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Photoblog: Eco Kids visit Chaa Creek’s Maya Organic Farm

28 July 2011 6 Comments
 

WEDNESDAY July 27, 2011 – The theme for the day was Land Conservation and after breakfast the councilors and eco kids headed to Chaa Creek’s Maya Organic Farm to learn directly from Mr Mick Fleming how to do composting, natural fertilizing, weeding, planting, watering and harvesting.

Enjoy the photos.

mick fleming teaching eco kids about organic farming

Mick Fleming's presentation on Organic Farming

chaa creek maya farm

Eco Campers at the Maya Farm entrance

kids at chaa creek's maya farm

Eco Kids checking out the compost

kids at belize maya farm

Showcasing the corn fields

kids at belize maya farm

TJ and the other campers returning from the corn fields

mick and lucy fleming belize maya farm

Lucy and Mick Fleming

eco kids at belize maya farm

Wayne Arnold posing for the camera

eco kids at belize maya farm

Alex, Jaron and Sundiata sharing Pitaya fruit

eco kids at belize maya farm

Andrea praticing organic planting technqiues

eco kids at belize maya farm

Mick Fleming showing the kids naturally rich soil

eco kids at belize maya farm

Kory Gillet in the field

eco kids at belize maya farm

Kids learning how to construct a compost

AND AT THE END OF THE DAY, THEY HAD A MUSIC SEGMENT AND SPLASH PARTY!

music segment at Chaa Creek

Music segment at the conference room

music at chaa creek eco camp

Kids dancing during the music segment

splash party at chaa creek eco camp

Splash party at the Macal River Camp

splash party at chaa creek eco camp

Splash party aerial view from a cabin

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Tomorrow’s theme of the day is Solid Waste Management

To read yesterday’s story, click here: Eco Journal – Maya Traditional Healing

The day before was Ancient Maya lessons at Chaa Creek, Belize

And prior to that was Eco Kids learn about Belize’s Biodiversity and Conservation

Or check out what happened on the first day: Chaa Creek’s Eco Kids Camp 2011 commences

 

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  • Herbert Haylock said:

    It looks like its been another interesting day for the kids at the camp! They must be learning, seeing and experiencing so many new things – wonderful opportunity! Thank you all for the photos and updates so far. Good Job to all the camp leaders and Mick and Lucy!

    Herbert & Daedra

  • Eco Solutions for Belize: REDUCE, REUSE and RECYCLE! | Belize Travel Blog said:

    [...] To read yesterday’s story, click here: Photoblog: Eco Kids visit Chaa Creek’s Maya Organic Farm [...]

  • Meet the Eco Kids 2011 | Belize Travel Blog said:

    [...] an entire week to learn about Belize’s Biodiversity, the Ancient Maya, Traditional Healing, Land Conservation, Solid Waste Management, Responsible Tourism, and Belize Wildlife.  Everyday was packed with [...]

  • My Back Yard visits Destination Cayo | Belize Travel Blog said:

    [...] canoeing on the Macal River and taking an interpretive tour of the Rainforest Medicine trail or Maya Organic Farm. Oh well, maybe for another [...]

  • wayne Arnold said:

    Hi, I hope that all my friends are all right from eco camp. I wish I could come again and learn and have fun. Im still keeping my environment clean. That’s all for right know.

  • website said:

    First-class news it is definitely. My boss has been awaiting this information.

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