Gaia Education

The Green Changemakers

The key program is a UNITAR-endorsed 4 week holistic introduction to designing sustainable settlements called Ecovillage Design Education (EDE), based on the GEN "living and learning" principle. Programs where people on the planet are making a difference today are, in fact, locally based.

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

The Green Changemakers

Cubans share how they transitioned from a highly mechanized, industrial agricultural system to one using organic methods of farming and local, urban gardens. link] By Megan Quinn From Permaculture Activist Havana, Cuba -- At the Organipónico de Alamar, a neighborhood agriculture project, a workers' collective runs a large urban farm, a produce market and a restaurant. Farmers pose with their produce at a farmers' market in downtown Havana. It's a local economy.

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