Many of these dedicated project leaders work in isolation, in rural areas where their actions and passions are not validated or supported by those around them. By providing a network of support, we can share dreams, doubts, challenges and successes, and connect into a global web of grassroots initiatives that together are a powerful and positive force for change.
Is it possible to meet human needs without continuing to destroy the environment we live in?
Of course the answer to this question is yes. But not whilst we refuse to accept the obvious fact that healthy ecosystems are the very basis of life, and as such, must lie at the very centre of economics.read more
Clare recently spent several weeks in Ecuador documenting a reforestation and agro-ecological project in the Andes, and supporting the Pilco family in focusing on their next goals.
Earthlife will soon be launching its first crowdfunder to support Juan Patricio Pilco Hipo, the founder and leader of “Dressing the Mountains in Green“. In the meantime read about this mountain reforestation project and the Pilco family permaculture farm “Pura Vida” on our updated project pages.
Earthlife is hosting A regenerative economy for rural communities – creating solutions that work at Marmalade, on 12th April, 10am – 1pm at the Old Fire Station.
Come and join us for a participatory design process where we will work together to find solutions to the real life challenges faced by two rural communities, using the processes of nature as our guide.
Marmalade (previously known as Oxford Jam) is the fringe event for the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship.
The morning will be facilitated by Dee Kyne and Clare Finlatorread more