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Brenes Family Organic Farm
Come back soon for information on tours to this organic farm in
Monteverde. In the meantime, you can
visit their web site to learn more. Finca
Modelo Organic Farm.
Any visitor to Monteverde will find something to do at Finca Modelo (Model Farm).
The farm has a great variety of
and a number of indigenous plants with medicinal benefits. The Brenes family also runs an organic
dairy operation with holstein cows that graze on the farms great pastures. Nothing is left to
waste on the farm, as the Brenes family uses the cow manure as fuel for cooking through biogas
technology. This alternative "green" fuel is made from the anaerobic digestion of the cow manure
in a tank called a biodigester. When at the farm you can see how this amazing contraption works.
By integrating all of these healthy, environment-friendly techniques into its production, the Finca
Modelo really is a model farm.