New from the Cornell Chronicle, a story about the Ecological Learning Collaboratory we discussed in our previous post. Read the Chronicle article here! The article does a wonderful job providing additional details on the workshop, its goals, and its future…. Read More
SFHC Ecological Garden is taking shape
SFHC members spent the day planting legumes, fruit trees and other crops in the new SFHC Centre garden today. They are building a living fence to keep out livestock and are building contour ridges to reduce soil erosion. They have received support from Seeds Knowledge Initiative, a like-minded organization based in South Africa that is helping SFHC build alliances across the region focused on food sovereignty, agroecology and equity. John Nzira from Ukuvuna in South Africa has provided training and support for permaculture design to be integrated into the SFHC Centre.
Pressings Moyo, Esther Lupafya, Esther Maona, Laifolo Dakishoni and other SFHC members build contour ridges and plant crops as part of their new permaculture-designed garden at the SFHC Centre.