Costa Rica farm stay; Learn permaculture, kung fu, yoga and how to grow food in San Vito

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  2018 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿž๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒด๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿฒ๐ŸŒบ

    ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท no visa needed for you to enter
    costa rica for the first 90 days.

    We are creating a new permaculture farm in San Vito Costa Rica, which is all about love, doing good and exercising as much as possible by practising kung fu, yoga, dancing and what other beautiful arts our volunteers teach.

    The farm is set up to help you learn to share, by being more independent by cooking for yourself and eating healthy, exercising, meditating, cleaning for yourself and growing your own farm food.

    This farm was started by Giovanni an Italian born in Australia and his friend Ariel a Mexican from New York , they met in China years ago at one of China's best martial arts schools and they both share a passion for kung fu!


    We have free coconuts ๐ŸŒด all year and depending on the season different free fruits ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿand veggies.

    ๐Ÿ” We have chickens that lay free eggs daily to share!
    ๐Ÿณ

    We have lots of cows ๐Ÿฎ and coffee trees around the farm.

    Saturday nights we have a potluck dinner with different themes and everyone makes a plate of food to share, examples Chinese food, Italian, Mexican, Arabic and the list goes on.

    We URGENTLY need people with PERMACULTURE experience to helpout by volunteering to teach about harvesting.

    We need help creating more garden beds of free veggies and fruits enough to feed around 14 people all year!

    We sometimes have free basic Permaculture lessons, basic Spanish lessons, free basic Kung fu and free basic Yoga classes, it all depends on your travel dates. You need to confirm why you are coming to stay with us, to make sure we can help each other.

    Terms
    ... you agree to switch off your bedroom light when you shower and save power as much as possible.
    .. need to be able to cook and clean.
    .. room and spaces need to stay clean at all times, otherwise you will be asked to leave.

    ..๐Ÿ‘ซ couples and friends sleep in different bedrooms. Sorry, No noise in bedrooms. Our bedrooms are not private you are offered a bed only in a shared bedroom.
    Families and friends sleep apart in different rooms.

    .. when you use books and dishes they need to be returned to their place straight after use.
    .. when it is your turn to clean the bathrooms you need to do a good job!!

    ..We have a smoking area that you need to respect and use the ash tray.

    ..Please bring your own food, ๐Ÿž cooking oils, hygiene products and toilet paper.

    If you prefer to camp we have space for tents so bring your gear.

    We speak Spanish which is also great to learn,

    San Vito Costa Rica ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท
    has lots of interesting places to visit,
    the botanical gardens,
    hot springs, bull riding events.

    35 minutes to Panama by bus ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ to buy cheap shopping tax free, no visa needed to shop.This place is like another world to see.

    No movie cinemas, no malls, just real Costa Rica tico life experiences, very safe and good transportation! ๐ŸšŒ

    Consideration for others is very important and we want to focus on doing good always.

    We do not allow your friends, family or others to visit the farm. You need an active workaway.info account to apply to visit.

    Pura vida

    ๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ”๐Ÿท๐Ÿ›๐Ÿž๐Ÿœ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿฒ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒด

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿน๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿป๐Ÿผ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿท

    We need help with:
    permaculture
    cleaning
    maintenance
    painting
    planting flowers ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ’
    feeding the chickens
    watering the plants
    planting the seedling
    cleaning the house
    cleaning the farm
    cooking your own meals
    planting fruit trees and veggies from the green house out onto the farm Fridays.

    Sometimes volunteers are free to do what they like around the farm to help improve the place. As long as it is safe and others agree.

    All volunteers are equal when it comes to looking after the farm. No pressure!

    Please feel free to contact us anytime if you have questions.

    ๐ŸŒฑ ๐ŸŒฒ โ˜€๏ธ ๐ŸŒด ๐Ÿฆ โ˜”๏ธ ๐ŸŒ

    Thank you!

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    ๐Ÿง๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿค๐Ÿง๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿค๐Ÿง๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿค

    The farm is located at 2900 feet above sea level and we have many wild colorful birds flying around the house daily and monkeys from time to time.
    It is like living in a zoo.

    It's REALLY an amazing place to sleep with nature, sometimes the house is filled with clouds as we are so high up in the mountains.

    Learn to meditate and grow your own food. Eat coconuts and see how much fun farm life can be!

    ๐ŸŒฟThank you!!!!๐ŸŒฑ

    ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‡๐ŸŒฝ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ“

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    French, Spanish and English.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ

    4 star new accommodation,
    all rooms have comfortable beds.

    ๐Ÿ‘ซ couples and friends sleep in different bedrooms. No noise in bedrooms. No private rooms are availabe, our rooms are public dorms, safe, quite and clean.

    We have a lounge room and hammocks around the farm to relax.

    It's free accommodation to stay one week and volunteer here, meals are not provided, you are welcome to what we produce and grow. Eggs , coconuts ๐ŸŒด, bananas ๐ŸŒ, avocado etc, when available!



    Please send feedback of your thoughts,
    its ok to be honest.

    ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒผPURA VIDA!๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒป

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Time off would be to go to the beach or supermarket by local bus and see local culture.

    San Vito has many restaurants and very friendly ticos.

    THANK YOU very much to workaway.info for helping us find amazing people.

    God bless!!!

    ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ€๐Ÿฒ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒด๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿ„

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    3 hours a day, max 15 hours/week

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