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16. A Permaculture Community: How Art, Food, and Family Come Together at ANIMA Casa Rural
Episode 164th September 2020 • The Good Dirt: Sustainable Living Explained • Lady Farmer
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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


Thank you to: 

  • Marcin Wisniewsky
  • Adam Williams
  • Aidan Cowling
  • Geo Alternativa
  • Site + Cycle / Lift
  • Artists in Residency TV.
  • Griebel Family
  • Proyecta Jalisco
  • Tala Cultura
  • All friends and family



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