The Fazenda Bananal Restoration

Track the progression from how the Farm was, to its current state following its historic and ecological restoration

  • Main House

    Before

    November-2014

    House with altered architecture and compromised structure

    Now

    February-2017

    House under process of historic restoration

  • Reception

    Before

    October-2015

    Compromised structure

    Now

    November-2016

    Totally reformed structure

  • Restaurant

    Before

    October-2015

    Restaurant and structures irregularly built around the historic main house, putting it at risk

    Now

    December-2016

    Irregular area demolished, and reforming of restaurant in its original location

  • Auditorium

    Before

    January-2016

    Previous location

    Now

    November-2016

    New structure under construction

  • Agroforestry

    Before

    December-2014

    Deforested area was used as pasture for cattle raising

    Now

    November-2016

    Area recovered with Agroforestry: planting of fruit trees, palm trees, timber and agricultural crops

  • Sustainable Livestock

    Before

    December-2014

    Degraded pasture used for cattle raising

    Now

    November-2016

    Recovered pasture with the planting of 430 trees with the purpose of generating shade and comfort for the animals

  • Organic Garden

    Before

    September-2014

    Degraded pasture used for cattle raising

    Now

    November-2016

    Area reclaimed for the production of agro-ecologic vegetables

  • Reforestation

    Before

    May-2015

    Degraded pasture used for cattle raising

    Now

    November-2016

    Area reforested with native species of the Atlantic Forest