Help out with some projects in our mountain coffee plantation in Andina, Colombia

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Colombia

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    11/01/2021

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    I am a Coffee Grower, Coffee Taster and an entrepreneur, our farm is the project we are working for. I live in the middle of the Coffee Cultural Landscape 20 minutes from the city of Pereira, Risaralda. I enjoy meeting new cultures, exchanging anecdotes and sharing our coffee culture. My Mother is my Co-host. María is a coffee grower and passionate about coffee for more than 15 years, she manages coffee processes at Finca de Combia.

    We have a lot to do, we hope to see you soon!


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    Soy Caficultor, Catador de Café y emprendedor, nuestra finca es el proyecto por el que estamos trabajando. Vivo en medio del Paisaje Cultural Cafetero a 20 minutos de la ciudad de Pereira, Risaralda. Disfruto conocer nuevas culturas, intercambiar anécdotas y compartir nuestra cultura cafetera. Mi Madre es mi Coanfitriona. María es Caficultora y apasionada por el café desde hace más de 15 años, ella administra los procesos del café en la Finca de Combia.


    Tenemos mucho por hacer te esperamos pronto!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house

  • 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

    We will start the coffee trip to Finca Buenos Aires located 20 minutes from the Center or Matecaña de Pereira Airport. In the Vereda Erazo in Combia Alta, our family will welcome you to collect the sweet cherries and start the fascinating coffee process.

    What will we do?
    *️️️️️️ ️️️ Coffee collection, wet and depulped benefit
    *️️️️️️ ️️️Cafes with Processes: Double fermentation, natural and Honey
    *️️️️️️ ️️️ Dry Benefit: Elda House, Marquee and storage

    *️️️️️️ ️️️ Session of Catación: We will wake up your senses evaluating the attributes of the fragrance and the aroma of the coffee. We will taste 7 coffees with flavors and authentic qualities of our coffee region, identifying the residual flavor, acidity, body, sweetness, uniformity, balance and personal appreciation.

    *️️️️️️ ️️️Preparation in Chemex

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    Iniciaremos el viaje del café hacia la Finca Buenos Aires ubicada a 20 minutos del Centro o aeropuerto Matecaña de Pereira. En la Vereda Erazo en Combia Alta nuestra familia te dará la bienvenida para recolectar las dulces cerezas e iniciar el fascinante proceso del café.

    ¿Qué haremos?
    *️️️️️️️️️Recolección del café, beneficio húmedo y despulpado
    *️️️️️️️️️Cafés con Procesos: Doble fermentación, natural y Honey
    *️️️️️️️️️Beneficio Seco: Casa Elda, Marquesina y almacenamiento

    *️️️️️️️️️Sesión de Catación: Despertaremos tus sentidos evaluando los atributos de la fragancia y el aroma del café. Degustaremos 7 cafés con sabores y cualidades auténticas de nuestra región cafetera, identificando el sabor residual, acidez, cuerpo, dulzor, uniformidad, balance y apreciación personal.

    *️️️️️️️️️Preparación en Chemex

  • Help

    Help

    Our project started recently, the activities we have range from painting the walls of the farm, to making a path to practice Yoga, gardening, participate in the coffee process from the drying and selection of red cherries.

    Nuestro proyecto empezó hace poco, las actividades que tenemos van desde pintar las paredes de la Finca, hasta hacer un sendero para practicar Yoga, jardinería, participar en el proceso del café desde el secado y selección de las cerezas rojas.

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    *️️️️️️ ️️️ Shared room within the Family Estate (1 single bed, 1 double bed)
    *️️️️️️ ️️️3 Shared bathrooms (cold forest water)
    *️️️️️️ ️️️Wifi
    *️️️️️️ ️️️Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the entire stay
    *️️️️️️ ️️️Cabia mountain cafe
    *️️️️️️ ️️️Family kitchen
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    What Brig
    Shoes and comfortable clothes
    Cap or hat, sunscreen
    Avoid using perfumes, creams or lipsticks. (Cupping)
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    *️️️️️️️️️Habitación individual (1 cama individual, 1 cama doble)
    *️️️️️️️️️3 Baños compartidos (agua del bosque fría)
    *️️️️️️️️️Wifi
    *️️️️️️️️️Desayuno, almuerzo y cena durante toda la estadía
    *️️️️️️️️️Café de la montaña de Combia
    *️️️️️️️️️Cocina familiar
    En nuestra casa vivimos 7 personas: Abuela, papá, mamá, tíos y prima.
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    Qué traer
    Zapatos y ropa cómoda
    Gorra o sombrero, bloqueador solar
    Evitar usar perfumes, cremas o labiales. (Catación)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Free time

    We are very close to the City of Pereira, 20 minutes exactly, public transport in the rural area is Jeep Willys or the traditional Chiva that are transported every hour. The center has several cafés, bars and restaurants with delicious gastronomy. We have very close municipalities with traditional architectures of the Coffee Cultural Landscape.
    The Fauna and Flora of the Department of Risaralda is wonderful, the Termales de San Vicente and many more places to discover await you.
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    We can book a Jeep Willys for you or we suggest you take an Uber or private taxi service.

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    Tiempo libre

    Estamos muy cerca de la Ciudad de Pereira, a 20 minutos exactamente, el transporte público en la zona rural es Jeep Willys o la tradicional Chiva que están transportando cada hora. El centro tiene varios Cafés, bares y restaurantes con deliciosa gastronomía cafetera. Tenemos municipios muy cerca con arquitecturas tradicionales del Paisaje Cultural Cafetero.
    La Fauna y Flora del Departamento de Risaralda es maravillosa, los Termales de San Vicente y muchos sitios más por descubrir te esperan.
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    Podemos reservar para ti un Jeep Willys o te aconsejamos tomar un Uber o servicio de taxi particular.

  • 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?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 815357413251