Agriculture is the main source of income in Curahuasi
The fields dominate the panorama of Curahuasi. Anise, flax seed, quinoa, corn, wheat, and potatoes are among the most important crops. But its just a matter of time until some of these areas will be covered with houses. At the edges of the city one can see this taking place in a rather wild and disorderly way. The biggest reason for this boom in construction is Hospital Diospi Suyana. Each year more families are moving to the area to be a part of the economic stimulus the hospital provides.
However, the steep slopes should remain green… or brown, depending on the season.