Volunteers welcome to help in little farm in Veracruz, Mexico

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Mexico

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Hey everyone :)

    We are a small farm.

    You can be really helpfull in here and also share some good moments.

    We require gentle souls to help us with general gardening, harvest & bamboo work.

    We have bamboo, coconut palm threes, lemon, starfruit and some other fruits.
    At the farm we have our beautiful chicken & their eggs, always trying to grow them with love and being respectful with mother nature.

    We are located in Medellín De Bravo, Veracruz (14 has), 15 minutes near from the touristic Port of Veracruz and Boca del Rio. Come and show us something from your home, we will show you ours.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn how we work in the farm, If this is the first time for you and want to learn how to work on a farm, we can guide you.

    Our local food and music. Your spanish will improve here, we are patience and encourage you to speak in spanish, but help you to undestand in english. My neighbors and locals are always curious - friendly and will try to get a picture with you, or try to talk to you (this area has not many foreigners) if you want to explore outside the farm and talk to people, go to the local restaurants and stores.

    Minimum stay of 2 weeks.

  • Help

    Help

    Activities are most of all active work:
    Gardening & landscaping.
    Bamboo work: harvest, cutting, preserve, storage.
    Harvest fruits & eggs.
    Animal care: chickens & dogs.

    Anyone can do this! If you don’t know how I can teach you.

    Volunteer with us!
    Work 25 hours/5 days per week.
    You will stay with us at the farm, and enjoy 3 meals per day in exchange.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The farm is surrounded by nature. In your spare time you can have a calm, peaceful rest. You will have time to relax, read, learn something new, think, write and such. If you are looking for party you can do it at Veracruz and Boca Del Rio cities, the are located bars, discoteques and restaurants with lots of night life.

    * House for volunteers only (currently without power electricity)
    * Camping area, bring your tent. (I have one in case you need it, if available)

    A large kitchen to eat together. Enjoy our local food :)
    The Jamapa river is located a few steps from the farm, you can enjoy.

    Please bring your personal needs such as sleeping bag, shampoo, soap, mosquitoes repellent, medicines. Since we are located in a rural area there’s not much pharmacy or supermarkets around, (the nearest is "SORIANA MERCADO EL TEJAR" if you want to google it) try to buy things in your arrival day at Veracruz city.

    There's a local restaurant and small convenience store near us, you can go walking. At the restaurant they cook tamales and antojitos, very local. At the store they have groceries, some fruits and vegetables, chips, cookies, candy ... and beer.

    Moderate alcohol consumption no problem.
    For smokers you are asked to take care of where to throw the cigar, only in the designated areas and container.
    We like to take care of the environment and we try to avoid pollution.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Saturday and Sunday you have free time to spare. You can spend relaxing at the farm, or visit the Port of Veracruz, and Boca del Río, travel to near cities such as Xalapa, Cordoba, Orizaba, Alvarado, Huatusco, Fortin de Las Flores, Papantla, Tajín (all of them 1-4 hours away by bus), rich in 'cultura veracruzana', pyramids & museums, Ruta del Café (coffe route), Ruta de la Vainilla (vanilla route) and more. You choose.

    There's a local bus stop at the main entrance of the farm, buses every hour, from 6:00 am - 6:00 pm). it will take you to the Central de Autobuses (Bus Station), Centro de Veracruz (Veracruz DownTown), las playas (beaches), and moore.

    Need extra money?
    If you are into artistic creations you can use your talent when you are off work to create bamboo crafts such as bamboo straws, candles, or you tell me :) maybe you can create with other elements we have here.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 days a week (max 25 hours)



Host ref number: 174184145842