Entries by Ya Go

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 […]

Soap From Organic Raw Materials

how to make organic soap from scratch with raw materials. Directly extracted manually, off the beaten path in the Amazon Region of Ecuador. From local organic vegetable & animal elements to produce the highest quality organic soap. With ancestral time-tested methods of soap making via cold saponification. Without harming any living beings.

Bamboo Potential for Regenerative Micro Enterprises

As of March 2019 we have our 3rd anniversary at PermaTree. Living on-site and off the grid in this very unique tropical climate, we are now, better able to understand what works best. We try to focus on less work. Even if thats not visible yet 🙂 but hopefully in the not so far future, […]

Adaptive Contour Access Path (ACAP)

With the Adaptive Contour Access Path (ACAP) our focus is: Enabling improved manual access to the crops. Enhancing the soil quality with nitrogen fixing plants – Arachis Pintoi. Let the microorganisms do their magic with the soil – Vetiver Grass. Reducing erosion on a micro and macro level. Slowing down the water flow. Tropical rainfall […]

Water Systems

As holistic farm we focus on treating all resources efficiently. Even more Water. Did you know that water is vital for all known forms of life, even though it provides no calories or organic nutrients. Water is the one of the 4 elements (Earth, Water, Air, and Fire). Humans are born of water from our […]

Composting toilet

The PermaTree compost toilet system explained For our toilet system we do not use any water at all, because we have build a so called “compost toilet” which are water free. For most visitors at the farm, using a composting toilet is a first-time experience. This system which treats human waste by composting to produce a […]

Analyzing fruit & plant pest in unbalanced environment

The challenges of growing food in a tropical climate, in a unconventional region (mining) and on a area with more than 15 years of cattle farming history. Are that the existing environment is unbalanced. Consequently we face more than just a few plagues and pest. Which we believe is important sharing this challenging process with […]