Pickling food is a great way to preserve your harvest while at the same time increasing the nutritional content of your food! Pacific peoples, too, have practiced food preservation for a long time and in their own unique ways. Today, pickled food items can be found all over the island.
AmeriCorps Guåhan Sustainable Culture members promote food security and sustainability on Guam.
AmeriCorps is a federal agency that funds organizations to make a positive impact in communities across the globe. This is the first year the AmeriCorps program will be with Guåhan Sustainable Culture (GSC) and will focus on four areas of…
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Guåhan Sustainable Culture awarded $250,000 grant from Kataly Foundation
Recently, the Kataly Foundation awarded GSC with a multi-year general operating support grant totaling $250,000 to support its mission in developing a sustainable future for the beautiful island of Guåhan. GSC will receive the funds in annual installments of $50,000 over…
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GSC Cultivates New Guam Green Growth Community Garden
A new community garden curated by Guåhan Sustainable Culture will bring many new partnerships, promote sustainability, and educate present and future generations. The beautiful village of Hagatna received a new fruitful garden site across the street from the U.S. post…
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New Project Launched to Develop More Poultry Farmers
Guåhan Sustainable Culture’s (GSC) new Poultry Development Project, aimed at developing twenty (20) new poultry farmers and increasing Guam’s local egg production was launched on Friday, August 13.
Food Sovereignty Through Seed Saving
Seed saving, the act of storing certain seeds from local fauna for future use, was used on Guåhan and throughout the world since ancient times. Because of the commercial seed industry, seed saving is not as widespread today, but the practice is still highly beneficial towards attaining food sovereignty.
Teaching our Youth about Sustainability
Learning about sustainability can be fun, engaging and empowering for students! This week we had the opportunity to share with high school students from the Inafamaolek Youth Cultural Summer Camp about the importance of eating local foods and supporting local…
Introduction to Beekeeping
Food security depends heavily on an abundance of natural pollinators, including honeybees. Learn about how beekeeping started on Guam and the organization and farmers who play a vital role in promoting and educating our community about local bees.
GSC gives first time scholarships
Recipients of GSC's inaugural Sustainable Futures Scholarship. Two high school students are the recipients of Guåhan Sustainable Culture’s (GSC) inaugural Sustainable Futures Scholarship. The scholarship was created for high school seniors and college students who have given their time and…
Raising Hens for Laying Eggs (Online Workshop)
February 13, 2021 Due to the continuing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, Guahan Sustainable Culture conducted a successful online workshop that educated twelve (12) attendees on how to properly raise hens to cultivate eggs in their own backyard! Spearheaded by…