Help with sustainable agriculture in the Galapagos, Ecuador



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  • Beschreibung


    This is a farm aiming to accomplish resilient agriculture and demonstrate the unique
    challenges the Galapagos Islands face in order to realize local sustainable food production, can indeed
    be overcome. It is also a school with a gender focus. It all looks to expand local clean production in
    order to contribute to the islands’ food security, soil conservation and regeneration, reduced emissions
    while creating opportunities for self-empowerment and strengthening community based solutions.
    The farm
    was founded and is led by Karina Bautista, an environmental scientist specialized in sustainable food systems.
    Karina works with her husband, Daniel Sotomayor Gallardo, second generation Galapaguenian. We
    believe working on food sovereignty and sustainable agriculture is a fundamental contribution to the
    realization of long-term sustainability and conservation of Galapagos’ ecosystems.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Previous Volunteers have come for learning agroecology practices. This is a great place to learn hands on. We are applying biointensive sustainable farming methods and love for our volunteers to treat this place also as a hands on agroecology school. Moreover volunteers will share with a four generation Galapaguenian family (among the founding families in Galapagos), and be part of our project to demonstrate sustainable living alternatives are possible in Galapagos. Our project includes bioconstruction with bamboo.

  • Arbeit


    We need help with overall farming tasks. We are at a research/experimentation phase and so need help particularly with establishing new areas as crops and/or edible forest. Hard work is a common part of our daily work and we start really early. If you are not a morning person or have back/physical injuries/ills this is most probably not the place for you. If you dislike humidity, this is definitely not the place for you.

    We always welcome bioconstruction enthusiasts, and if you are particularly creative in the kitchen, we are looking for help to innovate with the farm's produce. We love those who are keen (and have the skill) to help us maintain/fix old structures.

    We only take volunteers that can stay for a minimum of 4 weeks and give preference to those that can stay longer. We LOVE receiving couples!

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    English: Fließend
    Spanish: Fließend
    Portuguese: Fließend

  • Unterkunft


    Independent house with bathroom and kitchen. House is very old and is not luxurious but has all that is needed. Hot water, cooking gas, clean linens (and we can wash them too as needed), mosquito net, and drinking water provided. House has two rooms and multiple beds so it may be shared with more volunteers. Stay includes some/limited vegetables from the farm for volunteers to cook with. We don't provide meals. Please be aware that this is a tropical location so insects and geckos are common intruders in the house, and there is a lot of humidity. We try our best so that volunteers feel good at our farm, but it is not possible for us to provide cleaning service, laundry service, towels, and new bedding for all volunteers. This is a humble accommodation, and so is our lifestyle.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    Galapagos is great to explore on your Free time. We are flexible so volunteers can Travel to other islands, dive or explore the island's more remote places. Tortoise watching, surfing, Diving, biking and fishing trips are among the many possibilities.

    We're 8km away from main town Puerto Ayora connected via a great bike route. We're in walking distance to public transportation that costs as little as 0,50$ or 4$ for a Taxi.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal


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    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 654895453658