Entries by Ya Go

Tropical Fruits at PermaTree in Amazonas Region of Ecuador

Tropical Fruits at finca PermaTree at the edge of the amazonas region in Ecuador, South America. We are between the warm tropical / subtropical lowlands and the cool sierra region. We are growing a extreme diverse mix of common tropical fruit with native species to Ecuador and Latin America, as well as many new varieties from the […]

Healthy Tasty Food

The project PermaTree was mainly created because we – Btina and myself – wanted to eat healthy tasty food in our future. We at PermaTree focus on healthy nutrition aka healthy food “diet”. Definition of diet: “A selection of nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink, in order to maintain life and growth.” It’s […]

Long-term volunteer positions PermaTree

2017 long-term Permaculture volunteering positions available at the PermaTree Project in southern Ecuador. Spend 3 or 6 months to a year at the PermaTree Project, in Ecuador. Current open volunteer positions are: All-round volunteer Talented Paint/Artist volunteer Talented Author/Blogger volunteer Experienced Compost volunteer Talented Carpenter volunteer Talented Video & Photography volunteer Experienced natural swimming pool […]

Brilliant Way To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires: Stairs

Driving a vehicle you know you have to change your tires every 2-3 years depending on how much distance you have been driving. Now what happens to the used tires? Here in the Amazonas region of Ecuador not so long ago they where just dumped into the biggest river … Also most of the tires […]

How To Make A Shishi Odoshi Fountain

Hands On Experience: How To Make A Shishi Odoshi Fountain In Your Garden or Home Shishi Odoshi, ”Deer Scarer” in Japanese is a beautiful artcraft designed straight from bamboo and a bit of rope or string depending on what you prefer.   How Does It Work? During the rest period, the heavy end of the […]

HowTo Make Raw Energy Bars

Making Raw Energy Bars & Why We Should Eat More Raw Foods Today we would like to share a new recipe with you, which is very simple to make and does not require any baking or cooking. These raw energy bars are the perfect snack on the go, providing you with a combination of complex […]

Another week at Finca PermaTree

It is the end of the week again, and we are sited down commemorating the success of the last seven days work. Photo Update: Video Update: 4×4 going down! What Did We Do? Brainstorming Ideas For Next Week Tire Recycling Project. (Saturday, 3rd December) With lots of plastic around the world being dumped on to […]

Project Update: Week (28 November – 4 December 2016)

”Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.” – Khalil Gibran It is the end of the week again, and we are sitted down commemorating the success of the last seven days work. What Did We Do? Repair The Water System Yesterday afternoon, a water pipe started leaking, and […]

Tropical Fruits of Ecuador

If you also embrace diversity and a healthy living then you might be interested into the so called tropical fruits or exotic fruits of this planet. Here in Ecuador the different micro-climates provide a fantastic environment for most of the tropical fruits, to grow very well. Our goal with finca PermaTree here within the amazon […]

August 2016

Time is flying by. Now it’s already again August. Exactly 2 years ago back in 2014 we left Zurich Switzerland with the plane to São Paulo in Brazil to officially start our exploration journey of latin America. First Paraguay then Bolivia after that Colombia and finally Ecuador. Much has happened since then. Even more happened now in […]