We set off early in the day to travel to a village far away from most all existence, tucked neatly into the mountainside at the end of the road …. literally. After a slow cruise through a number of villages, lush rain forest and miles and miles of untamed jungle, not to mention the abundance […]Read More Out of site…but not out of mind
I just wanted to take a few minutes to help you understand how things sometimes go here in Belize… Yesterday we left Punta Gorda and headed north (4 hours on the road)–we needed to get Ministry of Ag approval and clearance to bring vegetable seeds in to Belize…CHECK! We needed to connect with Tina […]Read More The Best Laid Plans…
If you have been at a harvest dinner, you have heard about our friends from San Pablo—that’s the remote community we talked about that is surrounded by banana fields. You have heard that they worked for $.75 / hour from 8 am – 10 pm six days a week just to provide the basics for […]Read More What will they do now?
En route to our destination south, and the need to take care of some required paperwork in the capital city, we stayed a few days in the town of San Ignacio. We have driven through San Ignacio several times in the past and had a desire to take some time to get familiarized with the […]Read More A Sunday Drive…of sorts!
The Cabb homestead is tucked into the jungle just off the only paved road between Punta Gorda (PG) and Guatemala in the the heart of San Antonio, Belize. It is there, in an outdoor wood shop where a self taught craftsman produces amazing doors, cabinets, cribs, tables, chairs, and just about anything else his creative mind can […]Read More Mr Cabb
Add a spice…educate a child. Pour a cup…give a single village mom a job. Quality products delivered to a viable market translates into dramatically improved quality of life among Maya farming families of Belize. When my wife and I walked through the villages of Maya people in southern Belize this past November, the ultimate purpose […]Read More Partners
One of the welcoming signs you will see as you approach the southern town of Punta Gorda in Belize is a brightly colored yellow sign declaring the region as the “Yellow Ginger Capital”. Yellow Ginger, or turmeric as we most commonly know it, grows wild in the rich volcanic soil in this region of Belize. […]Read More Turmeric–Do I need it?
Wild Harvested | Hand Processed | Empowering Villages Through Entrepreneurship As we transition from purveyors of locally grown and locally made pure and natural food (www.edenviewfoods.com) into the world of the global food market we are learning that the global food chain is in need of some improvement. We as American consumers have come to […]Read More Fair Wages and Fair Prices
..If you’ve ever have the privilege of taking an adventure through the rain forest jungle in Belize, no doubt you will encounter the towering and stately cohune palm tree. The cohune palm trees grow wild all over the rainforest and can reach heights of 90 feet. Their giant palms are used for thatching houses or building […]Read More A HIDDEN GEM OF THE JUNGLE …. COHUNE NUT OIL
Our Shipment has arrived(almost)! Over the past several weeks, we have endured delays at the Port of Belize City, delays at sea, an extended “stay” at the Customs warehouse in Miami, 2 days longer than expected for FDA to clear the shipment, and now a winter storm coming up the coast!! But FINALLY, you can […]Read More Cardamom