Fuente Verde
Fuente Verde
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Commenced:
01/01/2007
Submitted:
24/10/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Las Tumbas, Tinamastes, San Isidro de General, CR
Website:
http://fuenteverdecommunity.org/home
Climate zone:
Wet Tropical





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Fuente Verde

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Fuente Verde is an ecological farm located in the mountains of Costa Rica, overlooking the Pacific Coast. It is designed according to permaculture principles as a sustainable eco-friendly environment to support and sustain its community members.

Project Description

 Fuente Verde (Green Spring) is located near the small village of Las Tumbas in the mountains on the southwest Pacific coast of Costa Rica, between the beach town of Dominical and San Isidro de El General. Our 60-acre (24 hectares) organic farm is as beautiful as it is bountiful, with fertile soils and abundant water. It sits nestled into the base of a steep jungle-covered ridge, rising up over 1000 feet high to our east. An untamed environment that is home to howler monkeys, white-faced capuchins and an abundance of tropical birds - truly a bird watcher’s paradise. The farm’s ideal location offers access to beaches, shopping/amenities, and a comfortable microclimate. The land is blessed with plenty of water including a river, streams, waterfalls, and gushing natural springs from which the community was named. 

 Fuente Verde farm is located in an area of stunning natural beauty. Midway between the slopes of Mount Chirripó and the Pacific Ocean, an independent mountain range called Tinamastes rises up to create the watershed for the pristine Baru River. Costa Rica's tallest waterfall, the 600 foot Diamante Falls, is within walking distance of the farm. The valley carved out by the Baru River is one of Costa Rica's most scenic areas with dramatic views of the ocean and fertile farmlands on either side.

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