Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas / Permaculture Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities: Permaculture & Tree Planting Projects in Cambodia

Rainy season is upon us and that means… let’s get busy planting ! Starting in June, we are busy tree planting, making and spreading seed balls, mulching, and setting up new farms and tree nurseries. Come join in the action! Ockenden Cambodia and Evolution in Motion Permaculture Team are collaborating on projects in different regions … Continue reading

New Video on the Permaculture Education Center
Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas

New Video on the Permaculture Education Center

  Here is a new video update on the development of the Permaculture Education Center in Battambang Province, Cambodia. It stars the talented Mr. Sokha Youn and Mr. Touch Thou, who are the staff of Ockenden Cambodia and work tirelessly on the farm to develop the permaculture demonstrations, the tree nursery, and teach the many … Continue reading

UNITE for the Future of the Forest! Community forest celebration update
Community Event / Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas

UNITE for the Future of the Forest! Community forest celebration update

The Buddhist Tree Ordination Ceremony held to celebrate the establishment of Prey Tralach Community Forest, hosted by the monks from Wat Katch Phkar and Ockenden Cambodia, was a beautiful event that included local families, Provincial officials, university students concerned with the state of Cambodia’s Community Forests, national media, and an international presence with people from … Continue reading

Buddhist Tree Ordination Ceremony: Coming Together to Protect the Community Forest
Community Event / Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas

Buddhist Tree Ordination Ceremony: Coming Together to Protect the Community Forest

Please add your voice to this cause. Signing our petition supports this community and the movement to protect Community Forests throughout Cambodia. http://www.change.org/petitions/join-forces-to-protect-forests-in-cambodia-stop-illegal-logging-land-grabbing-in-prey-tralach-community-forest Thank you for taking a moment to stand in solidarity with the trees, wildlife, and fellow forest stewards. Continue reading

Katch Phakar Permaculture Education Center hosts groups from throughout Cambodia
Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas

Katch Phakar Permaculture Education Center hosts groups from throughout Cambodia

The Permaculture education farm in Battambang province Cambodia is thriving more and more with each passing day.  Many  groups from throughout Cambodia, including some of our partner organizations, come to learn about permaculture and its extraordinary powers and to be inspired by the intoxicating beauty of the biodiverse farm. Our biogas digester is the “Sun” … Continue reading

Buddhist Tree Ordination Ceremony: Coming Together to Protect the Community Forest
Community Event / Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas

Buddhist Tree Ordination Ceremony: Coming Together to Protect the Community Forest

Please add your voice to this cause. Signing our petition supports this community and the movement to protect Community Forests throughout Cambodia. http://www.change.org/petitions/join-forces-to-protect-forests-in-cambodia-stop-illegal-logging-land-grabbing-in-prey-tralach-community-forest Thank you for taking a moment to stand in solidarity with the trees, wildlife, and fellow forest stewards. Continue reading

Growth & Transformation at the new Community Permaculture Education Farm in Battambang Province, Cambodia
Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas

Growth & Transformation at the new Community Permaculture Education Farm in Battambang Province, Cambodia

Since its inception in March 2012, the model Permaculture Education Site & Community Farm is thriving, from the family’s abundant home garden to the new Biogas digester generating clean energy and organic fertilizer to the community space hosting a range of gatherings. This site, located in western Cambodia at Phnom Katch Phkar in Battambang Province, demonstrates sustainable … Continue reading

The Faces and Voices of Evolution in Motion
Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas

The Faces and Voices of Evolution in Motion

Thank you to all of the generous volunteers, dynamic and effective Ockenden Cambodia staff, the monks of Wat Katch Phkar, and local community for bringing their energy and enthusiasm to lay the foundations for the Permaculture Education Site. This is a tribute to the beautiful people contributing to this ongoing project. Participant Reflections Being an … Continue reading

Transforming Challenges into Opportunities: the Journey from Road-building Destruction to Beautiful Ponds, Fences, & Benches
Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas

Transforming Challenges into Opportunities: the Journey from Road-building Destruction to Beautiful Ponds, Fences, & Benches

Practicing permaculture we work with what we have, applying creative solutions to turn challenges into opportunities, wastes into resources. Walking onto a site we carefully observe the existing system as it functions, the resources flowing through the site, identifying leaks or latent energy that can be integrated to catalyze regeneration. A major activity affecting the … Continue reading