Pura Vida Eco Farm

 Our projects for the future 

At the moment there are several projects going on at the farm for 2019:

                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

                           

          A: to expand the front garden                  

            B: to add varieties to the berries garden        

           C: to plant native perennials plants  in the orchard                  

           D: to add more strawberries varieties  and more asparagus to the terraces growing  beds

           E: to start an intensive  garden following guidelines from Jean-Martin Fortier

               and Perrine and Charles Herve' - Gruyer         

           F: To establish a  winter garden   on raised beds.

          G: to create an hoop house under the oaks where to grow mainly salads and tomatoes.        

          H: to complete the hugelkur on the slope and plant raspberries on it.

            I: improve the willows row to use it for basketry and wood chips production.

           L: expand the Hazelnuts areas                  

          M: to test the agroforestry system growing red fife wheat around peach trees.

          N: to establish a perennials garden and a forest garden (using dwarf varieties of fruit trees)

               on the northern feather. There is also a plan to create a raised gazebo in the center.

          O: same as for the choice of plants, but to create in center a small playground instead.

         P: The outer circle will still be dedicated to garlics, leeks and onions.

         Q: The median circle could be used for potatoes, sweet potatoes peppers, squash and pumpkins.

         R: The inner circle is dedicated to a tall hugelkutur bed following the guidelines of Sepp Holtzer.

         S: To plant fruit trees and perennials plants in the southern perimeter  

         T: To keep working on the farm buildings    in order to realize a greenhouse, a summer kitchen,

             a sugar shack, a meeting room, a compost toilet, an handicrafts workshop and a mechanical

            workshop.     

         U: to create playgrounds to entertain the kids while the adults work in the gardens. 

         V: to improve the new roads.

        W: to improve the water reservoirs and use them for irrigation.                     

          Z: to create compost mounds and windrows (following the guidelines of Dr. Elaine Ingham)

              near the gardens.

          Possibly buy more chickens and a couple of pigs.