All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sustainable Farming’

  • Your donations sprout into action this spring

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    Organic gardening training continues at the Himalayan Institute Mexico’s facility. Arizsandy, our agronomist, prepared a special class for the counselors to reinforce home gardening techniques and the proper use of tools. La formación de la jardineria organica continúa en la facilidad Mexicana del Instituto Himalaya. …

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  • Worm Composting with Everyday Materials

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    HI Mexico’s project in Jonotla focuses on teaching sustainable, organic agriculture techniques. Many farmers in Jonotla and around the world depend on chemical fertilizers and pesticides in order to maintain high crop yields. However, in the long run these chemicals rob the land of its …

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  • Irrigation in Kishong

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    The site for the Energy Farming project in Kishong is beautiful: a large hill leads down to a stream, which runs along the base of the land. The dry season leaves this area without water for 6 months at a time, so without irrigation the …

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  • Crop Diversification to Improve Diet and Nutrition

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    The HIC held an interdisciplinary seminar on Saturday entitled Crop Diversification to Improve Diet and Nutrition. The event called together staff from the agricultural School of Energy Farming and the wellness-oriented Total Health Center. Anita Mongshi of Total Health explained how the common local diet, …

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  • First Farming Seminar in Kishong

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    While the rest of the HIC team was in Kumbo running the public open house, School of Energy Farming consultant Luke Demuth was inaugurating the HI campus in Kishong village with its first educational seminar. Over sixty local farmers attended to learn about the power …

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  • Advanced Composting Seminar

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    On Saturday the HIC’s Energy Farming team held a public seminar titled “Advanced Composting.”  The event highlighted the kind of sustainable agricultural techniques that the School of Energy Farming will soon be bringing to hundreds of rural farmers. Energy Farming consultant Luke Demuth discussed the …

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