mick fleming teaching eco kids about organic farming

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

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
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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
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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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6 thoughts on “Photoblog: Eco Kids visit Chaa Creek’s Maya Organic Farm

  1. 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

  2. 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.

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