Help a family farm harvesting cocoa, citrus, avocado and more in Orinoquía, Colombia



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  • Description


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    We are a family that lives in the rural area of ​​Granada Meta, our farm has a variety of crops that safeguard our food security and also our economy; The crops we have are cocoa, citrus, avocado, coconut, papaya, banana, banana, yucca, chontaduro, tomato, paprika, among others. On the other hand we raise chickens, ducks, and cows. Here you can have the experience of learning and interacting with cocoa from the harvest, processing and processing of cocoa derivatives such as table chocolate and chocolate. Here you can learn to make homemade gardens, harvest variety of fruits and seeds. The region in which we live is very attractive due to the variety of fauna and flora due to the ecosystem that surrounds us (piedemonte llanero) here on the farm we have a wildlife corridor such as the Palmerie Bear, Mico Maicero, Parrots, Toucans and other species that They enrich our landscape. In addition, this is the step that leads to the municipality of La Macarena where the Macarena mountain range is located, and the 7-color spout is located in the Macarena mountain range. Also, here it goes to the department of Guaviare, an exuberant place in landscapes since that is where the Amazonian begins.

    Nosotros somos una familia que vivimos en el área rural de Granada Meta, nuestra finca cuenta con variedad de cultivos que salvaguarda nuestra seguridad alimentaria y además nuestra economía; los cultivos con los que contamos son cacao, cítricos, aguacate, coco, papaya, banano, platano, yuca, chontaduro, tomate, pimentón entre otros. Por otro lado criamos gallinas, pollos, patos, y vacas. Aquí podrás tener la experiencia de aprender e interactuar con el cacao desde la cosecha, procesamiento y elaboración de derivados del cacao como el chocolate de mesa y chocolatina. Aquí podrás aprender hacer huertas caseras, cosechar variedad de frutos y semillas. Por otra parte La región en la que vivimos es muy atractiva por la variedad de fauna y flora por el ecosistema que nos rodea (piedemonte llanero) aquí en la finca tenemos un corredor de fauna muy importante ya que por allí transitan especies como el oso palmero, mico maicero, loros, tucanes y otras especies que enriquecen nuestro paisaje. Además este es el paso que conduce al municipio de la macarena donde se encuentra la serranía de la macarena y caño cristales el caño de los 7 colores, también por aquí se va al departamento del Guaviare lugar exuberante en paisajes ya que es donde comienza la amazónica.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Elderly Companionship
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    Here you can learn from the llanera culture, in agriculture issues and to eat typical dishes of the region to listen to the typical music and dances that characterize our culture; You will also learn how to milk a cow and other care, knead horses and other care and you can explore the magical landscapes that surround us.
    You will learn local construction techniques with environmental materials.

    Aquí podrás aprender de la cultura llanera, en temas de agricultura y a comer platos típicos de la región a escuchar la música típica y bailes que caracterizan nuestra cultura; también aprenderás como ordeñar una vaca y demás cuidados, amasar caballos y otros cuidados y podrás explorar los mágicos paisajes que nos rodean.
    Aprenderás técnicas locales de construcción con materiales del entorno.

  • Help


    Sowing, support and harvest
    Animal Care
    Garden care and maintenance
    Elaboration of artistic murals and decoration
    Management in informatics to support social project processes association of women and aqueduct veredal
    Bio construction

    Siembra, sostenimiento y cosecha
    Cuidado de animales
    Cuidado y mantenimiento de jardines
    Elaboración de murales artísticos y decoración
    Manejo en informática para apoyar procesos de proyecto social asociación de mujeres y acueducto veredal
    Bio construcción

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent

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

  • Accommodation


    It is a rural inn, a shared room with bed is assigned, camping is also optional, there is a bathroom, kitchen, fridge and laundry area (no washing machine) TV

    Es una posada rural, se le asigna un cuarto compartido con cama, también es opcional camping, hay baño, cosína, nevera y área de lavandería (no lavadora) televisión

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Here you can enjoy in your free time in various ways, enter you are hiking in the mountains, take a bath in the river or enjoy the peace and tranquility of the place. On the other hand, they can take walks to Serca municipalities such as remoteness, San Juan de Arama, plateaus, Vista Hermosa, Uribe, San Martin, Acacias; in which you will find museums of indigenous archeology, incredible natural destinations, waterfalls, natural pools, large rivers, llanera music festivals

    Aquí podrás disfrutar en tu tiempo libre de diversas maneras, entres estás dar caminatas por el monte, dar un baño en el río o disfrutar de las paz y tranquilidad del lugar. Por otro lado podrán dar paseos a municipios serca os como lejanías, San Juan de arama, mesetas, Vista hermosa, la Uribe, San martin, acacias; en los cuales encontrarás museos de arqueología indígena, destinos naturales increíbles, cascadas, piscinas naturales, grandes ríos, festivales de música llanera

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 horas día, 5 días a la semana

Host ref number: 652987248688