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Gabriel Guhr
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Location: Aiuruoca, Brazil, 1250m
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Hi, im Gabriel,

I live in Aiuruoca in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil..
The little city is at 1000m above sea level..
Our 50ha land varies from 1250 to 1500m above.. in the valley between 2 1800m mountains.. The biggest mountains near the city is 2300m and a litte further we have got 3000m + Mountains.
I started studying Permaculture in 2010, did my PDC in 2011 with Jorge Timmermann..
since then I am working at the land..
we have 250+ Fruit trees growing.. Some old trees were already there.
we grow a lot of beans (different types) , corn, cassava, taro, startet growing rice, squaches etc...
We have water springs way up the hill

I live here



our 50ha are manely forest.. but the neighbours are pasture .. we live in a sloped area and the main income from the native locals are Milk cows in overgrazed pastures in extreme slopes .. you can see the erosion..

i will start a topic where i post more fotos.. and post it here

Gabriel
 
Lorenzo Costa
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Location: Italy, Siena, Gaiole in Chianti zone 9
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Hi Gabriel wlecome to permies.com, the photo reveals a beautiful landscape, wow keep on telling your journey. Ypu can even create a thread on the projects forum where you can keep trace of your achievements at this link:
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even remember there are regional or contintental forums where people or projects close by can connect:

south-america-central-america-mexico

and all the rest of the forums are to explore, don't limit yourself I find always new and fascinating info and stories in this community.

here is a thread on how permies.com works:
how permies.com works

good luck and keep on sharing
 
Gabriel Guhr
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Location: Aiuruoca, Brazil, 1250m
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Lorenzo Costa wrote:Hi Gabriel wlecome to permies.com,


Hi Lorenzo, thanks for the welcome..

i will soon create a Topic on our project.. and keep it updated

Gabriel
 
Gabriel Guhr
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Location: Aiuruoca, Brazil, 1250m
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Here is our project topic Sitio terra abencoada
 
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