Controlled Environments for High Production

Located high in the mountains along the Gulf Coast of Mexico, Jonotla—hometown of Himalayan Institute Mexico—experiences rain year-round. Moist air is carried over the continent from the ocean which then condenses in the mountains and falls as rain and fog, right at the altitude of Jonotla. The driest time of year still sees rain every [...]

October 19th, 2010|Mexico|

Energy Farming Techniques

The Himalayan Institute’s Energy Farming program utilizes organic and biovedic land cultivation techniques. By avoiding chemical fertilizers and pesticides, the Energy Farming program is able to grow healthy crops while improving the fertility of the soil. Some of these techniques that are currently in use at the Tibetan Rabgayling Settlement include intercropping, vermicomposting, and micro-rainwater [...]

September 28th, 2009|Energy Farming, Tibetan Settlements|