Jim Merkel, director of "The 100 Year Plan", talked about the Casimiro Permaculture Farm with a French student researcher. The Casimiros have built a model permaculture farm for others to visit and study their methods. They produce their own biogas cooking fuel, raise dairy cattle and pigs, and grow many organic fruits and vegetables. Although they do not have a large amount of money, they enjoy free health care and education. Leidy Casimiro recently left for Columbia to complete her Ph.D.