The Farm


The cornerstone of the farm, our olive orchard covers 20 hectares with more than 5,000 trees. When we purchased the farm in 2012 the young trees were overgrown with weeds and nearly abandoned. With considerable investment and hard work we have reclaimed the orchard. Our annual olive harvest starts in April and lasts about six … Continue reading Olives

Criolla sheep

The Criolla is a wonderful breed with fabulous, multi-colored wool and diverse staple characteristics. Oveja Criolla is the name of the ‘local’ breed of sheep here in Uruguay. Sheep in Uruguay are predominantly a commercial enterprise, with the focus on white wool for the international wool market. Sheep with colored fleece – grey, tan, chocolate, … Continue reading Criolla sheep

Iberian Pigs

Large bodied, calm tempered, and lop-eared, Iberian pigs are a heritage breed that thrives on pasture. Their varied coloring and large ears, they  are well adapted to deal with the summer sun.  Originating from the Iberian Peninsula, the breed is known for their foraging abilities and have strong maternal qualities. Our sounder started out in … Continue reading Iberian Pigs


Centrally located in our farm is our Chicken coop – with a large 30m x 15m yard in the middle of the garden, complete with their own tall, well-built building. Our central laying flock is Wyandotte, often with beautiful lacy patterned feathers. We raise chickens for eggs, meat, and to the handle the composting duties … Continue reading Poultry