Permaculture farm and Glamping site near Sayulita Mexico

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Mexico

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi All, ready for a real experience?

    We invite you to join us (Jacqueline and Alwart) to grow our permaculture farm in the jungle in Nayarit, Mexico.

    We have the passion of becoming fully selfsustainable, and one of our passions is to share the knowledge we have gathered with people interested in the same topic.

    At our project "Hoja de Pluma" we have a few chickens for egg production, we have a pond with tilapia fish that we use for our own consumption at the farm, we have more that 30 varieties of fruit trees (some of them are still growing...few years will go until the start fruiting), and we are now working in growing mushrooms, we are stablishing vermicomposting systems as well as some small scale aquaponics. There is always something fun to work with,combined with other things not as fun like turning the compost or making new piles. To SEE this you can look for us in social media.

    We look for people with energy to work and to ask questions, as what we want is that this experience can bring you closer to your nature. We also require people who can live in community and can clean after themselves. You will be asked to help the equivalent of maximum 25 hours per week.

    From San Ignacio you can move to San Pancho, Sayulita, Punta de Mita or Puerto Vallarta.

    Minimum stay is of at least one month (30 days). The minimum stay is for you to be able to be involved in a project and hopefully get to see it from start to finish. It also helps us to program a better agenda as we know we can count on you for a longer period of time.

    Shorter stays are accepted under request but will have a cost of $500 pesos (aprox 29 usd) per week per person. Please have that in mind when you make your request.

    If you have any other questions let us know.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    There will be plenty of time to interexchange with us, other volunteers or guest in and around the farm. Help on the farm and understand permaculture, spend time in the jungle and enjoy the close by towns like Sayulita and San Pancho that are hot spots for surfing.

  • Help

    Help

    Watering of the plants, making the garden beds ready, making compost piles, harvesting, natural construction, weeding, etc

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Spanish, Dutch

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Two bedroom house with several beds, a compostable toilet, shower and a kitchen. We have a little solar panel that will provide energy to charge your phone and your laptop. You will be provided with basic food so you will need to cook for yourself at least one time a day, you are also allowed to eat from what we grow in the farm.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Beside the permaculture farm, we are building a glamping project the first tents are up but... way more cool things to build. From art to construction you name it! We also have some earthship inspired proyects comming up!

    FOR YOUR INFORMATION

    We are a drug and alcohol free house.

    Sorry, NO PETS

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    What to do locally:

    The Bay of Banderas with surfing, boogie boarding, wind surfing, surf kiting, fishing, turtle egg laying watch, hiking, local markets, artisans, Huichol Indian crafts, sailing and whale watching (November till April).

  • 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

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week










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