the land of good people
Catucaba means “land of good people” in tupi-guarani, a Native American language. Fazenda Catucaba can be found in a part of Brazil that is nearly intact, surrounded by protected forests. Based out of what used to be a 450 hectare coffee farm, in the middle of a mountain range. The main house was built in 1850, and the descendants of its builders still inhabit these walls, protecting and caring for it.
1. fair pay & decent working conditions
2. jobs, education & equal opportunitie
3. human right
4. community, heritage & culture
5. wildlife, biodiversity & natural habitat
6. natural resources: water & energy
12. local sourcing
Bordered by the Serra do Mar State Park, there are many places to explore through hikes or on horseback. Cultural experiences like Cunha or Sao Luiz do Paraitinga present us with the traditions of country life, which are simple and meaningful. Partaking in mountain sports, taking a dip in the lake and catching the sunset from the top of the mountain are all ways to take in the beauty of the region and embrace one’s days at the Fazenda.