Walking In Tentudia region brings you back to traditional agriculture: it is very common in vegetable gardens to grow cereals and also raise pigs. It is a combined cultivation of vegetable, cereal and fruit trees with the raising of cows, goats and pigs. Mules and donkeys are very important for vegetable gardens (work the land, waterwheel, transportation) and also a source of manure to sustain this agro-ecosystem. Potatoes, tomatos, vegetables, green beans,… are basic food for a healthy diet
It is also a singular characteristic of this small huertos to have legume boiler (“cocedero de altramuces”). This is a small circular oven made of stone where you boil this legume (altramuz) and take off the acid taste. They are in the huertos because they need enough water to boil, It is used to feed the pigs.
Permaculture and organic farming is perfectly represented through this traditional way of managing agriculture and livestock in this huerta agroecosystem. Walking around Tentudia region will allow you to learn these things that are nearly gone.