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The fall semester is here!  The KY Agriculture team has hit the ground running this semester.  We have been working on a lot of clearing and general maintenance during our first stint.  On top of the general upkeep we have planted hundreds and hundreds of seeds in our new and improved green house, planted over [...]  Read More
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KALU YALA AGRICULTURE GOALS FALL 2013 The Kalu Yala agriculture program will consist of an 8-hour workday.  The first four hours will consist of working in the maintenance and upkeep of the farm including the expanding and growing new and existing crops.  The main goal for the Fall 2013 semester will be working on building up the [...]  Read More
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Chickens can be a tough bird to sell people on, but it was an easy task for the Chicken Whisperer, Nicole Keklak.  Read More
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Morgan describes a day with the San Miguel cook Noris' family on their farm, harvesting food as well as encountering some interesting animals.  Read More
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Whitney details the first two weeks of farming in the valley for the Fall 2012 Semester. She is in awe of how much work has been done in such a short time. Many crops have been planted and are growing quickly.   Read More
Staff introductions
Livestock/Animal Science Program Director, Kylie Bechdolt describes the vision for the current spring semester, which began on January 16th.   Read More
John packages and labels seeds for me
How often does one find herself in a pristine, pastoral setting milling freshly “nubbed” corn and having the wisdom of a nationally recognized seed-saver imparted upon her? For most of us, the answer would be not very often. This flowery scene is the stuff of idealists or out-of-touch dreamers who would have us forsake our [...]  Read More
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William writes about his educational and inspirational experience on the Kalu Yala organic farming trip. He details some of the lessons he learned from the organic farmers the met along the way.   Read More
Nicolette Hahn Niman's session on organic farming
Nicolette Hahn Niman, author of Righteous Porkchop, guided a session at the Naked Development Forum in May on the current state of agricultural systems, focusing in on the growing problems with the world’s food supply.   Read More
organic beef stew
Abraham Segovia cooks beef stew as his first meal for the new Kalu Yala interns. He includes organic vegetables and a touch of Panamanian spices to create this perfect dish. Abraham gives a step by step description of how to replicate his recipe so you can try it out at home.   Read More