Strong cooperative sets backed by highly collaborative groups of trained individuals in worker owned cooperatives.
Training development on worker cooperatives encompassing transitioning from current food production to new diverse forms of eco-friendly farming and food production.
Swales development, food forestry, biodiversity support, water harvesting, rain capture from buildings and more.
REAP is engaged in 3 programs:
- Completion of a teaching greenhouse together with Tolani Lake Enterprises, Inc. on the Navajo Nation based on nutrition. REAP has developed 2 greenhouse hydroponics food systems as a Community Partner within Arizona State University's EPICS Program, Engineering Projects in Community Service. The REAP EPICS Team collectively received 4 awards during its 3+ years in this program.
- Completion of 2 comprehensive sets of classroom and videoconferencing training for soft skills (people-to-people skills) and technical skills for successful worker owned cooperatives in America and other countries.
- Development of additional training to create a set of coordinated cooperatives (cooperatives eco-set) for communities worldwide. This set of cooperatives will help transition conventional crop farms, ranches and dairy farms to permanent fruit and vegetable food forests while harvesting water from Earth and surface rain collection, while restoring the land and fresh water tributaries.