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Why Burning Palo Santo Is A BAD Idea

The scent of Palo Santo permeates the valley. You can catch a whiff in markets, houses, and of course, ceremonies. But did you know the Palo Santo tree is endangered? Bulnesia sarmientoi is native to Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay, and is a fairly small tree, growing between 7 and about 20 […]

A Luxury Trip To The Sacred Valley

By Chere Di Boscio I remember hearing their stories: friends returned from Peru exuberant; cheeks flushed with health from the pure air of the Andes, eyes flashing with enthusiasm for what they’d seen. They raved about people who spoke ancient languages and ate strains of produce that hadn’t yet been […]

The Benefits of Permaculture Farming

By Jody McCutcheon From urban gardens in New York to huge chakras in Peru, permaculture principles have influenced how people grow food. It’s a natural form of cultivation that has been championed by popular eco-guru Rob Greenfield and indigenous people alike. But is it a legitimate practice that’s helping to shatter the destructive […]