Haiti'S ARCHIVE

  • Growing Sadhana Forests in India and abroad On December 19th, 2013 Sadhana Forest will turn 10 years old. Auroville Today spoke with founder Aviram about the project’s activities and progress. Sadhana Forest started after Aviram, together with his wife Yorit and their daughter Osher, came to Auroville in 2002. They went to the Forest Group […]

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  • On November 21st Sadhana Forest Haiti hosted a ¨Konpos Spektak,¨ two hours of compost training lead by Yonice and Nixon, Sadhana Forest Haiti’s long-term Haitian volunteers. Topics included humanure composting, food composting, and how to prepare compost tea. All participants were sent home with beautiful young papaya trees to plant in their kitchen gardens. This […]

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  • For a few days in November Sadhana Forest Haiti hosted a group of aspiring Haitian Permaculturalists and their US advisor. The Om Valley Permaculture group from the Fondwa region of Haiti came to visit Sadhana Forest Haiti, the local cross border market, and to experience a snippet of the Dominican Republic. (This was very new […]

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  • Watch Our Event LIVE! On January 4th 2014 we are celebrating our 10 year birthday. We welcome everyone that can not be in person with us here to watch the celebration and music festival online through this live stream. We will start broadcasting at 10:00a.m. (All times stated are India Time Zone.) Schedule 10:00 – […]

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  • Our planting tutorial and “Kitchen Garden” distribution, organised by Nixon, went extremely well. He gave an excellent presentation and distributed a majority of the 8,000 Bell Pepper plants that have been growing in the Nursery aside our Maya Nut trees. Amongst those at the tutorial were representatives from numerous community organisations including; GPLA and Fondase. Enjoy the […]

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  • Our brilliant team of Haitian longterm and International volunteers have worked wonders with the recycling. I took this photo as we were all about to tuck into a well deserved breakfast. Mesi Anpil; Nixon, Wood, Ronnie Wood, Enorve, Rosevelt, Chrisnel, Patrick, Krishna, Jean, Atul, Rex, Ornwipa and Sora!

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  • Truly and utterly incredible! Unbelievable, all the amazing work put in by Sadhana Forest Haiti and the Maya Nut Institute (Erika and Autumn) has resulted in the Maya Nut seeds shooting after one day! Now we have several hundred growing very happily in our wonderful soil mix. Look forward to further photos as they develop. Thank you MNI! […]

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  • We are currently preparing the site here in Anse-Pitres, Haiti to host a Creole Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course from the 3rd to the 14th of June. We are delighted to offer this opportunity in collaboration with the SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods) organisation based in Port-au-Prince who are doing wonderful work there transforming wastes into resources. More can […]

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  • This month we have been super busy with infrastructure work so that we can host a Creole Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course in June 2013. Firstly, a 70 year old architect came to build an amazing structure that he designed, built efficiently from locally available materials that gives excellent ventilation and can also survive a […]

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  • We have just finished another 9-week vegan PDC course here in Haiti. 15 participants came to share and learn sustainable living whilst putting it into practice on-site, which bolstered our community numbers to over 30 at one stage. Having this many people allowed us to plant and look after thousands of trees in Anse-Pitres. The long and […]

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May the forest be with you.