Mexican Proposal for Climate Change

Pricly pear plantation newly established at the school project on 2010

The same plantation nowadays

By Bárbara Macías

Casa y Acequia, AC is a non-profit organization mandated to prevent climate change through the propagation of cacti and agave orchards and on-going training in food self-sufficiency, herbal medicine, and sustainable practice.

To benefit Casa y Acequia, AC
Sat and Sun, Dec 20 and 21, 10am-5pm
Plaza of San Antonio Church
Free entrance

In 2009, Casa y Acequia started a school project on a SAGARPA grant. On 2013, in cooperation with the Institute of Ecology and the Government of Guanajuato, the ONG reforested 40 hectares at the Natural Protected Area of Neutla Dam, Comonfort, and for the indigenous community of “La Cuadrilla,” San Miguel de Allende.

The non-profit is headed by Barbara Macías, who graduated with honors in economics from the Nacional University. She completed postgraduate work on issues related to international freight at the ports of Valencia, Spain, Le Havre, and Marseille, France. In January 2009 she undertook Casa y Acequia, which is 501(c)(3) equivalent as of January 2014.

On December 20 and 21 a Fund Raising Handicrafts Bazaar will take place at St. Antonio Church Plaza, from 10am to 5pm to support Casa y Acequia, AC and San Miguel de Allende artisans. Free entrance. Contact information:,


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