Learn sustainable permaculture, vegan life or teach Yoga in our farm school in Guatape, Colombia

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Hola. We are a VEGAN farm school (Spanish, Yoga, Meditation, Vegan cooking courses and Permaculture-organic farming)
    Especially in these tropical and sub-tropical areas where everythig grows easily, we want to generate a variety of products, services and knowledge for our group and also to provide a model of sustainable agriculture. Also, we offer course in our farm school. This model also reduce the cost of external inputs and labor by promoting internal cycles and synergies in the agro-ecological systems, while enhancing water management and organic matter, energy and biodiversity.

    And therefore, we want to integrate this system gradually to live more and more self-sustainability and remove ourselves from dependence on a single product: oil. so, we consume as much from our gardens to reduce the oil consumption.


    We are looking for 3 positions: 1 yoga and meditation teacher, 1 motivated and positive person and 1 carpenter

    We need One of each possition.

    1) One volunteer (Male or female) that has experience teaching yoga and guiding meditation (don´t need to be certified but experienced).. If you like teaching yoga and is able to guide meditation in our farm, this position is for you. We are looking for volunteers who is willing to experience the farm as well.

    This experience is 5 hours and 30 mnts per day in exchange of 3 vegan meals and accommodation for 5 DAYS if all goes well, we can extend your stay

    Schedule
    - 6:00 am to 6:30 am morning task
    - 6:30 am to 8:00 am teaching yoga and meditation
    9:00 am to 12:00 pm working in the garden
    - 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm farm task

    The exchange does not include any of the courses but, very affordable prices for volunteers.

    2) One positive and motivated healthy person can help us on the farm for 5 days If all goes well, we will extend your stay

    This position is to help us at the farm. This includes working with animals, manure, cutting wood, gardening, planting, harvesting, etc.

    no smoking person please!!!!

    We provide food (3 meals) and accommodation for 5 days. This experience is 5 hours and 30 mnts per day.

    Schedule
    - 6:00 to 8:00 am helping with the animals and working in the garden
    - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm working in the garden
    -4:30 pm to 5:00 pm farm task

    The position is 5 days

    Please remember this is a farm.. the help includes to work with animals, manure and all that concerns a farm.. If you are open to learn what farming means, please apply for the volunteer position.

    The exchange does not include any of the courses but, very affordable prices for volunteers.


    3) a nice carperter can help us repairing multple construtions in the garden and helping us building a new community proyect up in the mountain.

    We provide food (3 meals) and accommodation for 5 days. This experience is 5 hours and 30 mnts per day

    La finca es un proyecto (Yoga, Ingles, cocina vegana, granja orgánica y Permacultura, especialmente en estas zonas tropicales y subtropicales donde es más fácil sembrar, queremos generan una gran variedad de productos, servicios y conocimientos para nuestro grupo y también para dar un modelo de sostenibilidad agrícola. Éste modelo también reducen el gasto de insumos externos y de mano de obra al promover los ciclos internos y sinergias en el sistema agro ecológico, al tiempo que potencian el manejo del agua y de materia orgánica, de la energía y de la biodiversidad.

    Y por esto, nosotros queremos integrarnos a este sistema gradualmente para vivir mas y mas la auto sostenible y desligarnos de la dependencia de un solo producto: El petróleo.

    Estamos buscando 3 posiciones: profesor@ de yoga, una persona motivada y positiva y un carpintero

    1) Un o una voluntario (a) que tenga experiencia enseñando Yoga y Meditación (no necesita certificación pero si experiencia enseñando y mejor si es bilingue). si te gusta el Yoga y crees que puedes enseñarnos en nuestra granja, esta posición es para ti. La oportunidad es POR5 DIAS y si todo continua como es, podemos extender.

    Ofrecemos 3 comidas veganas y alojamiento a cambio de 5 horas y 30 mnts de trabajo cada dia.

    Horario:

    - 6:00 am to 6:30 tarea matutina
    - 6:30 am to 8:00 am clase yoga y meditacion
    - 9:30 am to 12:00 pm trabajo en la huerta
    -4:00 pm to 4:30 pm trabajo de la tarde

    Los cursos que ofrecemos en la granja no están incluidos en el voluntariado pero son muy faborables para los voluntarios


    2) un volunti@ positivo y saludable que no fueme y que nos quiera ayudar en las labores de la granja desde el domingo a las 3 pm hasta el viernes despues del desayuno


    El intercambio es una cama en habitacion compartida y 3 comidas veganas por 5 horas y 30 mnts de trabajo cada dia


    Horario:

    - 6:00 am to 8:00 am tareas en la granja
    - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm trabajo en la huerta
    -4:00 pm to 4:30 pm trabajo de la tarde

    Si todo marcha bien, estamos abiertos a extender la estadia

    3) un buen carpintero que nos ayude en las reparaciones de las construcciones, en trabajos en la granja en general y nos ayude en la continuidad de una comunidad que estamos construyendo en las mantañas mas arriba de la granja

    El intercambio es una cama en habitacion compartida y 3 comidas veganas por 5 horas y 30mnt de trabajo cada dia por 5 dias

    Recuerde que el voluntariado es en una granja, esto requiere trabajar con animales, estiércol y todo lo requerido en una granja.. si estas abierto a aprender de que se trata, puedes aplicar--Estaos buscando gente entusiasta que quiera ser parte del lugar con amor.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism

  • 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

    Volunteers can meet the farm friends .. our vegan life...the farm friends are people who like our agroecological process and who speak Spanish and English .. they can take you to know the area, to try authentic food of the region and invite you to do different activides colombians do.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    Our exchange is based on supporting our agro ecological process and more than help, it's a opportunity to learn to plant organically and live vegan in comunity for at least one week.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: 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

    Accommodation

    it is a shared and clean dorm.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers should be aware that it is a farm to learn to plant, contemplate and be more connected with nature .. here, we value the silence in order to appreciate the sounds of birds, crickets and all the animals that live around ... in no time the farm is a place to party, drink alcohol or do other activities not related to organic planting. It is a place with lots of harmony.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We offer a farm space for digital nomads, however, he or she may provide their own internet through their cell phones.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Spanish practice-Yoga-vegan food We offer overlanding space for maximum two campervans or travel vehicles. We don’t charge for parking, but since this is farm school we would like you to join us sharing meals and quality time in this quiet and clean air environment. We offer hot shower, homegrown medicinal herb tea, organic produce from our garden and locally grown coffee. We have no wi-fi available, because our aim is to create a space without the excessive use of mobile phones, tablets, etc. and promote more human interactivity. There is free Wi-fi near by the hostel. During meals it is strictly no phones. In case of needing the use of internet there are other hostels nearby that do offer internet access and it is a short trip to town.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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