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Ecological Awareness and Sustainable Agriculture

 


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Finca Dos Madres is the home of Jungle Foods

Jungle Foods is a for-benefit breadfruit corporation aimed at revitalizing the tropics through diverse agroforestry models and delicious value-added goodies. Co-founders Diana ChavesGustavo Angulo and Paul Zinc are our hosts as we discover the magic of breadfruit throughout Costa Rica. An agro-ecological food forest of 100+ species of edible perennial vegetables and fruits with a developing nursery focused on everything rare and useful.


Diana Chaves, Jungle Foods Co-Founder holds a breadfruit and a tree right before a test run for our irresistible breadfruit chips. A woman with many hats, she is managing multiple facets of Jungle Foods while working on her thesis in architecture at the University of Costa Rica!



 

EARTH University

Via International is proud to partner with EARTH University. Since 1990, EARTH University’s innovative educational approach has been preparing young people from Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and other tropical regions to contribute to the sustainable development of their home communities while constructing a prosperous and just global society.


Students, staff, professors and their families both live and work on this tropical campus in the Costa Rican rainforest, creating a strong community and support network that is invested in student success.


Contact Information

EARTH University

P.O.Box 4442-1000

San José, Costa Rica

Phone: +506 2713-0000

www.earth.ac.cr/en