La Plancha Great Park

La Plancha Great Park The Mérida Verde association participates in the “Gran Parque de la Plancha” project that seeks to create a large public park within the grounds of the railway complex in the historic center of the City of Mérida. At the request of a group of residents of these lands, Mérida Verde initially … Read more

Earth Day 2015

Earth Day 2015 Earth Day 2015 was held at the Faller House, one of the region´s grand old mansions, surrounded by gardens and parks and located in Itzimná, on 25th and 26th April. There were more than 50 exhibitors with stands that offered local, organic, artisan and organic products. On Saturday 25, the De la … Read more

Earth Day 2014

Earth Day 2014 It was held on April 27th at the Paseo Montejo, as part of the Biciruta. This year the axis of the event was sustainable cities with pavilions of clean energy, sustainable transportation, green building and green city. We initiated the activities with a pre-hispanic dance, followed by a yoga class, a presentation … Read more

Earth Day 2013

Earth Day 2013 On Sunday April 21 Earth Day celebration was held at Centro Estatal de Bellas Artes, a place with beautiful and big gardens, from 9 to16 hours. Water, air, earth and fire were the points to reflect the importance of these elements, what is our relationship and impact on them. So for the … Read more

Earth Day 2012

Earth Day 2012 This year the celebration was held at UADY’s Central courtyard located in downtown Merida, on Sunday April 22, from 9 am to 4 pm. This time Merida Verde had a record of over 2000 attendees. We began with a Mayan Earth gratitude ceremony. Subsequently Taller Son Jarocho played several tunes. There was … Read more

Earth Day 2011

Earth Day 2011 2011 Earth Day was held at La Ibérica in Colonia Garcia Ginerés on Sunday April 10 from 9 am to 6 pm. Approximately 1,000 visitors attended this celebration. Previously we had a press conference at Hotel Piedra de Agua to announce the activities that would take place that year. The Ibérica was … Read more

Earth Day 2010

Earth Day 2010 Our two day fair began at a private mansion in García Ginerés on Saturday, April 24 and on Sunday, the 25th, there were activities during and after the Bici-Ruta, coordinated by the City of Mérida and workshops at Parque A´ak, a totally sustainable ecological park. The Saturday crowd of about 600 was … Read more

Climate Change Group

Climate Change Group The working group on Climate Change is committed to education and actions supporting the world community´s effort to reduce CO2 to 350 parts per million, the actual safe limit for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. A higher number of emissions will lead more quickly to irreversible climate changes, and the dreaded consequences … Read more

March vs GMO

March vs. Monsanto in Yucatan Since 2013, Merida Verde has called general public civil associations and groups of farmers and teachers to attend and participate in the global movement that is celebrated every year on May 25 against transnational Monsanto. With a Facebook page with more than 1500 followers in the city of Merida, and … Read more