learn the basics of ferrous cement technique which allows for construction of large water tanks with [[read more]]

Bond With Nature

We need to recognize that developing a love-bond with the Earth is part of developing into a happy, balanced, healthy human being. In the 1950’s, psychologist Ashley Montague did research to establish that human touch is an actual need for healthy human development. His research showed that infants that don’t experience loving human touch have developmental problems. This work had a very important influence on Western culture at a time when white men in white coats in the profession of Western medicine had virtually usurped women’s choices in relation to breastfeeding, childbirth and infant care. Now, over 50 years later, I think we need to [[read more]]

Garden nymphs. / Duendes del jardin