Create an intentional community and help in permaculture gardens in Bocas del Toro, Panama



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  • Description


    We are looking for help developing an intentional community, permaculture gardens and micro businesses on land we now have in North Panama. We are hoping to attract a diaspora of interesting and beautiful folk who wish to live, learn and thrive together in the tropics. Always looking for help and people who want to join the vision and tribe!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    Learning how to live with a minimal ecological imprint, learning how to design with permaculture, learning about tropical plants and gardening, exploring Bocas del Toro and its beaches are some of the things you may find interesting.

  • Help


    Lots of different work could be undertaken...we are in the middle of renovating the base camp, of planting and transplanting the food forest and will undertake a permaculture plan soon. There is always food transformation and the development of microbusinesses. If you have a skill you would like to share we could probably use it!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Beginner

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

  • Accommodation


    A room, private if we have availability... at our base camp house. One can also choose to make some place to camp especially if you want to stay long term and experience the rural and tropical forests. We have the land!

    Sometimes we will have communal meals ... mostly in the evening and it depends on the people, the work and the dynamics. The rest of the day you would be responsible for making your own meals. Access to food staples such as rice, beans, flour and oils and what ever we are able to gather is available to volunteers. Everything else will be BYO or at cost.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a bus that comes by about every 1/2 hour in the day time. We are 23 minutes away from the town of Bocas.
    Write now we are on a small solar system and practicing humanure composting although we also do have a flush toilet at the base camp.

    Also, there is no cell phone reception or internet at our place for the time being.

  • 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

    At this time we do not have internet access - only in town which is 25 minutes away drive or 40 minutes by cycle. If you need to work online while here I would not recommend it.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 926825499597