Help at an ecologic camping and permaculture project in Patagonia

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Chile

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 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Cristián, im 29 years old and im from Patagonia, after some years travelling and living in differents countries i decided that i wanted to have a sustainable way of living, thats why on 2016 i started a permaculture (sustainable way of living and agriculture) project located on a 7 hectares land next to the town of Puerto Guadal, a tiny beautiful town on the cost of a huge lake in the aysen region, 2 hours by bus from "chile chico" in chilean Patagonia. The first step of the project was to open an ecologic camping wich is already running, this year we go for the third season. a lot of travellers visited us last year and i was surprised by the reactions of the peole towards the idea of the camping. the campsites are located in the middle of the forest and every one have a nice private space, we have a common area with a kitchen, we have dry toilets, we use renewable energies and we manage our waste, the idea is that the traveller leave no trace in patagonia while staying with us. we also have a greenhouse and garden where we produce organic food for ourselves and the campers and we go once a week to a little market in town where we sell some of our veggies. We also have some animals and we are experimenting the whole time with permaculture techniques! Come and have a look!

  • 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

    you will be inmerse on a place that convines the local culture with the world culture. you will be able to learn or to practice your spanish if you want (we speak english too) , you will learn different things from permaculture. I am also really interested on learning from the volunteers, im on the process of becoming a farmer so i have a lot to learn. Every day we finish the day having a beer and talking of how nice life is...

  • Help

    Help

    we need help taking care of the camping , with the greenhouse and garden, using different machines to cut some invacives species on the land, cooking sometimes, farm duties in general. im looking for entusiastic and proactive people that loves nature and want to have a really good time in patagonia.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    spanish, english, german

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    sleeping in tents in the camping, includes breakfast and lunch. we hope we finish the volunteer house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    there are many activities to do arround the place so on your free time you would be able to visit amazing places! we do kayaking and rock climbing sometimes so you can join us when we are going.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    max 25 - while staying here you will be one of us, so some times we have easy going days and other time we have longers days of work!

Door to the forest
Building the deck with friends
The land
Arround town
My house and reception
Deck at the camping
Ecologic bathrooms
Kayaking Chelenko or general carrera lake
One of the camping sites
Campsites
Host ref number: 479169234158