Note that everything will depend on the amount of available space you have and the amount of inputs/resources you have at your disposal. The following is the documentation of a household garden we built as a demonstration project for our One School One Garden (OSOG) program in Xela, Guatemala. The entire garden, including parts […]
We’ve just finished our garden in Guatemala. Thanks to the help of El Infinito and our volunteers the garden is now up and running. More information to follow describing how we constructed the garden step-by-step.
In this era of rapid urbanization and depleting arable land, the concept of aquaponics has been gaining momentum for its efficient farming solutions – to those who wish to grow sustainable food in limited spaces. Kijani Grows based in Oakland, California offers Smart Aquaponics systems that combine hydroponic farming and aquaculture in the same closed-loop […]
We’ve been busy the last few weeks here in Guatemala working with El Infinito on their permaculture project and building our Smart Aquaponics garden down here. Our volunteers have been helping out with a variety of garden work. We’ve planted dozens of seedlings including lettuce, kale and spinach. We’ve also spread their homemade compost fertilizer […]
The OSOG group in Xela, Guatemala had the opportunity the other day to visit the El Infinito headquarters and have project manager Juan Pablo show us around. Juan Pablo talked to the students about concepts like permaculture, including leveraging particular plants as natural insecticides, composting and malnutrition issues in Guatemala. Juan Pablo gave us […]
We’ve just posted more information about our educational program, One School One Garden (OSOG). The pilot project has been launched at Castlemont High School in Oakland with the sister project coming to Quetzaltenango, Guatemala soon. The goal of OSOG is to use Smart Aquaponics to connect students around the world and educate them about improving […]
We recently had our first interchange between the students from Castlemont high school in Oakland and El Infinito in Guatemala. The groups chatted about topics ranging from agricultural sustainability to environmental issues to food cultures in our respective places. Estuardo, a local 19-year-old volunteer with us in Guatemala had the following thoughts after our discussion: […]