Outhouses, treeplanting, and a great wet start to the growing season

10 10 2011

After a looooong blogging hiatus Finca La Fe is back….as our friends up north are harvesting their last produce and preparing for winter, in the Ecuadorian Chocó cloud forests we are planting the first corn, beans, coffee and veggies; continuing to reforest with native tree species as part of a nitrogen fixing, agroforestry plan; and putting the final touches on our rain water harvesting system that will provide 350,000 cubic m

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eters a year to our soon to be established fish ponds!

Also, the farm house is pretty much done….finally! We now enjoy a composting toilet, lavanderia, and bodega/ coffee drying shed.

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