Guatemala

Jake Borg was a participant on this year's inaugural Rights and Resistance program. He beautifully captured his experience in Guatemala in a series of photos, below, which we've put together chronologically as a photo essay. You can find more from Jake on his Instagram....

Food security initiatives can take many forms. In the past, I have seen educational supermarket tours that help low-income families learn how to get the most nutritional foods out of each paycheck. I have seen backyard chickens fortifying the diets (and gardens) of...

With over a thousand applications pouring in for our summer programs, we are so excited to announce that we have our early bird winner! Eleanor Hein was randomly selected as our early bird winner, which means her round-trip flight to join our Guatemala: Mayan Roots team is...

The importance of this fight to the community is without comprehension until you see it in their eyes...

This is something I learned and will never forget: everything is a work in process and must be respected as such....

Upon embarking on this trip, I didn’t have many expectations of what my experience would be like. I had been to “poor” countries before, but only for vacation....

It’s 12:30am and the alarm is singing a sweet melody that in no way matches my mood. Starting a midnight adventure seemed like such a fabulous idea yesterday when the sun was shining and I was well rested. ...

Written by Lindsey Berk, 2014 Guatemala: From Seed to Shelf “Eating is an agricultural act.” - Wendell Berry, American novelist, activist, cultural critic, and farmer We seem to have forgotten that. At least, I had forgotten that until I left my corporate job and my NYC apartment in 2011...