• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • James Freyr
  • Nicole Alderman
  • Anne Miller
  • r ranson
  • Mike Jay Haasl
  • Dave Burton
  • Pearl Sutton
stewards:
  • paul wheaton
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Joseph Lofthouse
garden masters:
  • Steve Thorn
gardeners:
  • Dan Boone
  • Carla Burke
  • Kate Downham

Belmopan Belize

 
Posts: 34
3
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I recently visited Belize, Central America and stayed with the Old Order Mennonites in the Cayo and Stann Creek districts. I was wondering if there were any Permaculture activities in or around the Capital City, Belmopan? Has anyone visited Belize and considered moving there? It also would be great to here from people who live there presently and people who have lived there in the past, thoughts?
 
Posts: 1
Location: Belize
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
We live in Cayo and have heard that there is someone experimenting with cob building techniques on a small scale so far. I have a friend who wants to hire him to build his house. I also know of Mexican guys who will come and put on a course. Otherwise I have no direct experience.
 
Hugh Holland
Posts: 34
3
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
The Old Order Mennonites in Belize live really simple and a few farms that I visited in the Springfield community was quite unique. Their simple ways of living combined with Permaculture principles would be very desirable. I loved the simple farms and orchards I visited and a Belizean Forest Garden would be awesome! The families that I stayed with, said that a lot of Europeans are coming through backpacking and work on their farms for a nights stay. I think that Belmopan would be a good place for a Permaculture project as it is home to the Government and they do refer to it as the Garden City! With Maya Mountain Research Farm to the South and the simple ways of the Old Orders within a short distance, much knowledge could be gained and shared with the rest of Belize and the World! I enjoyed my visit and would be interested in hearing about all things Belize, pros and cons. Blessings...Hugh
 
Catch Ernie! Catch the egg! And catch this tiny ad too:
permaculture bootcamp - learn permaculture through a little hard work
https://permies.com/wiki/bootcamp
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!