ORGANIC COFFEE MAKING

Ever wondered how the world’s finest coffee beans were made? Join our inspirational local partners who are leading the way in producing high-quality coffee in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.

The project, based in Antioquia, supports ex rebel fighters and displaced communities and teaches you the art of tasting and sensing the perfect cup of Joe.

 

Duration: 1.30 hours

Live presentation – history & coffee culture (45 min)
Preparation & tasting session (35 min)
Question and answer session (10 min)

Topics

  • Organic Coffee
  • Sustainability
  • Local Communities

URBAN GARDENING IN MEDELLIN

Discover from an inspirational local entrepreneur the positive social and environmental impacts urban gardening can have upon your community. During this interactive experience you will learn how to

dramatically reduce your every-day carbon footprint while also learning expert techniques to be able to start your own home composting.

 

Duration: 1.30 hours

Presentation from local pioneer (45 min)
Tips for home composting (15 min)
Question & answer session (15 min)
Tailored group challenge (15 min)

Topics

  • Gardening
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship
  • Home Composting

MINDFUL SOCIAL GASTRONOMY

Discover from an inspirational local entrepreneur the positive social and environmental impacts urban gardening can have upon your community. During this interactive experience you will learn how to dramatically reduce your every-day carbon footprint while also learning expert techniques to be able to start your own home composting.

 

Duration: 1.30 hours

Presentation from local pioneer (45 min)
Tips for home composting (15 min)
Question & answer session (15 min)
Tailored group challenge (15 min)

Topics

  • Gastronomy
  • Environment
  • Social Impact

ANCIENT BAG WEAVING AND MEDICINAL MEDICINES

Discover from an inspirational local entrepreneur the positive social and environmental impacts urban gardening can have upon your community. During this interactive experience you will learn how to dramatically reduce your every-day carbon footprint while also learning expert techniques to be able to start your own home composting.

 

Duration: 1.30 hours

Presentation from local pioneer (45 min)
Tips for home composting (15 min)
Question & answer session (15 min)
Tailored group challenge (15 min)

Topics

  • Alternative Medicine
  • Bag Weaving
  • Local Communitie

STREET ART & SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION IN MEDELLIN

Explore how a world-class street art movement helped transform Medellin into one of South America’s most vibrant and colorful cities. Join local artists and social leaders on a journey through the history of one of the city’s most infamous areas, Comuna 13.
Learn how street art has influenced social movements and helped change the mindset of local youth.

 

Duration: 2 hours
A brief history of Medellin, in particular Comuna 13.
Intro to word-class street art movement in Comuna 13.
Create your own graffiti tag!
Question and answer session with local artists

PRESENTATION ON RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL AND TOURISM

Introduction to Colombia and sustainable travel (15 mins)
A brief look at various destinations that have excellent sustainable projects for students to work with and visit – Medellin, Bogota, Santa Marta, Cartagena, the Coffee Zone and the Pacific Coast. (20 mins)
Takeaway tips to plan and deliver more responsible trips for your students (10 mins)

Question and Answers (10 mins)

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