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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Declaration of the Forum of Seeds and Food Sovereignty at Risk

  Declaration of the Forum of Seeds and Food Sovereignty at Risk Quito, July 6, 2016 We, representatives of campesino, indigenous, montubios, Afro-descendents and social organizations, after analyzing the situation facing agriculture in relation to seeds, and debates that are generating in regard to the new seed law promoted by the National Assembly of Ecuador , we declare the following : 1. Seed is a common good that belongs to mankind. It can not can be an object of appropriation on the part of private interests, nor on the part of the State. Similar to the air, the Sun, or the smile of our children, our seeds belong equally to [[read more]]


WORKING WISELY WITH WEEDS JULY 15, 2016 BY JONATHON ENGELS & FILED UNDER PLANTS Weeds are the fighters of the plant world. They are the pioneers, setting off in uncharted territories and cutting new pathways into lands bare and scorched. Then again, they, too, are sometimes the most firmly rooted, digging themselves deep into the fabric of the soil or spreading out far and wide. Perhaps that is why they are also the most misunderstood, the wild and wily, regularly showing up where they are not wanted then simply refusing to leave. Ultimately, though, the term “weed” is a human construct, and it is [[read more]]