Ananda Forest Garden

Devadasi Forrester talks about creating Ananda Village Sustainable Living Food Forest Permaculture project the 80 year old orchard continues to provide fruits for the community in the foreseeable future.   Advertisements

Elderberry

Sambucus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Adoxaceae. The various species are commonly called elder or elderberry.   Used for its antioxidant activity to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system, improve heart health and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections and tonsillitis. Elderberry juice was used to treat a flu epidemic in Panama in 1995.      …

From Corporate Lifestyle to Ananda Permaculture Intern

I’ve had quite the journey over the past few years. My past life 5 years ago was filled with drunken nights on a college campus, financial literature and endless number crunching on exams and in the office. This lifestyle didn’t last long as I finally saw through the illusion of happiness the American Dream portrays…yay!…

The Day and Gloves of a Karma Yogi

Written by one our interns, Jeremy. Blessings for the new year, dear friends! What is it like here in the Karma Yoga program at Ananda? We’re up in the Sierra Nevada foothills, in a deeply spiritual place, meditating and doing yoga all the time. There’s so much I love about being here, but the most…

Forage to Feast Interns at Ananda

Jemma Pearce’s Blog, South Africa, Permy Intern Abundance and Aums at Ananda This is about a month out of date but here’s how my trip began: After 27 gruelling hours of buses, tubes, planes and immigration issues I arrived at Ananda Village which is a small spiritual community at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada…