Entries by Ya Go

Coffee harvesting at Don Vitaliano Merino

Saturday Minga August 24, 2019 The goal of our minga last Saturday, was to harvest 1 quintal (45kg) of coffee cherries. In Sangre de toro (Red, ripe). To prepare a micro-batch of special coffee, double fermentation, of unique origin. There where a total 9 people helping with the collection of ripe cherries. Later on those […]

Tipikas Cofeshop in Zamora

The PermaTree family is growing. As true holistic organization we focus on the entire transparent value chain. From the farm to the shop where the added value products can be purchased. This is why we are now collaboration with Tipikas Cofeshop in the capital of Zamora-Chinchipe. This is literally brandnew. This will be the store […]

Massive Reforestation with Giant Bamboo

Friday the 2nd August 2019 we just finalized a massive reforestation on a old and steep pasture field with giant bamboo (Dendrocalamus asper). This is a extremely steep hill part of the farm. The giant bamboo will also help fight erosion. Additionally it has been planted so that it will create a tunnel pathway of […]

New PermaTree Logo Onwards

Dear friends as you may have noticed, not so long ago, we have up-dated our PermaTree Logo. Some may believe this is something not worth investing time in. Obviously we think differently 🙂 Let us quickly introduce you to the new logo and the background. We are located in the northwestern region of Ecuador at […]

Exploring Existing Bamboo Operation in Coastal Ecuador

Finally I have been able to invest some time into visiting and exploring some of the existing bamboo related operations in costal Ecuador. With some help of INBAR (International Bamboo and Ratan Org) and also directly via Social Media, I was able to get some good contacts. So Sunday 7th of July 2019 I started […]

Video DIY Recipe: Tropical Paradise Juice

This is a yet another very simple juice recipe. But its tastes epic. Its delicious. As always important is that you get quality materials in this case the fruit should be organic even better if you know where its grown or who is harvesting it and how. You absolutely dont want to be consuming glyphosate […]

Mycorrhiza Fungi

As part of the goal to achieve an increase in the world’s agricultural production to meet the needs of a growing global population, farmers and researchers alike must consider the sustainable intensification of agriculture. To intensify agricultural systems, we must consider improving the amount of production knowledge per hectare – both above and below the […]

Video DIY Recipe: Potatoe Gratin with Coconut Milk

Today, we share one of our favorite dishes made at our farm. Its simple but very tasty recipe: How to make your very own potato gratin with coconut milk. As usual, we at PermaTree focus on healthy foods. In this post we are using instead of cow milk, coconut milk which you can make at […]

Growing Bamboo From Seed

To grow bamboo from seed, start by soaking the seeds in bowl of water for 12 to 24 hours to help them germinate. Planted fresh bamboo seeds the 31.01.2019. After letting the seeds in a bowl of water for 24 hours, to soak it up. To help germinate. During the first 8 weeks we kept […]

Soursop uses and recipes

Ok we all know about the amazing health benefits of the soursop fruit and leaf by now. In case that you missed the health benefits a quick summary: Soursop contains more than 200 chemical compounds in its pulp, leaves, and stems that contribute to its many health benefits. It’s particularly rich in alkaloids, phenols, and […]