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Hi all! Ben here, Govinda’s friend from Australia. Govinda asked me to fill you in on the last six months. MVEF has been going from strength to strength. We’ve had a number of excellent volunteers stay with us, all of whom have contributed to the life of the farm in many unique ways. Govinda always says it’ an honor to ... Read More

The Earthducation team traveled in Nepal from May 4 through May 6. On 4th May, the team visited to Mountain View Eco Farm.
Here's what they have to say about their visit :

Day 6: May 4

On Sunday morning we headed out early on a 30-minute taxi ride to the Mountain View Eco Farm (MVEF) on the outskirts of Pokhara. Director and founder ... Read More

  We have finally achieved all our campaign goals. It’s amazing to see how much progress we have made in just one year. We have constructed two green houses, a small one for sprouts and a large one for vegetables, collected hay for our cow shed, begun to raise 14 chickens, and have just purchased our cow! This year has truly been remarkable for the farm. We just installed solar ... Read More

Finally we have had great success with regards to our fundraising campaign (http://www.wethetrees.com/campaigns/help-establish-a-permaculture-farm-in-nepal)and the credit goes to all who contributed and helped promote our campaign. Some great development so far is that we already have sufficient green vegetables from our farm and we have bought a Himalayan Mountain dog to protect the farm from leopards and monkeys. Our pictures will be updated on our facebook page so please be fans ... Read More

Finally we have moved into the farm and it’s amazing an dream come true, but lots of work to do! We have finished basic farm setup, are starting the garden and are beginning to invite volunteers and visitors. We welcomed our first volunteer from Village Volunteers at the beginning of March! We have very good soil and amazing views from the farm for our volunteers to enjoy, along with many ... Read More

Aid Projects, Community Projects, Demonstration Sites, Education Centers, Project positions, Society, Village Development — by Ben Humphrey August 2, 2012   For two months in late 2010 I had the pleasure of volunteering with the Sustainable Agriculture Development Program of Nepal (SADP). Situated in an ‘off the beaten track’ valley of Central Nepal, the demonstration farm is surrounded by unreal beauty, including the very prominent Manaslu Massif (group of Himalayan Mountains) ... Read More

(He's a little shy about his written English, but with just a little editing, here's what Govinda has to say.)           For so long I have had the dream about building an organic eco farm.  All the experience I have had working with SADP-Nepal -- working with international volunteers, starting school gardens, doing community projects, and of course gardening -- will be put to work in making my ... Read More

        So far we have achieved two big steps: this website and the plan it holds, and a location for the farm.         Our next steps depend on our internal community member from all over the world who will keep advertising and collecting donations for MVEF from everyone who loves Nepal and its Nature. We will keep you updated on our progress, here and also on Facebbok, ... Read More

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Hi all! Ben here, Govinda’s friend from Australia. Govinda asked me to fill you ... Read More

The Earthducation team traveled in Nepal from May 4 through May 6. On 4th ... Read More