Institute for Social, Economic and Ecological Sustainability
This teaching packet is intended to provide all the resources
needed for an instructor, lecturer, or group organizer to facilitate a one to three-hour talk about
contemporary agriculture in Cuba. The packet features a "Test Your Knowledge of Cuba" quiz, slides,
text to accompany the slides, suggestions for leading exercises designed to inform others about
agriculture in Cuba, and references for other materials. The packet is suitable for use in high school or
college classrooms where students are interested in Cuba, agriculture, or sustainability, or for distribution
among agricultural groups that want to learn about advances in organic farming elsewhere. Si, Se Puede!
was compiled by three graduate students at the University of Minnesota who traveled to Cuba in March
1997 to study changes in Cuban agriculture, with support from the Institute for Social, Economic, and
1997 Grossman, J., Solvell, L., Wainwright, J. 1997. Si, Se Puede: Designed and published teaching packet on sustainable agriculture in Cuba. Institute for Social, Economic and Ecological Sustainability, University of Minnesota.
Institute for Social, Economic and
Ecological Sustainability, University of Minnesota, Pastors for Peace
Grossman, Julie; Sovell, Laurie; Wainwright, Joel.
Si, Se Puede! A Teaching Packet on Sustainable Agriculture in Cuba.
Institute for Social, Economic and Ecological Sustainability.
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