TROPICAL FRUIT TREE,
located close by Mayaguez (Puerto Rico)
is an eco project and a high quality tropical
rare fruit tree, seed & bamboo
Its goal is to inspire a natural life style,
care for the earth and environment,
as well as to encourage independent
living and thought,
grassroots social cooperation,
and meaningful, self-sufficiency oriented lifestyles
outside the grid of a media/consumer-created culture.
- 10.5 acres of land: environmentally sound
and sustainable eco-organic cultivation.
- No chemical pesticides, fertilizers, or herbicides etc.
ever used on the farm or in the nursery.
- Private seed-bank of numerous culinary and medicinal
herbs and other tropical crops.
- Arboretum areas provide conservation space
for important trees from the tropics.
- Eco-organic herb, spice and vegetable cultivation.
- Tropical bamboo nursery and collection.
BAMBOO COLLECTION SPECIES
- Most diversified tropical rare fruit tree
in Puerto Rico and in
- Tropical fruit seed collection for exchange
- Tropical Bird Sanctuary
- Most diversified tropical fruit
and nut collection in the Caribbean:
& NUT COLLECTION SPECIES
- Over 160 species of fresh
tropical fruit seeds for sale.
Seeds for Exchange and Sale
Customized Fruit Orchard Designs
Bamboo Nursery and Resources
Tropical Fruit Tree Nursery
Sales and Services
Land Search Assistance
SUBSCRIBE TO MAILING
(This mailing list is for those
interested in workshops about
bamboo, eco-farming, goats, sustainability
or tropical fruits).
ORO VERDE - Securing the Future of our Food:
A revolutionary book for
small scale farmers in the tropics:
Gold or money has become the standard benchmark of success
in our society. Ironically, the pursuit of
this type of temporary wealth has primarily led to the exploitation of
humans, animals, plants and natural resources
Sadhu Govardhan is an independent thinker, eco-organic
farmer, tropical rare fruit connoisseur and agricultural consultant.
Extensive journeys for over twenty years have allowed him to study
indigenous cultures and different life styles throughout the world.
publications on philosophical and spiritual topics were published in
Europe and translated into several languages. He now lives in Puerto Rico
and has dedicated
himself to researching and growing tropical food crops and promoting
alternative farming methods. He is currently involved with consultant
work and inspiring and developing educational sustainable role model
projects in the Caribbean.
articles by Sadhu
I would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to everyone who
has helped out this project over the years. Even if I can't acknowledge
all of you individually since so many people have supported Govardhan
Gardens in so many ways, I certainly remember every one of you.
If you would like to find out more about the tree sponsoring program and
other opportunities to help the project, click here
view sponsors and friends
revamped page is Govardhan Garden's new "eco
library". You can find videos, links, articles and other media about
relevant environmental topics.
Please contact me if you know of any additional good links that
you think should be a part of this library. Thank you.
view eco library
Nursery Photos by Sadhu
licensed under a Creative
Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States
beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://organicfarm.net/contact.htm.