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Earth-care, People-care
Earth-care, People-care
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Kilgore , Texas, US
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Warm Temperate

Chairity  Waugh Dana Crawford Theron Beaudreau
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Earth-care, People-care

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Philanthropic aid

Project Summary

This project involves youth in transition to adulthood and community partners working together to address issues of sustainability and care of the earth. We are currently developing a native tree farm in East Texas in conjunction with a food forest and garden.

Project Description

Students will learn to design and develop a   native plant and tree sanctuary along with a forest farm and tree farm.

The fact that everything has a purpose and use will be an important theme for applications on various design levels.

Students will learn application of permaculture to help restore natural  balance to the physical planet and as well as its people. This project takes a wholistic approach that includes personal and collective renewal,  mental, physical and emotional rehabilitation and workforce development

 Much of our work is positioned to respond  to the challenge posed by the Brundtland Report- Our Common Future-  the United Nations

 This report concludes that:

“A world in which poverty and inequity are endemic will always be prone to ecological and other crises. … Sustainable development requires that societies meet human needs both by increasing productive potential and by ensuring equitable opportunities for all.”




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