Energy Farming

Showcasing 10 Years of Service

Whatever our dreams, ideas or projects, we plant a seed, nurture it and then reap the fruits of our labor. —Oprah Winfrey It’s been an amazing ride through these past 10 years in Cameroon and we are elated about our monumental service excursion taking place right now in June of 2018. This trip represents dedicated [...]

International Development in the Age of Climate Change

Climate change is not a hoax created by the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive. It is, however, one of the biggest issues facing our world today, and it affects every country, every profession, and every person. It also has an incredible impact on international development work and has completely altered how different [...]

A Living Movement: Mexico In Retrospect

In 2010, Himalayan Institute Humanitarian Projects started a new project in the foothills of the Sierra Norte in the state of Puebla, Mexico. From its conception, the project aimed to provide organic agricultural training along with health and wellness education to the people of Sierra Norte-a population deeply affected by malnutrition and obesity as a [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:15+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Concepts, Energy Farming, General, Humanitarian, Mexico|

Biofertilizer at HI Mexico

Biofertilizer is a type of fermented liquid fertilizer that is packed with energy, nutrients, and beneficial microorganisms. A technique learned from local Energy Farming staff at the Himalayan Institute Mexico, this is now one of the core types of fertilizer promoted through the Energy Farming program in the US and Cameroon, as well. It utilizes [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:25+00:00 September 13th, 2010|Energy Farming, Mexico|

New Residents at HI Mexico: Chickens!

For the first time, a Himalayan Institute Energy Farming program has integrated chickens into its organic farming model. They are especially appropriate in Mexico where most families keep chickens. HI Mexico will help families learn how to take full advantage of these valuable animals, who provide eggs, organic manure and pest control on the farm. [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:25+00:00 August 23rd, 2010|Energy Farming, Mexico|

17 Students Graduate from First Month Long Training Course in Sustainable Organic Agriculture

With the graduation of 17 students from the first month-long intensive training program in Sustainable and Organic Agriculture, the Himalayan Institute Mexico is on the way to fulfilling its mission of creating a lasting change in the lives of farmers in the Sierra Norte. True sustainability as an organization means having a strong local infrastructure [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:25+00:00 July 1st, 2010|Energy Farming, Mexico|

Expansion of Energy Farming Program in South India

Due to overwhelming community support, 20,000 more pongamia seedlings are being cultivated in the Tibetan settlements of Rabgayling and Bylakuppe. The plants will be distributed next planting season to local farmers who’ve expressed interest in the Himalayan Institute’s Energy Farming program. These small seedlings represent the start of a new sustainable industry for the Tibetans [...]

By | 2018-04-25T12:17:56+00:00 June 28th, 2010|Energy Farming, Tibetan Settlements|