Evolving with Climate Change
For over 8,000 years, the Maya forest gardeners have been sustaining and cultivating the Maya Forest with their scientific practices. Preserving their knowledge about conservation and prosperity will help us develop solutions for our global environmental crisis.
What are Maya Forest Gardeners?
Mayas that inhabit and manage the Maya forest resources while promoting
Prosperity in the community
Forest Gardens as a Climate Solution
Builds Soil Fertility
To Care for Our People & Planet
Solutions to Challenges in the Maya Forest
Manage Land Cover
A focus on short-term profits can damage the environment. Long-term strategies like the milpa cycle support land regeneration.
Establish Food Sovereignty
Imports can be unreliable as seen with COVID-19. Local products grown from home gardens provide communal food sovereignty.
Tackle Climate Change
At the current rate, we risk continually confronting environmental crises. Incorporating Indigenous practices will build toward sustainable success.
Your Support Grows the Earth
Stand up for the conservation of the Maya forest gardening tradition. Your support will help this valuable knowledge survive for centuries to come, while helping us cultivate solutions for our global environmental crisis.
Maya Forest Gardeners is a project of Exploring Solutions Past, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and all donations are fully tax-deductible.