Why We Use It
Forest Gardens as a Climate Solution
Maya forest gardeners use agricultural practices that increase yields while maximizing environmental benefits. Although these methods center around mimicking the structure of the Maya forest, their principles can be applied to different habitats.
Builds Soil Fertility
To Care for Our People & Planet
Forest Gardens Builds Food Sovereignty
Milpa fields and home gardens can be a vital source of nutrition, medicine, and food security in times of food scarcity or other economic troubles. They provide a degree of self-sufficiency that reduces vulnerability to economic pitfalls like supply chain interruptions from COVID-19 and low yields from sudden market demand changes.