Here are some pictures of training this week. Compost, seed beds, and dynamicas!
Exciting training sessions this week! We learned all about compost on Monday: how it works, what you can use to make it, why it´s awesome, etc.. The kind my group worked on was made out of chicken poop, sawdust, ash, rice dust, rice and or coffee husks, and top soil. The dry materials are mixed […]
One of our homework assignments this weekend is to gather materials to use in our garden next week! Here are some pictures of us digging for tierra negra underneath the ash pile while my host family looks on!! Have I mentioned that there is another Joan?? She is the one in the white shirt […]
Alright, here is another update. My family here usually gets up around 5am, when the rooster starts crowing. I wish that were 100% true, but the roosters crow all through the night with no regard for when “dawn” actually is. I wonder if I’ll ever get used to that. Usually I sleep through it, but […]
Alright, where do I start!? Here are some highlights of my experience so far: In training last week we learned how to use machetes properly (and safely), as well as how to use other garden tools and tools to put in fence posts. That was our first hands on session and it was really exhilarating to […]