Projects

Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters

By Andrew Nofsinger | May 29, 2024

Our roots go back to 1970 with a long history of environmental action including watershed protection and land stewardship. Today, Acterra focuses its efforts on the most urgent issue of our time: climate change.

Bottle Cap Quilt Project at the Senator Hotel

By Planet Drum Staff | June 27, 2023

2002 Kirsten Ford-All Reports

By Kristen Ford | December 1, 2022

Report #1 “Outreach to students about Composting” Report #2 “Tours and Planting with Students” Report #3 “Vermicomposting” Report #4 “Escuela Rotaria Story” (“Rotary School Story”) Report #5 (Supplemental Report) Report #1 October 5, 2002 Kristen Ford and Chris HaasPlanet Drum Volunteers  It has been one week since Peter and Judy’s departure to Guayaquil. I figured that today would be a great time to send my […]

Planet Drum Ecuador Report – Winter 2021

By Kat Castillo | January 1, 2021

I spent much of this year getting to know Planet Drum’s previous work here a little bit better. Talking with Judy in San Francisco weekly, digging through years of documents to pull out different information has been tedious yet insightful—oftentimes stumbling upon funny moments that one would only understand after living here for some time. I got to know old friends of Planet Drum like […]

Bahía during Covid

By Kat Castillo | August 29, 2020

We hope this letter finds you all healthy and safe! 2020 has been packed full of almost unfathomably challenging events to say the least. In Ecuador we are doing our best to move forward with regional self-reliance and sustainability projects while protecting ourselves from Covid-19.  In Bahia for 2 months there was a curfew except for from 5am – 2pm.  Now, we can stay out […]

Planet Drum Ecuador Report – Summer 2020

By Kat Castillo | August 1, 2020

Text and Photos By Kat CastilloWe hope this letter finds you all healthy and safe! 2020 has been packed full of almost unfathomably challenging events to say the least. In Ecuador we are doing our best to move forward with regional self-reliance and sustainability projects while protecting ourselves from Covid-19. In Bahia for 2months there was a curfew except from 5am-2pm. Now, we can stay […]