The Last Chinamperos
The Last Chinamperos follows a father and son fighting to carry on their ancestral legacy while preserving a regenerative style of permaculture that has the potential to help curb the global climate crisis.
Just outside of Mexico City, in the canals of Xochimilco, an Indigenous father and son fight to carry on their ancestral legacy of chinampas, a Mesoamerican farming system of islands made by hand that maximize crop yields. Against an onslaught of rapid urbanization, economic challenges, and Indigenous exploitation, they persevere and show the world this vast canal system preserves a style of permaculture that has proven results in its ability to curb the global climate emergency.
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