Carmen J. Cortez, CAN's new Associate Director, has joined CAN's staff in Santa Cruz, California. Prior to joining CAN, Carmen facilitated the development of COO-PERA, a worker-owned fruit and vegetable cooperative,
This 3-month course includes guest speakers, field trips, and much more. Topics covered include: soil health, regenerative agriculture and no tillage, access to land, integrated pest management, decolonizing diets, herbal medicine and food preservation and much more. For more info about dates and cost contact MESA.
CAN is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to sustain rural livelihoods and environments in the global south through the integration of agroecology-based research, education, and development strategies. Our work is both regional and global, with projects and activities in Mexico, Central America, and the United States, and our International Agroecology Shortcourse, which has trained hundreds of farmers, researchers, and community leaders from around the world since 2000.