We know that this is a difficult time for many, but if you have the ability to support the work that we are doing then please click on the link below to donate. Despite all of the craziness with the COVID Pandemic, PISCES has remained on schedule thanks to the incredible work of Kerime, ourContinue reading “Rainy Season has Arrived!!!”
PISCES is a small organic teaching farm that is currently based in Northern Togo, West Africa. But what does PISCES mean??? Is it an astrological symbol? Well yes, but not for these purposes. Is it a fish farm? Not quite. It’s an acronym that stands for the Permaculture Institute for the Study of Communal EconomicContinue reading “What Is PISCES?”
PISCES recently purchased some new tools that are popular with Organic Farmers in the USA! These tools should improve our ability to grow crops and minimize the amount of time required to till beds, sow seeds, and remove weeds. The tools that we purchased include: Two Push Seeders (the gadget with the wheels and handle),Continue reading “The Tools”
In order to keep out roaming animals, PISCES will have to be fenced in with wooden fence posts and metal wire. We will plant a living fence, a line of spiky bushes to prevent animals from going into the fields, during the first rainy season, but this will take several years to become established. WeContinue reading “The (Fence) Posts”
At the beginning of January, PISCES finalized the purchase of five acres of land in Northern Togo! The photos above show what a typical field can look like during the dry season in Northern Togo. Fortunately, the fields that PISCES purchased have not been completely burned and there are several large trees already there. MichaelContinue reading “The Place”
PISCES is a teaching farm in Northern Togo dedicated to the application and improvement of sustainable agricultural techniques. We currently own five acres of land and are working on creating an organic oasis in the Togolese savannah We will be posting regular updates and photos of our progress. Thank you for following us!