Designing and implementing our permaculture farm in Costa Rica

  • Costa Rica
  • Bisher 308 mal gespeichert
  • Letzte Aktivität: 04.02.2023

Verfügbarkeit

  2023 

 Geforderte Mindest-Aufenthaltsdauer:  mindestens 2 Wochen

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    A young permaculture farm located in the foothills of the Chirripó volcano in Costa Rica. Good place for relaxing and observing nature. The farm is not too far from a small pueblo so there is plenty of Costa Rican culture. We aspire to have an esticaly pleasing and productive farm as a demonstration for local population.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Gartenarbeiten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele
    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Geschlechtergleichstellung
    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

    There are opportunities for Spanish language learning and experiencing rural Costa Rican culture. Exchange organic gardening techniques and think about permaculture. Posible community tree planting activities.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    Landscaping design and implementation : Since this is a young endeavour design ideas in landscaping with edibles in the tropics would be a valuable assistance. Example of work would be discussing landscaping options. leading the implementation of layout. Mapping out plants. Work in the propagation shed propagating plants, improving germination/ emergence rates. pruning and shaping plants and of course weeding.
    Organic gardening, permaculture :
    design and implementation: This is a permaculture farm so help in permaculture based design for the pastures and orchards as well as relaxing spaces would be a valuable assistance. Help in implementing these designs., layout of plants, planting and weeding are all part of the job.

    This is a productive farm with a minimum income goal. We currently have goat milk products , and some fresh produce, dehydrated fruits and herbs. Help with production, Ideas for marketing, product development are all welcome.

    Major projects under contemplation.
    Upgrading the Rancho. This requires artistic, eco-building, interior design, and landscaping inputs. The goal is to have a unique and comfortable place to meet, stay and learn.
    Documenting the bio-diversity of the farm: This project will contribute to the national bio-diversity, and the learning goals. We will take images and identify the flora and fauna of the farm as well as creating information signs on the significant species.
    Grafting: This is to make a living fence and to create delicious citrus fruits.
    Major landscaping design and implementation Improvements to the pond.
    Bio-gas construction is completed. Inputs to design and implementation would be appreciated.

    Developing a community based tourism project is also on the agenda.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend
    Spanisch: Fließend
    Deutsch: Gute Kenntnisse
    Persian (Farsi): Gute Kenntnisse
    Französisch: Grundkenntnisse

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Separate guest house on the property for a couple or single person. Solar power, water from spring, with all the comforts including hot water and kitchen. Fresh food from farm when possible. You prepare your breakfast and dinner in your guest house and lunch with us at the house.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    People are friendly. We get our raw sugar locally produced and one can visit and learn about this process. We have a lady that makes famous tamales on a wood stove and one can visit there and learn with her. Horses and hiking both on the farm and off. Local horse shows and small festivals. There is bus service to the city and the beach.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    We have relatively good point to point internet both at the house and the workaway spot.

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    The road to the farm is rugged and particularly in the rain it requires 4 wheel drive.

  • Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Well behaved dogs. (We have chickens sheep and goats which are free range so /.... good behavior is a must).

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    Minimum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 762849516696

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