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.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
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.
English, some Spanish
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 2 cats and 2 dogs.
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.
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
4 hours per day (7a-11a) Monday- Friday, Breakfast & Dinner provided on work days
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