El Itacate is a Transition Reconomy project based in Tepoztlan settled as a think tank lab for helping food gardening, permaculture and educational projects to pop out or thrive in collaboration with Tepoztlán Municipality.
CASE STAGE: Just started
LOCATION: Tepoztlán, Morelos (México)
TRANSITION CONNECTION: Yes
GOVERNANCE: From Meritocracy to Sociocracy
- Helping community projects to thrive (Agriculture, Permaculture, Green Energy and Educational).
- Creating a safety space for people to discover new possibilities and culture within this Think Tank Lab.
- Making visible examples of Transition for growing the bondage with Tepoztlán Municipality.
DOMAINS: Food and agriculture, Economy, Community work
BENEFICIARIES: Children, Teenagers (13 – 17), Young adults (18 – 24), Adults (25 – 65), Elders (65+), Families, People with disabilities, Ethnic or Social Minorities, LGBTQ+.
MiT note: Think tank lab for helping food gardening, permaculture and educational projects. No need for phase 2 (no specific tool/framework identified for collaborating with the municipality; just started). Suitable for pilot (transition initiative that wants to strengthen bonds with the municipality).