Ecological Farm school (Spanish-meditation-Permaculture) in GUATAPE, Colombia

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  • Description

    Description

    This farm is a farm school (Spanish, Meditation and Permaculture) and family project, especially in these tropical and sub-tropical areas where everythig grows easily. We want to generate a variety of products, services and knowledge for our group and also to provide a model of sustainable agriculture. Also, we teach Spanish along with Meditation and Permaculture. This model also reduce the cost of external inputs and labor by promoting internal cycles and synergies in the agro-ecological systems, while enhancing water management and organic matter, energy and biodiversity.

    And therefore, we want to integrate this system gradually to live more and more self-sustainability and remove ourselves from dependence on a single product: oil. so, we consume as much from our gardens to reduce the oil consumption.

    We are looking for:

    1) One volunteer (Male or female) that has experience teaching Yoga and Meditation (dont need to be certify but experience).. If you like yoga and can teach in our farm, this position is for you. We are looking for volunteers who can teach yoga and meditation and willing to experience the farm as well.

    We need one person (not two) and this position is open for yoga teachers ONLY.

    2) One Volunteer (Male) can help for one week on the farm.

    This person must have experience working on farms, have healthy lifestyle (non smokers preferred).

    We provide food and accommodation in exchange of 5 hours of work for 5 days.

    Please remember this is a farm.. the help includes to work with animals, manure and all that concerns a farm.. If you are open to learn what farming means, please apply for the volunteer position.

    This is not a place for free food and accomodation. It is a true connection with nature and our great community.

    La finca es un nuevo proyecto ecológico y familiar, especialmente en estas zonas tropicales y sub-tropicales donde es más fácil sembrar, queremos generan una gran variedad de productos, servicios y conocimientos para nuestro grupo y también para dar un modelo de sustenibilidad agrícola. Éste modelo también reducen el gasto de insumos externos y de mano de obra al promover los ciclos internos y sinergias en el sistema agro ecológico, al tiempo que potencian el manejo del agua y de materia orgánica, de la energía y de la bio diversidad.

    Y por esto, nosotros queremos integrarnos a este sistema gradualmente para vivir mas y mas la auto sostenible y desligarnos de la dependencia de un solo producto: El petróleo.

    Estamos buscando:

    1) Un o una voluntario (a) que tenga experiencia enseñando Yoga y Meditación (no necesita certificación pero experiencia enseñando) . si te gusta el Yoga y crees que puedes enseñarnos en nuestra granja, esta posición es para ti. Debes hablar Inglés para poder enseñar.

    Necesitamos UNA (no dos personas) Esta posición es para personas que puedan enseñar yoga SOLAMENTE

    2) Un voluntario (Hombre) que quiera ayudarnos por una semana en la granja.

    Debe tener experiencia trabajando en granjas con un estilo de vida saludable (Sin hábito de fumar)

    Nosotros proveemos alimentación y alojamiento a cambio de 5 horas de trabajo por 5 días.

    Nuestra granja no es un lugar solo para obtener alimentación y alojamiento. Es un lugar de conexión con la naturaleza y la comunidad.

    Recuerde que el voluntariado es en una granja, esto requiere trabajar con animales, estiércol y todo lo requerido en una granja.. si estas abierto a aprender de que se trata, puedes aplicar--Estaos buscando gente entusiasta que quiera ser parte del lugar con amor.. no buscamos en ningún momento personas que necesitan un lugar donde vivir gratis..

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers can meet the farm friends .. the farm friends are people who like our agroecological process and who speak Spanish and English .. they can take you to know the area, to try authentic food of the region and invite you to do different activides colombians do.

  • Help

    Help

    Our exchange is based onsupporting our agro ecological process and more than help, it's a opportunity to learn to plant organically and live in comunity for at least one week.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish/English/French

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    it is a share and clean dorm.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers should be aware that it is a farm to learn to plant, contemplate and be more connected with nature .. here, we value the silence in order to appreciate the sounds of birds, crickets and all the animals that live around ... in no time the farm is a place to party, drink alcohol or do other activities not related to organic planting. It is a place with lots of harmony.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week


































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