A Small Organic goat and sheep farm in the rolling hills of Xico, Mexico 1 month minimum stay please

Country

Mexico

Favourited 296 times


  • rating

    Host rating

  • feedbacks

    Feedback

    2  

  • last activity

    Last activity

    29/04/2020

  • facebook friends

    Nº of Facebook friends

    413

  • Badges

    Facebook verified
 
  2020 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • Description

    Description

    Hi,
    We have a farm with goats, sheep,horses, chickens and terraced gardens. We are there from Tuesday to Friday to give guidance...the rest of the time there are two cowboys that work there everyday, they speak only Spanish.

    Its nestled in the cloud forest and is straight out of a storybook! We offer rustic camping in Gomes which are like light weight yurts on the land in exchange 5 hrs a day.
    we are terracing, trail making and building a treehouse soon!
    Some basic Foods are provided by us such as beans, tortillas, rice, eggs and cheese and some fruit to be prepared by you.

    Really if you believe you can help this small organic farm ...bring it up, then Its quite an opportunity to live and learn everything from Spanish to permaculture, soil conservation, animal care and alternative building.

    However if you just need a free place to stay and aren't really interested in farming....This isnt it! We are a hard working family doing it right in third world conditions. So Make it count!

    We are looking for folks that can commit for at least 1 month and aren't addicts of anything but the good life.
    Serious inquiries only and expect a skype meeting to see if we connect Well.
    Light,
    Harmony and Jai

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • 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

    Xico is a beautiful Mexican town with cobblestone roads and donkeys...people are nice here, food is excellent your sure to get some spanish with a bit of older hippie mysticism thrown in.

  • Help

    Help

    New project starting in one month so February 15th, 2019!!! ...we are beginning to get our farm headed towards biodynamic and food forest. We are working with an amazing man with lots of experience in biodynamics it is our hope to get together around 8 enthusiastic workawayers to start on key lines. And each month move on to the next stage in creating A biodynamic farm. This could easily be a course that people would pay big bucks to learn. Here we will feed you and house you in hopes of everyone learning! yay!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We Live mostly in the town of Xico our farm is up the hill about 15 min drive away.
    The cheese and chocolate are made here in our house in town with the goat milk brought daily on horseback from our farm and a few others nearby. I say this so you will understand that they are two projects separated by a bit of distance.
    At the farm we have just completed a sweet little farm house so there is a nice place to stay. there are many goats and sheep and much tree planting and gardening. We go up to the farm a few times a week and there are a few farm cowboys to work with. Also my aging father in law is interested in coming up to work on the nearby gardens and supervise a few days a week. So there is a place, food, guidance and work. But also a bit of solitude. right now there are two work awayers camping there and seems they are happy but perhaps they will travel on in a week or two. So if all of this sounds agreeable to you then by all means come see us.
    Light,
    Harmony

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Xico beautiful mexican town, great alternative community, organic markets on saturday!

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week



Host ref number: 765292379213