Life in Syntropy

Perennials Resistance with Stephen Barstow

The concept of perennial comes from botany and applies to plants that have a long life cycle. That is, unlike the annual and bi-annual species, the perennials are those that once planted live for more than two...

The twist of conventional farming

In the center of Brazil, at the heart of the agribusiness region, we find a group of large-scale producers not so conventional. GAS (Sustainable Agriculture Group) is composed by pioneers who decided to...

Syntropic Farming in southern Spain

Ernst Götsch went to La Loma Viva for the first time in the beginning of 2016. After that, Ryan Botha flew to Brazil to spend some time with us to understand syntropic farming better and to practice with other...

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Restoration by use

A degraded pastureland transformed into a productive forest. In November 2016, Ernst Götsch chose this area at Fazenda São Sebastião to start a plot with the initial focus on banana and cassava. This article describes...

The Avocado Dilemma

Avocado consumption has been growing all over the word. No wonder: the long list of its beneficial properties really gives avocado the status of superfood! But this story has a perverse side. With the increased demand...