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The full story

About ten years ago, we heard about a opportunity to become part of the farming community in the Loncomilla Valley, Chile. Friends of ours informed us that their neighbours, the owners of a small farm tucked away in the coastal hills near San Javier, were moving away. Our family had fallen in love with Chile […]

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rosa mosqueta > essential oil

rosa mosqueta/rosehip Rosa mosqueta [rosehip] grows wild on the farm and is very hardy, yielding profuse quantities of fruit which we harvest.  The seeds of the fruit are separated and processed to make an intense rich coloured oil known to be an excellent healer when applied to the skin.  The body of the fruit is […]

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the other rose

Wild roses grow in every corner of Fundo Meza. They have a soft sweet fragrance that delights the senses very unexpectedly – they do not look like cultivated roses – from their bushy spot. End of Summer/Autumn the flower’s remains turn into rose hips or rosa mosqueta which are seed pods rich in nutrients with […]

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