Welcome to Finca Sagrada
in the Chirusco Valley of Ecuador


Planting before the Full Moon

We always try to plant as much as possible in the days leading up to the full moon. This is ...
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I was wrong about our new cow

Our second cow had her calf today. It's a heifer and we will start milking her mother on Monday. For ...
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Milking our cow

Nearly every morning, I get to milk our cow. After six months, she is still giving us about three quarters ...
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Creating a seed mandala

Creating a Seed Chakana or Mandala. When the Peace and Dignity runners were in Vilcabamba, we had arranged to create ...
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JPD arrives in Vilcabamba

Welcome to Vilcabamba The last of the runners to be dropped of before Vilcabamba was Cristian Ojeda, our partner on ...
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Picking up the Indigenous Runners

Peace and Dignity Journey. Last Wednesday, I drove to Catamayo with Cristian, our farm partner, and Jose Pablo from Vilcabamba ...
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The Peace and Dignity Journey in Vilcabamba

Much to my surprise I was asked to help coordinate the runners for Peace and Dignity Journey as they travel ...
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Nature lover wanted

Nature Lover Wanted. This little “earth bag” house that Leisha built with her cohorts in the Magical Forest is now ...
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Eating off the land

Most days I can now eat at least one meal 100% from our biodynamic farm. Most of the food in ...
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Valley After Sunset

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OD3Vey-is28 ...
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