Family Farm: Mirian Gualán,
Crops: Soursop, Banana, Turmeric,
Location: Barrio la Floresta, cantón Paquisha, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
The family farm of, Mirian Gualán, is located on the bank of a stream that has been reforested with giant bamboo to fight the erosion and enhance biodiversity. Barrio la Floresta, cantón Paquisha in the province of Zamora Chinchipe, Ecuador.
The family consists of 10 people in total, among others there is the father, the mother and the grandparents, brothers and nephews of Mirian Gualán. The nephews became more involved to help when a minga was organized on the farm for the amendments and planting.
They have crops of soursop fruit tree and banana as well as turmeric root.
Products This Farmer Grows
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