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Quinta Vale da Lama Sheep

The sheep of Quinta Vale da Lama have a new house next to Casa Vale da Lama. Although they continue to assist us in the process of soil regeneration and grazing takes place in several areas of the farm, the sheep return to their home whenever the pastures are drier and with less food; So that they can rest in the shade, drink water and be feed with the necessary regularity.These tasks have been integrated into the day-to-day tasks of the farm and are shared by our team. Continue reading

Pruning at the olive grove

This year we had the privilege to have with us a great master of trees, Peter Zin, taking care of the olive trees in the northwest part of the farm. The olive grove was already beautiful for the majestic of the old trees, and it turned even more beautiful, now more accessible, and potentially more productive when it comes the olive harvest season, we hope. And we learned so much with the presence of this man and his connection with the trees…!
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WaterWise Dryland Regeneration, 2017

As foretold in an earlier post, we’ve been busy this past fall/winter applying our Water-Wise Dryland Strategy to the south slope of our farm’s monte, improving access, water conservation and ecosystem regeneration all at the same time. Long story short, our evaluation of project results at this point is: a great success, worthy of continuing wherever such conditions and needs exist.

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