Visit our booth at the Organic Market–the Randi Nama Feria Agro-Ecologico on Saturday mornings in Vilcabamba to enjoy the colorful sights and scents of our 100% Organic Cottage Industry Products. The Organic Market is a cooperative of organic producers working together to raise availability and awareness of the importance of keeping our food AND our land organic. We are always experimenting and trying new products, so come by and visit us and all the other producer-vendors on Saturdays! A few of our products are also available at the Guaranga Eco-tienda, one block uphill from the West side of the Plaza, and at the Juice [[read more]]

San Jose Fire : Our Response

We have designed a Water Retention Landscape Plan for a 17 hectare property on the San Jose burn area, and are now implementing it. We are including the project report here, if you are curious to learn more. Mirador Design [pdf] On this degree of slope, our swales are very narrow, and have a .4-.6% slope within the swale. Saraguru crew with Zia. Don Ramon, in the white hat, is 70. He is still a powerhouse! Narrow swales, with a slope within the swale of .3-.6 % to help rainwater in a strong storm move off the mountain safely without furthering erosion. The vetiver [[read more]]