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Costa Rica

About Milo Bekins Faires

Milo has been a forest farmer for many years in Costa Rica working his AF family farm. The farm, Finca Fila Marucha, produces spices, medicinal plants, fruits, food and essential oils, as well as protecting biodiversity and producing carbon biomass. The farm also serves as an AF demonstration and training site. Milo served as chairperson of the IAFN from 2005-2014, and has given training workshops in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Peru, the Philippines, Cuba, Spain, Cameroon, Canada and Australia.

Focus Areas

Essential oil production, AF spice production, composting, nursery management.