Nature has been our greatest inspiration here at FARM Rio for the past 23 years. We believe it is part of our duty help to protect nature and give back to the environment. This is why we have partnered with One Tree Planted to aid in reforestation efforts in the Amazon rainforest, the largest rainforest in the world and our home, and the Atlantic Forest. For each purchase on our website, in our stores and at other authorized retailers*, we donate the dollar amount equivalent to one tree to be planted.

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TREES DONATED

128,500

ONE TREE PLANTED

One Tree planted is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with a focus on global reforestation. They are an organization whose mission is to make it simple for people to give back to the environment — just by planting trees!

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THE PROJECT

We support various reforestation projects in the Amazon Rainforest and the Atlantic Forest, all of which we donate trees to through One Tree Planted. You can find more information about each individual project below.

BRAZILIAN AMAZON

This project promotes the recovery of soil cover with the implementation of Agroforestry Systems (SAFs) and the recovery of spring areas, using species of ecological and economic interest. To do so, the project supports producers served by SOS Amazônia in the municipalities of Tarauacá and Mâncio Lima, in Acre, and Guajará, in Amazonas, considering the expansion of previously installed SAFs units and the inclusion of new producers and communities. This initiative generates ecological, social and economic benefits for local communities, contributes to spring recovery and water quality, contributes to the diversification of the food source and helps to reduce pressure on the forest and maintain biodiversity.


DONATION: 30,000 trees
STATUS: Planting Season - 2021

PERUVIAN AMAZON

This project aims to restore degraded land in Lamas, San Martin and Alto Amazonas in Loreto, Peru. Its primary goal is to reduce forest fires, as well as increase the connectivity in forest patches, restore endemic wildlife habitats, recirculate nutrients and nectar for bees, prevent carbon sinks, grow economic income for producers, and increase the supply of non-timber forest products.


DONATION: 18.500 trees
STATUS: Planting season delayed due to COVID-19

ATLANTIC FOREST, Mantiqueira Mountains

The project aims to strengthen the activities of the Green Initiative in the Mantiqueira Mountains region - approximately 100 km from the city of São Paulo - where the institution works with several other partners, including NGOs such as The Nature Conservancy, World Resources Institute, WWF, as well as with local institutions and governments. This networking activity aims to establish sustainable and relevant projects for the region, especially in the implementation of native forest restoration projects, contributing to the increase of green infrastructure in a region of extreme environmental importance for the metropolitan regions of São Paulo and Campinas.


DONATION: 80,000 trees
STATUS: Planting season: 11/1/2020 to 3/31/2020

WHY PLANT TREES

Through their leaves and bark, trees suck up harmful pollutants and help clean the air we breathe. Their roots act like filters, removing pollutants and capturing rainwater which helps reduce the risk of natural disasters like floods and landslides. And they provide and provide habitat to over 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity. Forests provide jobs to over 1.6 billion people. They also can reduce overall temperature by absorbing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. And they provide key ingredients in 25% of all medicines.

FAQ

How do you determine what number of trees to donate?

For each purchase made in stores, online and at other retailers, we donate the dollar amount equivalent to one tree to be planted. Orders in which full returns are made do not count as a purchase.

What if a tree does not survive after planting?

The numbers we are sharing are based on the number of seedlings that were planted (or are to be planted in the upcoming planting season). Ensuring the survival and development of these seedlings is the sole and exclusive responsibility of the rural owners and farmers involved in theses project.

What is your tree donation initiative for wholesale partners?

For every 3 pieces ordered through our wholesale channel, we donated one tree to be planted.

How do I know where my tree will be planted?

Every year we select new projects to support in partenership with One Tree Planted, as listed above. Your tree will be planted in one of the areas designed in each project, depending on the timing and status of funding.

When will my trees be planted?

The time between your donation and the actual tree planting will vary depending on the region you have chosen and the time of year. Planting usually happens during the rainy season, when the soil provides optimum conditions for tree survival.