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The Perfect Turn Key Micro Farm for a Family

Ok, here we have the winner !!

If you and your Family are seriously thinking to leave the craziness and the stress of the post-industrial world and move to a more Human Life Style, maybe in a Country where the environment is mostly still pristine, with a climate that allow you to stay in a T-shirt, shorts and sandals the whole year, the society is stable and the people is friendly, the Sea is full of fish and Whales, and Scarlet macaw and Toucans feed on your backyard trees….well, you have just found ” that place” where you can find all these things and have chance to grow your food in an enchanting riverside piece of land, at ten minutes from the calm waters of the Golfo Dulce, and few kilometres from the most pristine National Park of Costa Rica, the Corcovado.

2.5 Hectares Riverside Micro Farm in the Osa Peninsula, the river bank

2.5 Hectares Riverside Micro Farm in the Osa Peninsula, the river bank

Two houses, recently build or remodeled are ready, with all the furniture and sets for a Family that want just come, open the door and start enjoying their new Tropical Farm.

2.5 Hectares Riverside Micro Farm in the Osa Peninsula, the two houses, pasture land and the fruit trees

2.5 Hectares Riverside Micro Farm in the Osa Peninsula, the two houses, pasture land and the fruit trees

The actual Owner, in the last four years worked hard to plant dozens of fruit trees that, thanks to a good natural fertilization and to an underground watering system that give to each plant the water needed even during the harder summer, are growing fast and healthy, starting producing juicy fruits from the second year of life!!

 

2.5 Hectares Riverside Micro Farm in the Osa Peninsula, the Fruit trees that produce great juicy fruits

2.5 Hectares Riverside Micro Farm in the Osa Peninsula, the Fruit trees that produce great juicy fruits

In this Property there are two houses, the old farm house, recently remodeled by the Owner, and a building that include one bedroom, kitchen, living and bathroom, plus a wide garage and a workshop, for a total fully usable three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

The two houses will be sold with all the furniture and ready to be used for a Perfect Farm Life.

The Barn House Close to the river in the 2.5 hectare Micro Farm in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

The Barn House Close to the river in the 2.5 hectare Micro Farm in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

 

The Top of the Hill Farm House of the 2.5 Hectares Micro Farm in the Osa

The Top of the Hill Farm House of the 2.5 Hectares Micro Farm in the Osa

Detail of the Barn House of the Microfarming Property in the Osa Peninsula

Detail of the Barn House of the Microfarming Property in the Osa Peninsula

In this area, the rain is helping the farmer to grow fast the grass and one hectare of good quality pasture can feed two or three cows, and with a little help of the diet, adding some green banana, sugar cane or corn, more than four or five cattle can live easily, specially if maintained in a good, functional Stable .

View of the Pastureland and the two Houses of the 2.5 Hectares Micro Farming Property in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

View of the Pastureland and the two Houses of the 2.5 Hectares Micro Farming Property in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

 

The Kitchen of the Farm HOuse in the 2.5 Ha Micro Farm Property in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

The Kitchen of the Farm HOuse in the 2.5 Ha Micro Farm Property in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

The Kitchen of the Barn House

The Kitchen of the Barn House

The Property is connected to the electric grid, and has public water service, but the Owner dug a well that he use, mainly for fruit trees and vegetable watering.

A simple system for to collect the rain fall, would assure tons of perfectly pure water with characteristic hardy reached by highly purified water for surgical use.

The Barn view from the Hill House in the 2.5 Ha Micro Farm Property

The Barn view from the Hill House in the 2.5 Ha Micro Farm Property

The Hill Top Farm House recently remodeled in this Farming Property in the Osa Peninsula

The Hill Top Farm House recently remodeled in this Farming Property in the Osa Peninsula

Banana, Orange, Grapefruit, Avocados, Papaya, Pineapple, and other fruits grow fast and easily on this Micro Farming Land in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Banana, Orange, Grapefruit, Avocados, Papaya, Pineapple, and other fruits grow fast and easily on this Micro Farming Land in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

The houses had been recently remodeled and everything is working fine, so this is a real Micro Farming that would allow to a family to immediately enjoy the new life in the Tropical Paradise of the Osa Peninsula, without having to fight against transition problems.

Good quality Doors, Windows and Furniture for the two Houses in the 2.5 Hectares Micro Farm Property in the Osa Peninsula

Good quality Doors, Windows and Furniture for the two Houses in the 2.5 Hectares Micro Farm Property in the Osa Peninsula

Please, contact us for any information you could need for this great, almost unique property and for any other inquiry about the other incredible good lands for Micro Farming, Hotel or Residential development, Hidden Haven Property, Beach Houses, Ocean front lots and lands, Pristine Forest Land, and Beach Houses in the Osa Peninsula.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moringa….the Food of the Future !!

We heard about Moringa ( Moringa oleifera ) recently, but the infos we get are so incredible that we immediately got involved..we bought some seeds and planted them, after one week we had the first little plantules in our pots and from last week we transplanted them in the ground, for our first experiment with it….

We will post pictures of this first attempt with this incredible plant soon, in the while, if you are thinking to became the Owner of a Tropical Micro Farm, start seeing this video, and we we will talk about a piece of land that would work for you, here, in the Osa Peninsula

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Hydroponic is the perfect complement to MicroFarming

Hydroponic is the perfect complement to MicroFarming

Even if we, in the Osa Peninsula, have conditions so favourable for traditional and Organic production of vegetables and fruits, it is a good idea to integrate these system with an Hydroponic or, even better, an Acquaponic  system, for to produce that specific vegetable that could have problems with the natural conditions and need a special environment in term of PH and Nutrients that only Hydroponic can obtain.

A study Starting Hydroponic System in the Osa Peninsula, for vegetables compatibilty to the local environment and climate

Basil and Green Beans are growing fast in a study Starting Hydroponic System in the Osa Peninsula, for vegetables compatibility to the local environment and climate

 

 

At the level of the sea, the temperature is a quite hot, for some variety of vegetables, but we need to experiment on them for to see which one is the most adaptive to these conditions, and exclude the ones that definitely can’t develop in a good way.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydroponic Lettuce in an experimental Hydroponic System in the Osa Peninsula

Hydroponic Lettuce in an experimental Hydroponic System in the Osa Peninsula

 

 

In the last months we started this experimental small project of Hidroponic, using the NFT technique, for to learn about the details of this vegetable production way, and define which product are the more compatibles with this environment.

for example we found that the variety of lettuce we choose for to start the proves, is not working finer, due to the high temperature, that push it to try to produce seeds too soon, obligating the plants to grow more vertical instead to create a big head, but the new batch of a different variety, will be fine.

 

 

 

 

Basil Plants are growing fast in a Experimental Hydroponic System in the Osa Peninsula

Basil Plants are growing fast in a Experimental Hydroponic System in the Osa Peninsula

 

 

 

So, now we are refining the technique and the results are really interesting, demonstrating that thnis technique is available for everyone, and that can produce great vegetables in this environment.

 

Our experience will be at disposition of everybody wil be interested in starting an Hydroponic project in ine of the lands apt for to create a Micro Farm for personal food production and, why not, for market too.

 

 

Be free to ask for any information about this specific Micro Farm area and the land we have available fro to start your Food Production Farm in the Paradise of the Osa Peninsula.

 

Cocoa is Growing Fine in the Osa Peninsula

 

Despite in other places in the world the cocoa crops are hampered by the rising rainfall due to global  warming, the Osa Peninsula offers the possibility of growing good crops of COCOA.

This is, possibly, due to the fact that local variety of Cocoa trees, had time for to develop some kind of resistance against most of the fungi that grow in high percentage of humidity , a constant in the whole Osa Peninsula from the beginning of the times.

Local Farmers in their small farms had always produced some quantity of Cocoa for the local market or for their personal use, never creating big farms dedicated to this specific production, so, the population of Cocoa trees remained very variated with great differences in the genus, producing a natural selection against the sickness that are destroying this crop in other areas.

so, another opportunity for to increase the earning in a Micro Farm in the Osa Peninsula is to plant Cocoa trees and, maybe, start producing some high quality CHOCOLATE for the local market and sell it in the High End Hotel Shops, or in the always more diffused Souvenir Shops in Puerto Jimenez

Here follows an article of the International Business Times about the future of Cocoa in the most productive countries in the world…….it s time to plant Cocoa trees in the Osa Peninsula!!

Cocoa Trees in an Osa Peninsula Micro Farm. These threes need the shadow of dense and semi-dense forest for to grow and produce their fruits, a great cultivation for an Eco Forest Micro Farm

Cocoa Trees in an Osa Peninsula Micro Farm. These threes need the shadow of dense and semi-dense forest for to grow and produce their fruits, a great cultivation for an Eco Forest Micro Farm

 

 

 

Global Warming Makes Chocolate Dearer

Imagine a world without chocolate. Chocolate is definitely slated to become a luxurious commodity if steps are not taken to halt the impact of global warming. This has been emphasized in new findings by the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT).

The International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) notes chocolate likely to become a luxurious commodity if steps are not taken to halt the impact of global warming. The annual temperature increases and changing rainfall patterns would most likely hamper crop production efforts in West Africa, which currently supplies half of the world’s cocoa produce.

The International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) notes chocolate likely to become a luxurious commodity if steps are not taken to halt the impact of global warming. The annual temperature increases and changing rainfall patterns would most likely hamper crop production efforts in West Africa, which currently supplies half of the world’s cocoa produce.

The CIAT study reveals that if preventive measures are not taken, the annual temperature increases and changing rainfall patterns would most likely hamper crop production efforts in West Africa, which currently supplies half of the world’s cocoa produce. Fifty three per cent of the world’s chocolate supplies come from Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana but increase in temperatures and changing precipitation in these regions could mean brisk decline in growing conditions over the coming decades.

The report says that between 2030 and 2050, land suitable for cocoa production would be reduced with the likelihood of cocoa production to be shifted to less suitable areas. This change is seen to largely impact the chocolate industry globally while also hurting local farmers who rely on cocoa crops for their livelihood.

The cocoa trees play an “absolutely critical role” in the region’s rural life, said lead author Peter Läderach, CIAT. “Hundreds of thousands of smallholder farmers use “their cocoa trees like ATM machines,” he said.”They pick some pods and sell them to quickly raise cash for school fees or medical expenses.”

As developing nations like China import more and more chocolate, global demand for chocolate has shot up. The findings note that shortage of cocoa could impact it’s demand leading to a price hike, an event which is most likely to be felt around 2030.

“What we are saying is that if we don’t take any action, there won’t be sufficient chocolate around in the future,” said Läderach. “Already we’re seeing the effects of rising temperatures on cocoa crops currently produced in marginal areas, and with climate change these areas are certain to spread,” noted Laderach.

The study proposes finding new heat and drought resistant crops that could thrive in West Africa, while helping to transition cocoa production to more suitable areas.

The study utilized 19 climate change models indicating that even a two-degrees Celsius increase in temperature by 2050 is enough to cause areas like Ghana and the Ivory Coast too hot for cocoa plantation. In the likelihood of a temperature rise, it would be difficult to sustain cocoa farming as water would also become scarce. This, in turn, is expected to endanger developmental stages of cocoa pods that contain the “cocoa bean” which is the primary source of chocolate.

Areas growing cacao trees in the Amazon basin have also fallen victim to fungal infections. Recent reports state that Mars Candy Company is joining the USDA to sequence cacao genome before fungal blight reaches West Africa.

The Cocoa Research Association had in the past raised concerns that small farmers earn just 80 cents a day through cacao farming. Also, there is no incentive to replant cocoa trees when they die off. The five-year crop cycle is a damper in the absence of incentives and recent years have seen cocoa farmers migrating to cities instead.

As the health benefits of chocolate finds new takers, the insatiable demand for chocolate consumption has not been rallied by an equivalent supply chain.

via Global Warming Makes Chocolate Dearer – International Business Times.

Farm+House+Fruits&Vegetables= Happiness

More and more people are looking for an alternative to the kind of life they have in the developed countries.

More and more people are looking for a piece of land were to move, build an house, simple but comfortable, start some fruit and vegetable production and became a MICROFARMER.

A tropical farmer is showing a juicy pineapple just harvested in his small organic farm

One of Our Expert Tropical Farmer with a sample of his Production

We imagine that the most of people that are thinking in this jump, are, at the end of the information search and analysis, find that there is a too high percentage  of risk due, more than any other factor, to the lack of experience needed for to have success with fruit and vegetable production.

The Forest trail inside a Forest and Agricultural farm with oceanview,freswater spring and  river side

The Entrance of one of our lands apt for to became a Small Tropical Farm

And this is not wrong at all. If you have enough time money for to continue play the game of attempt-mistake-learn-correct for a few years, probably, at the end of the learning curve, you can have some satisfactory result, a lot of work done  and, maybe, a lot of fun.

But if , as normally happens in these days, you have a not infinite budget, and the time you have for to start to became self-sufficient for the basic food, is not measurable in term of decades, probably, you would enjoy the help of some expert that has a life span experience in food production using the techniques and resources available in the area where you  found that beautiful piece of paradise.

Oceanview from the Building Spot of a Small Farm in the Osa Peninsula

Oceanview from the Building Spot of a Small Farm in the Osa Peninsula

We have several pieces of beautiful, often unique, land that are apt for to start a SMALL FARM PROJECT, we have the knowledge,  materials and skill for to project and build an house that will fit with your needs and designed for the kind of environment and weather we have here, in the Osa Peninsula, and, thing that make us unique, we have the persons that have the necessary experience for to show you what o do and what don’t do for to have immediately success with your first crop.

Rows of young Pineapples in a Tropical Small Farm of the Osa Peninsula

Rows of young Pineapples in a Tropical Small Farm of the Osa Peninsula

 

 

Rows of Pineapples close to Fruit Production in a Tropical Small Farm in the Osa Peninsula

Rows of Pineapples close to Fruit Production in a Tropical Small Farm in the Osa Peninsula

 

A just forming organic  Pineapple produced in a Small Tropical Farm in the Osa Peninsula

A just forming organic Pineapple produced in a Small Tropical Farm in the Osa Peninsula

What we are offering you is not just the possibility of purchase one gorgeous piece of land, and is not just the opportunity of having built a custom-tailored House plenty of FINE TROPICAL HARDWOOD, but we are offering you a full service that include something that is difficult to evaluate in term of commercial value, we are giving you the sum of all our experiences in REAL ESTATE, TROPICAL BUILDING, and FAMILY SIZED TROPICAL FARMING.

 

The river side of an Osa Peninsula Land, ready for to became a Small Tropical Farm

The river side of an Osa Peninsula Land, ready for to became a Small Tropical Farm

It took us twenty years for to be able to offer you this FULL INCLUSIVE package, twenty years we spent putting together the experience and knowledge necessary for to live comfortably here around, and run a small farm for you and your family.

Let us talk about your dream, and, very, very possibly, we will have a  project for to make it real.

Contact us at : info@theosapeninsulaproperties.com

 

Awalk along the river Side of a Forest - Farm Land in the Osa Peninsula

A walk along the river Side of a Forest - Farm Land in the Osa Peninsula