Mary and Emma sit down with Julian, the Director of ANIMA Casa Rural - a B&B, artist residency and working farm located in the municipality of Tala in Jalisco, Mexico. ANIMA offers a space that emphasizes the importance of working with nature as opposed to against it. Through permaculture, Julian and his family’s shared ecological beliefs/practices, and focus on the elimination of processed foods, Julian wishes to create a working community amongst every person who visits ANIMA Casa Rural.
1:15 - Virtual Retreat announcement on confirmed workshops - see the resources below for the mentioned instructors
4:00 - A recording of all the workshops will be available to purchase - included in the VIP ticket, but also can be purchased separately
5:40 - What is Permaculture?
Let's get into the interview!
10:00 - What is ANIMA Casa Rural?
15:30 - How ANIMA grows and produces their own food
20:00 - The organic growth of ANIMA as a business
24:00 - WWOOF and ANIMA
33:00 - The structures and architecture on the ANIMA property
41:00 - A day in the life at ANIMA
51:00 - What is the biggest takeaway?
54:00 - How Julian has been inspired by Thomas Berry