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Working with the Chray tribe in remote Rattanakiri Province to establish a Community Sacred Seeds Sanctuary

In the far reaches of northeastern Cambodia’s Ratanakiri Province, we were welcomed with open arms by the Takok Chray village to celebrate the establishment of a Sacred Seeds Sanctuary, a Living Library and Community Forestry gathering place for the local indigenous people. This 7 hectares has been set aside to conserve and regenerate local flora beneficial to … 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

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

Bringing Energy Together: Creating a Permaculture Education Farm in rural Cambodia
Permaculture Demonstration Farm with Biogas

Bringing Energy Together: Creating a Permaculture Education Farm in rural Cambodia

Our team of nine volunteers from five countries came together with Ockenden Cambodia and the Phnom Katch Phkar community in March for two beautiful, sweaty weeks to do the dirty groundwork of creating a Permaculture Education Site and build a home for  a Khmer family. The site joins efforts to regenerate a large area of … Continue reading