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Evelyn Bishop
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Bugaba, Chiriqui, Panama
Climate Zone:
Wet Tropical

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The Panya Project Paititi Institute for the Preservation of Ecology & Indigenous Culture Uvita Tropical Studies Institute (UTSI) Random Farm Finca Friucion - Permaculture Land Cooperative finca de los Perezosos "lazy man´s farm" Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge Punta Mona Education Center for Sustainable Living Fuente Verde Community Cultivators
Angela Jammeh Asya Milazzo Claudette Fleming David Rivera Ospina Debbie Magee Don Hansford francine chanover Luis Horacio Gaioto Mark Olsen Michael Roberts Paulo Bicudo rob durham Shahin Enayati Winston Ford
Alana Bliss Andrew Ogden Brad Ward Claudette Fleming Cynthia Robinson Desiree Irie Wells Don Hansford Fabrizio Dose francine chanover Geoff Lawton henrik haller Hugo Cano Ian Macaulay Itai Hauben Joaquin  Gracian john douglas John Schinnerer Jona John Nzira Jorge Montezuma Juliano Riciardi Luis Horacio Gaioto Marc Van Hummelen Miles Johnson Neal Spackman Owen Hablutzel Paul Kean Rafaela Tavares Richard Osorio Richard G. Powell rob durham Ryan Anawaty
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About Evelyn Bishop

I grew up at a time when I could still help my Grandmother bake pies and can jellies from the fruit grown on her land. She and my Grandfather instilled a great love of gardening and care for the planet in me, and over the years I have always loved the small urban gardens that I have planted that have provided me with food in the form of my favorite vegetables.

Having relocated from the San Francisco Bay Area to Northwestern Panama, I am in the process of restructuring my life to become more self-sufficient. I’ve been a supporter of organic produce and farmers market for over two decades now, and that interest has lead me to permaculture. Here in the tropics, permaculture is all around me - however, people don’t call it permaculture - they call it food. Each day I find new examples of “indigenous permaculture” all around me and that continues to inspire my desire for a lifestyle based around permaculture principals.

My current project involves reforesting 16 acres of pasture land in Chiriqui with a permaculture based model in an effort to protect the waters that are born on the land, diversity of wildlife found here as well as to provide food and shelter for the healthy, whole lifestyle I desire.


Permaculture workshops in Panama

Hosting permaculture workshops in January 2013. Inviting interested students and teachers to participate at Art Farm Panama.

Posted about 12 years ago (3 comments)

Banana Circle

Planting a mixed species of bananas and wonder what to plant under them.

Posted over 12 years ago (7 comments)

Seeking Conversations with Experienced Earth Builders

Let's talk about building with Adobe, CEB & Earthbag in the Wet Tropics.

Posted almost 13 years ago (8 comments)
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