Seven years ago, we launched a project in Mexico, with a small budget and big dreams.
Today that project, Vía Orgánica, includes a flourishing organic market and cafe in the UNESCO Heritage City of San Miguel de Allende, and a rapidly growing organic teaching farm and conference center a few miles outside the city.
I could go on and on about this project, and often I do. But rather than just talk about our work in Mexico, I’d love to personally show it to you.
In March, and again in April, we will conduct 10-day ecotours designed to immerse you in the culture and organic movement in San Miguel and the surrounding central highlands of Mexico.
This won’t be your typical tourist experience. Rather, you’ll be immersed in the organic regenerative farming and ranching experience, including spending some of your nights at our teaching farm.
The trip will also include tours of San Miguel and other World Heritage sites, nature walks, horseback riding, a visit to the nearby natural hot springs, and organic farming and cooking workshops.
I will personally be on hand for parts of these tours, to answer questions and share our vision for scaling up organic regenerative agriculture on a global scale.
The tours will run from March 19 - 28, and April 22 - May 1. You can learn everything you need to know, including registration deadlines, costs and logistics, by visiting this website, where you’ll also find a registration form, and a phone number and email address to call or email for more information.
Our Vía Orgánica project is a critical, if quiet, part of our work. We don’t often talk about the positive impact we are having on the local economy and rural farming communities near San Miguel. About the land we are restoring through organic regenerative farming practices. Or the hope we foster for rural farmers who are eager to learn how to restore their own land, and increase their own food security and financial independence.
Not to mention the incredible beauty of this area of Mexico.
Through these new eco-tours, we hope to bring together adventurers, nature enthusiasts, gardeners, farmers and organic activists who share our vision for an organic, regenerative future.
Please visit our website for more details, and reach out with questions.
Hasta la vista!
International Director, Organic Consumers Association and Vía Orgánica
P.S. All proceeds from our eco-tours will support OCA, Via Organica and Regeneration International.