Turning Lives Around Through Environmental Regeneration, Fashion and the Arts
Tropical rewilding in Brazil - Atlantic Forest - Serra da Beleza.
Agro-Reforestation Project in partnership with EMATER- RIO - official environmental agency for the state of Rio de Janeiro
Fund Raising for Curral -Area 3 by the POMAR AGROFLORESTAL ( Tropical Orchard ) & manioc plantation
Chicken House - Area 2 near the BANANEIRAL - Bananas ( Musa )
The chicken House is adjacent to the marsh Area 2 - the BANANEIRAL- where 100 silver bananas have already been planted. Draining ditches were dug in order to avoid flooding in the rainy season
. Storage and packing space for the silver banas en route to market
. Storage packing for : taioba, pumpkin ( abóbora moranga ) , manioc which will have a harvest alongside and prior to the silver bananas
. Workshop area for handicraft master classes set up by EMATER using the bambu we have at the farm.
. Teaching of new skills
. Create new jobs for the rural community
. Farm shop for the sale of jam compotes , preserves made from the tropical fruits in our orchard
. Headquarters for the maintenance of the Orchard area it’s produce and manioc plantation
. Show case of traditional rural husbandry now the the cattle has departed
Old beams old roof terracotta tiles ( telha francesa ) large flagstone floor area in and out.
. Picturesque area for visitors as it is by the vegetable garden , behind the Palmito
Jussara plantation and the 3 natural water springs that cascade down a sheer rock front
. Near the forest corridor for the movement of wild animals we have been nurturing for a long period.
. School visits will start here - engage young people - ornithologist - researches - local visitors
Chicken house, showing a mother hen and her baby chicks.
Argos on patrol.
Cockerel sitting on a Bromeliad
Interior of chicken house.
Materials Reais 3848.15
Labour Reais 1.800
Reais 5 648.15
Materials Reais 3078
Labour Reais 1.500
Reais 4 578.30
The Real at the moment is around Reais 4.50 for each £ 1.00.
A donating app is in the process of being set up.