The image shows black corn that has been nixtamalized in the funnel of a manual mill. This black corn was grown in Queretaro, Mexico, by Victor's family.
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Name Victor Garcia Balderas
Affiliations Cal Poly Humboldt
Nationality United States
Languages English, Spanish
Skills Cooking, Gardening, Learning, Teaching
Registered 2022
Impact 790
Contributions Arcata Elementary rainwater catchment

Victor Garcia Balderas attends Humboldt Polytechnic (HP) and he studies Botany (Major) and Environmental Ethics (Minor). Victor has a passion for symbiotic relationships and plant propogation. During his time at HP, Victor works as a Supplemental Instructor for three years and has worked as a Resident Advisor for two years. His leadership roles have inspired him to want to continue his future in education. He hopes to one day be a professor in the Botany field.

Interests/Skills in Appropriate Technology[edit | edit source]

  • Growing food
  • Native plant restoration
  • Educating the public about the environment

Experience in Appropriate Technology[edit | edit source]

I do not have much experience in appropriate technology. However, I worked closely with a club on campus, Ciencia Para Todos. During my time there, I helped translate documents and updated the social media to educate the public about natural science around them in English and Spanish.

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