YES Initiative

“YES” stands for Youth Ecology and Sustainability and that´s exactly what our new primary initiative is all about. We are going directly to the root of our environmental problems, which are intrinsically social, by placing the necessary tools in the hands of youth, the future leaders of, and participants in, society. 

Our Mission & Vision

Mission

Tierralegre provides ecological education for a sustainable life.

Vision

Instill in the culture an ethic of stewardship for the environment which leads to decreased degradation of natural resources through the practice of regenerative renewal, increased ecological sustainability, and to the long-term improvement of the health of local communities and economies.

Agro-Ecological Center

Goals & Accomplishments of the Agro-Ecology Center:

Promote environmental education and agro-ecology as keys to sustainable development through training and capacity building services provided to various core sectors of the communities of La Manzanilla and Los Ingenios as well as the broader region of the southern coast of Jalisco.

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Los Primeros con Profe Martín helping Antonio plant another 100 Plátanos en la nueva sección. Adelante! ...

Valentine’ s class on first year secondaria students working hard in the garden this morning. ...

La Manzanilla gathered at El Huerto Escolar to celebrate the accomplishments of the volunteers and youth who make this space possible. Eco Fest was a collaboration between Tierralegre, La Manzanilla Hermosa, Municipio La Huerta, Coleccion Biologica de la Universidad de Guadalajara, La Galeria La Manzanilla, and more.

Photo credits: Hillary Atiyeh and David Dagoli

El Huerto Escolar Team:
Garden Manager, Antonio Jacovo

Founding volunteer, Peter Earley

Community Coordinator, Miguel Huerta

Youth Facilitator, Mabel Sanchez

School Coordinator, Fatima Jacovo

Vendor Coordinator, Adamari Avalos

Equipo: Emmanuel and Jan, Ximena, Panco y Jesse, Nora y Angela, Kristan, Victor

Special thank you to WOOFers Peter and Paris
Special thank you to Ogla Jacovo for the archways and flowers
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La Manzanilla gathered at El Huerto Escolar to celebrate the accomplishments of the volunteers and youth who make this space possible. Eco Fest was a collaboration between Tierralegre, La Manzanilla Hermosa, Municipio La Huerta, Coleccion Biologica de la Universidad de Guadalajara, La Galeria La Manzanilla, and more. Photo credits: Hillary Atiyeh and David Dagoli El Huerto Escolar Team: Garden Manager, Antonio Jacovo Founding volunteer, Peter Earley Community Coordinator, Miguel Huerta Youth Facilitator, Mabel Sanchez School Coordinator, Fatima Jacovo Vendor Coordinator, Adamari Avalos Equipo: Emmanuel and Jan, Ximena, Panco y Jesse, Nora y Angela, Kristan, Victor Special thank you to WOOFers Peter and Paris Special thank you to Ogla Jacovo for the archways and flowers

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