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Néctar da Terra Agroecologia
Néctar da Terra Agroecologia
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Fazenda do Beto, Bom Despacho, MG, Minas Gerais, BR
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Wet/Dry Tropical

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Néctar da Terra Agroecologia

Project Type

Rural, Commercial, Demonstration

Project Summary

Family Farm in transition to Permaculture Farm. Permaculture Design as the exercise for the Geoff Lawton's Online PDC.

Project Description

Néctar da Terra asked for help in designing their way towards a sustainable transition to organic farming. I came up with a design fresh from the Online PDC trying to meet their needs of economic sustainability to the ethical needs of caring for the earth, caring for people and sharing the surplus.

The design intends to plan the whole 50 Ha farm that is pure pasture into an abundant and active farm where the grazing plots for dairy cow are divided by swale grown forest strips. There will also be a compost factory, designed to process green clippings from the town nearby into "brown gold" to be applied in the organic gardens to be sold in the local market.

Néctar da Terra's land is also mother to Uma Mão Lava Outra Produções Permaculturais (UMLOPPc), a free aid project ready to gather a vibrant and active bunch of people to blitz wherever a permaculture project needs a kickstart.     


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