Author Archive for Dixon Myers

Citadelle Laferrière- 2018 Visit

Most of what you hear about Haiti is centered on its poverty, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Most people don’t know about their significant role in the emancipation of slavery in this part of the world. Haiti was the first independent African-Caribbean nation, gained through its revolution in 1804, https://www.britannica.com/topic/Haitian-Revolution, from France. This… more →

Completing the Supply Chain- Singing Rooster Coffee

Zanmi Kafe is the name given to the relationship that was forged between various participants from the University of the South and the forty-farmer co-operative in Bois Joli, Haiti. The association began with this group of farmers, through the Haitian organization, Zanmi Agrikol https://partnersinag.org/ and its educational affiliate CFFL, the Center for Formation Fritz Lafontant, seven… more →

Haiti Spring Break- March 2018

Eight Haitian interns from the Center for Formation Fritz Lafontant (CFFL) school located at the Zanmi Agrikol https://partnersinag.org/ facility in Corporant, Haiti; six interpreters and graduates of CFFL; two professional agronomists also from CFFL; two Haitian cooks, fourteen undergraduate students and four staff members from Sewanee and five mules, formed the procession that made its annual… more →

Scholarship Sewanee/ April 28, 2017- Duncan Pearce

(During the 2017 Scholarship Sewanee program Duncan Pearce presented his senior thesis)-Examining the Relationship between Household Health and Environmental Conditions in Haiti’s Central Plateau Abstract For rural subsistence farmers in developing countries, human health and the environment are inextricably linked. As part of a long-term agroforestry project, this study explored connections among household health, socioeconomic… more →