Ch. 10 – Landless Workers Movement: The Difficult Construction of a New World

The agrovila groups together fifteen to twenty families with the land divided into triangles with the vertex of each coming together in a central area. What do you think of this design?

They have used their organic rice to supply school lunches and their conventional rice for the market. Compare this to the US.

“Preparing the land with ducks” is a philosophy in agro-ecology that allows nature to do the heavy lifting. Do you know what it’s called?

Voltaire called the Guarani Reductions “a triumph of humanity” for their cooperative living and artistic endeavors such a music, book publishing, and development of astronomy and meteorology before they were destroyed in 1756. Had you heard of them?

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