Here is a great article written by my friend Tom Peifer. Tom is an agroecologist and he runs a non-profit called El Centro Verde and he has developed methods and educational programs around managing farms and forests while making the best use of soil, energy, water and other resources.
Getting out of Dodge to the Tropics?
Written by Tom Peifer
In times of change, learners will inherit the earth. – Erich Fromm
The category 5 hurricane sweeping through the global economy has spun off any number of gusts, eddies and small tornadoes which have touched down in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, and muddied the sparkling future in the local development scene.
Sipping a margarita at sunset or taking in the view from a mountaintop, it’s easy to forget that the cash flow that made the road, rented the car and built the house at some point passed through any number of financial institutions which are now mired in mutual distrust or choking on mountains of financial toxic waste.