Ecological Self-Sustainable Community Farm Finca Organica
SUSTAINABLE, ECOLOGICAL, COMMUNITY FARM IN THE ECUADORIAN AMAZON We are selling a Farm, which is the result of over 8 years of work of an entire community of alternative ecological farmers and builders who with love and dedication have made this amazonian ...
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... soil bear it´s fruits. We have made great efforts to collect and grow a wealth and variety of natural seeds, plants, trees, palms and vines to meet all our community´s needs. The farm is ideal for continuing on as a Self-Sustainable Community, as a vacation farm or for Ecological Tourism, due to it´s magnificent view out over the vast Amazonian basin and its winding jungle paths that eventually arrive to the crystalline waters of the River Chakiska, teeming with native fish, butterflies, animals and plants. We are willing to negotiate and sell the farm intact with animals and completely furbished, with all installations and tools needed to continue its upkeep. - 26 hectares + possibility of negotiating an adjacent plot of land of ours of 34 hectares in virgin jungle - AMAZING VIEW out over the Amazon basin - 1/2 hour drive from Loreto - Paved access to the farm for vehicles off the Coca-Tena road - 900 MAMSL, climate is warm and tropical with a refreshing breeze - No problems here with mosquitoes - Ecological constructions: 4 houses and 2 cabins - 4 hectares pasture land - 1 main and 2 minor stables for sheep, llamas and goats - Installations for breeding Poultry - Managed with permaculture - Terraced cultivation areas to conserve fertility of soil - Huge variety cultivated of organic and 100% GM free foods and medicines - Climate and elevation help for variety, from apples to bananas - 5 main and 7 minor fish ponds for breeding cachama, sábalo, bocachico, tilapia etc - Over half of farm left as amazonian forest reserve to protect species - The Chakiska river, 8 streams and 2 natural springs on the land We are selling our cherished ecological farm, which is the result of over 8 years of work of an entire community of alternative ecological farmers and builders who with love and dedication have made this amazonian soil bear it´s fruits. There are 4 houses on the farm and 2 cabins; installations for raising goats, sheep and llamas, fish ponds, and we have made great efforts to collect and grow a wealth and variety of natural and organic seeds, fruit trees, foods and medicinal plants, to meet all our community´s needs. The farm is ideal for continuing on as a Self-Sustainable Community Living Project, as a vacation farm or for Ecological Tourism, due to it´s magnificent view out over the vast Amazonian basin and its winding jungle paths that eventually arrive to the crystalline waters of the River Chakiska, teeming with native fish, butterflies, animals and plants. We are willing to sell the farm intact with animals and completely furbished, with all installations and tools needed to continue its upkeep. There is paved access to the farm for vehicles off the Coca-Tena road. It is a five hour journey to Quito, Ecuador´s capital city, an hour to Coca, and two and a half hours to the town of Tena. Daily public transport passed by the farm. The farm is 26 hectares in size, with the possibility of negotiating an adjacent plot of land of ours of 35 hectares in virgin jungle. Our farm is located at 900 metres above sea level, in the foothills surrounding the Amazonian basin. It´s climate is warm and tropical usually with a refreshing breeze thanks to its height, which makes it cooler than lower Amazonian regions. We have no problems here with mosquitoes. The the dry season is July to January, the rest of the year is rainy on and off. The main living area is located around the farm´s entrance, with 3 houses and a cabin, separated by distances of between 20 to 80 metres, and surrounded by terraces that we have laboriously hand-built over the years for growing vegetables, fruit trees, and medicinal plants. At the end of a winding path through the jungle, the second living area is found with a house and a cabin next to the Chakiska River, also surrounded by terraces cultivated with flowers, medicinal plants, crops and fruit trees. This area has various flat areas ideal for growing food and/or camping areas. The farm has sustained us economically via alternative and ecological tourism and selling our natural medicines and produce locally. Pasohurco is a well known viewpoint in the Orellana Province due to its amazing views out over the jungle and there are also ecological paths that visitors can enjoy through the farm and jungle. There is easy access to the main living area and for those who are seeking some adventure and a weekend deep in the jungle, there is the house and cabin next to the Chakiska River, which also has waterfalls and a lot to explore. We have also generated an income from selling products from the farm, natural medicines, and our goats, sheep and llamas locally. The sheep are an exclusive and highly valued product in the area and sell easily. The diversity of plants and seeds that our land yields, both native and species introduced by us, and the easy access to the front area of the farm via the Coca-Tena road, would also make feasible the creation of a garden centre. While a small part of the front area of the farm borders with the Coca-Tena road, we have positioned the houses in the main living area carefully to secure our privacy. The middle area and back area of the farm, where the second living zone is found, stretch out into the Amazonian forest. We manage the cultivated areas of our farm with planting techniques that create a balance between different food and medicine bearing trees and plant species that can be cultivated in different zones according to their characteristics. In cultivation areas that are not flat, we have built terraces, to prevent erosion and conserve the fertility of the soil. For breeding goats, african sheep, sheep and llamas, (the latter two adapted by us to the amazonian climate), the farm has four hectares of pasture land with sub divisions for the rotation of the animals, two main stables and one minor stable. For breeding chickens, ducks and other poultry, there are two fenced areas, each with their chicken hutch and fruit trees to provide shade and get fertilized by the droppings. For fish, the farm has 12 different ponds (5 main ponds and 7 minor), situated amongst the cultivation zones and suitable for raising species such as cachama, sabalo, bocachico, red tilapia and silver tilapia. We have left over half of the farm as Amazonian forest, to conserve its wealth of flora and fauna. We have also planted a large variety of native timber trees as well as others we have introduced from other areas of the amazonian rain forest. The River Chakiska and 8 streams run through the land, 2 of which are bourn from natural springs within the land. We take the water for the houses, fish ponds and stables from these sources. We have been growing natural, organic and 100% GM free food, medicinal plants and timber trees on our farm for over 8 years, collecting and cultivating all the seeds, plants and trees that we have encountered. We have also worked on adapting species that are normally considered to be impossible to grow in tropical climates, and in many cases through our efforts and dedication we have managed to prove otherwise. One example is growing apples in the Amazon! To mention some of the plants cultivation in our farm: Musa × paradisiacas such as: Plantain, banana, orito or bocadillo, topocho or felipita, resplandor, guineo, amongst others. Fruit bearing palms such as: Coconut, dates, chontaduro, corozo, morete or canangucha, chuchana (palm from Bolivia), majo, amongst others. Shrubs such as: Coffee of the arábico and robusto varieties, wayusa, wild blackberry, cultivated blackberry, strawberry, raspberry, limonario, amongst others. Fruit trees, plants and vines such as: More than five kinds of Cocoa bean, oranges, mandarins, pink grape fruit, yellow grapefruit, mandarin lemons, sutil lemons, pajarillo lemons, other varieties of lemons, apples, borajó, chachafruto, figs, jackfruit, mango, avocado, rambutan, guamos, frutipan, zapote, loquat, pomoroso, caimaron grape or jungle grape, caimo, anón, white guanábana, yellow guanábana, achiote, cimarrona guanabana, sweet guava, bitter guava, peruvian guava, arazá, totumo, algorrobo, starfruit, paso, pechinches, mamey, madroño, agraz grape, chayote, cherulero chayote, pineapple, naranjilla, amongst others. Nut bearing trees and vines such as: Cashew nut, amazonian peanut tree, amazonian chestnut, sacha inchi, amongst others. Medicinal plants from the amazon and other parts of the world: Lemongrass, mugwort, bitter melon, neem, wayusa, rosemary, elder flower, sarsaparilla, carare, plantain, dandelion, chamomile, dragon´s blood, moringa, taraxaco, chanca la piedra, magave, amazonian sage, aloe vera, chóndur, cullanguilla, mint of various kinds, lemon balm, thistle of various kinds, pakunga, zaragoza, borrachera, martingalvis, mano de Dios, citronella, copaiba, caña agria, sictamuyu, somuyu, curarina, cinnamon, dulcamara, comfrey, amongst others. Staple diet foods such as: Casave, plantain, corn, sugar cane, chayote, cherulero chayote, taro, papa aérea, ñame, giant taro or alocasia, amongst others. Beans and vegetables such as: Beans of different varieties, soya, green beans, tomatoes of different varieties, lettuce, peppers, different kinds of cabbages, different kinds of spinaches, rocket, different kinds of carrot, cimarron coriander, amongst others. Edible fungi: Amongst the cultivated areas and the forests of the farm, a variety of edible mushrooms and fungi can be found and harvested. On the farm cell phone signal can be received and fibre optic internet can be installed in the different houses with companies such as CNT and Telconet. The majority of the the houses and cabins function on government electricity and some have solar energy systems installed. Documents: We posses the deeds and all the documents necessary for our farm´s legal tenancy. Ecological Self-Sustainable Community Farm Finca Organicamore...