Help with nature tours and learn about the coffee process near Minca, Colombia

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Colombia

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  • Description

    Description

    Our farm is a proyect that searches to integrate organic coffee production in a big scale in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta with tourism we for support education and integration of communities around Minca, one of the the bigger ecotouristic centers of Colombia, we have the incredible opportunity make changes and keep the tradition of coffee growing and processing as it has been done for the last hundred.

    We are a famous coffee hacienda in the colombian caribbean region located at 6 Kilometers from Minca, is a special coffee farm, the oldest coffee company in the caribbean region, the machinery we use, dates from 1892 and is still going strong. It is one of the most efficient system using environmental resources, and at the same time a bigger organic coffee plantation registered in the Sierra Nevada.

    During the last years we integrated the alternative project in tourism to help us sustain the farm. Which in first place shows the process to the foreigner and we want to educate people to be more conscious with the environment and biodiversity of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta,
    Our tour offeres to show the special process, the history and qualities of our proyect of Colombian Coffee, special definition of coffee, in the procedure of production and process using the classical machinery from hundred twenty years ,a real coffee museum functioning approaching a original hidraulic force, gravity and air pressure.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Relation with different cultures of the world, posibilities to improve their language level, (english, spanish, french, german), know a real culture and coffee process, know the nature and enviroment, receive usually morning tours in the field for birding and nature guide to thoroughly understand our idea of conservation and sustainability,

  • Help

    Help

    We require a volunteer,who likes to deal with visitors, fluent english and spanish if possible, we need help in guiding tours, interest and passion for agriculture and share experiencies with our visitors and workers, easy to relate with a different cultures , options for integration at enviromental education and nature tours, our special interest is for an open mind with a real commitment with the help, appreciation for the culture, the history and the nature. our usual guides are university students of a rural area, so they need time to study.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    preferencia español e inglés.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private room, with internal bathroom, wi-fi connection, nice waether, 20-25 °C of temperature. electric connection 24 hours in the day, shared office, library and good coffe of the best quality avalible full time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our special priority is the knowledge ,interchange of different cultures and our tradition, special connection with the scientific function of a sustainably adaptation of the human development.

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week









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