Help on a Permaculture Farm on an Island off Honduras.

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  • Description

    Description

    Small starting-up Permaculture farm in Utila, Honduras.
    Kristina is a web designer who got tired of the rat race and moved to Honduras to live off-grid and grow her on food.
    Volunteers with no experience welcome - special interest in volunteers with previous farming experience.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farming
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Help

    Help

    Volunteer work consists of planting, weeding, daily farm maintenance, small construction projects.
    Work days: Monday-Friday 7am-11am (wakeup time 6am), Breakfast & dinner provided.
    Minimum stay 2 weeks.
    I have many food bearing trees planted for 5 years, but they are not yet producing food. I currently need to do a lot of planting and could use the help.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, some Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Housing is provided in the house in a guest bedroom - limited privacy.
    There are always bugs on the island - mosquitoes, sand flies, etc. The house is very open - there is a sandfly net on the guest bed. I do occasionally have scorpions and tarantulas inside the house.
    I have 1 cat and 1 dog.
    I do not currently have running water and limited electricity (small solar panel, no wifi), composting toilet.
    3km (1.5 miles) outside of town, bicycles available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers should bring work clothes - lightweight pants, lightweight long sleeved shirt, boots/closed toe shoes, bug repellent (the sand flies can get really bad).
    Utila offers many tourist activities to enjoy on your days off including diving, snorkeling, mini golf, kayaking etc.

    A tourist visa for Honduras is given when you enter the country - it is good for 90 days. - Unless you are coming in from one of the CA4 countries (Guatemala, El Salvador or Nicaragua), a visa is only good for 90 days for all 3 countries, a legal 1 month visa for the mentioned countries can be obtained legally on island for about 450 Lempiras (contact me for additional visa questions.

    For meals not provided: if you have a chance to get groceries in La Ceiba - do - food is 1/2 the cost on the mainland. I do not have a refrigerator.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Volunteering hours expected

    4 hours per day (7a-11a) Monday- Friday, Breakfast & Dinner provided on work days


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Host ref number: 671479338419

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