An Introductory Lecture on Syntropic Farming for the Curious

To reserve your spot at the lecture, use this contact form: English and Kreyol.  The lecture will be given in both English and Kreyol.

If you are serious about planting a syntropic garden in 2021 in Haiti, then consider attending the 4 day workshop instead and click here.

Saturday April 17, 2021 from 13:00 – 16:00h (1-4pm) | City: Croix des Bouquets, Haiti | Venue: Black Pearls | Cost: Free

An afternoon lecture presenting the benefits of syntropic farming for people and the environment. We will also discuss how this is being introduced to Haiti.

Before attending, it is highly recommended to watch the following video and read the guidebook:

Video:          Life in Syntropy (in English)                        Life in Syntropy (in Kreyol)

Guidebook:  Abundance Agroforestry (in English)          Agrikilti Sentwopik (in Kreyol)

After you submit the form, you will receive confirmation of your reservation within one week. Later further details, such as exact travel directions will be given and possibly a Whatsapp group will be created to help those who wish to attend, arrive safely.

Instructor Biographies

Roger Gietzen is a father, medical doctor and humanitarian worker who has a special interest in holistic health and regenerative agriculture. His life is devoted to God union. After coming to Haiti to serve the poorest, he created the nonprofit Global Freedom Project. Since 2016 he has been working on an educational program to help spread the wisdom of syntropic farming to the family farmers of Haiti.

Mauro Rosito is a father, humanitarian worker and a farmer with years of firsthand experience in syntropic agriculture. He has operated a sustainable market garden business on his family farm in Southern Brazil. Shortly after he met Roger, he decided to join the team in Haiti and bring his expertise “to the table” to the help create this educational program. He has a special interest in cacao farming.

Paraguay Ferreira is a father, an agroforester and a founding member of successful small scale farmers’ cooperative, linked to the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) of Brazil. He has years of valuable practical experience developing and managing syntropic agroforestry systems for the cooperative. He loves to spend his days side by side with his neighbors, with his sleeves rolled up, working the land and improving the soil.

In the photo below:  Paraguay (left), Mauro (middle) and Roger (right)

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