Deeper Roots Program

PROVIDING FOOD SECURITY & ECONOMIC FREEDOM
teaching at orphanages and refugee camps

Permaculture skills being shared with men and women in Kenya at a training supported by Abundant Earth Foundation.

The Deeper Roots program is establishing systemic change for teachers and social entrepreneurs.

Our program will provide permaculture and regenerative agriculture teachers with good living wages and social entrepreneurs access to microloans and a support network. 

Phase 1 - $50,000

The program development phase of establishing a core group of teachers, securing funding, and coordinating local workshops with women, men, and youth.

Phase 2 - $350,000

Securing a pilot demonstration site in the region with established teachers and eager students. Develop a virtual communication platform for all teachers and course participants for long-term resource and expertise sharing.

The Northern Youth Project bring young people together through art, community and lessons in growing food. ©Lupita Salazar

Phase 3 - $350,000

Establish partnerships with existing training programs, collaborate with farmers ready to transition their properties to new owners, introduce teaching and social entrepreneurial training program for single mothers.

Phase 4 - $750,000

Securing land for long-term program site with a lending tool and seed library, indoor and outdoor classrooms, learning gardens, and research areas.

Current Fundraising Goal: $50,000

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Project Updates

The Deeper Roots program was launched in April 2021 to serve local communities worldwide with access to education, training, and employment for primarily youth and women in permaculture, regenerative farming, and value-added food production.

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