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    Please contact me in Spanish or English.
    Contactame en ESPAÑOL o INGLES por favor.

    Starting a self-sustaining organic project hard sometimes but also one of the most satisfiying experiences in my life as is also to welcome people from all arround the world wich is a growing fact i like about my life, so i hope you take advantage of that interpersonal exchange between all the people involve when you stay here and also lets keep a comunication clear, direct, respectfull and oportune between all of us please.

    About the Organic Farm and Projects
    In 2016 i came to live here with the intention of discovering how posible is to just be free and survive, in peace, i did not have faith or doubt, just the wish of jumping into an unknown space of land and nature, away from any source of social support.
    Some years ago i lived here in this house and i found peace, and spiritual strength, that i want to develop and share with more people latter, i am not a person who will say i am a chaman, but i like to be aware in that human dimension. And in a close future i want to share that learning with more people who really wants a real change on their existance.

    From January 2017 until June 2021 all of the work was to develope resistant seeds, learning what is needed for farming here in valle azul, and also making this area able to stand over weather change, and also removing rocks from soil to be able to begin farming; as well building has been a whole experience since i just knew few basic things in the begining of this. Main sourse of knowledge for me is people and sometimes internet and books.

    Since July 2021 this place is ready to start the real selfsustainability, and first thing to do is to build a green house, so from 2021foundingproject i hope to get some part the materials to make it real, plus i will look for more seeds.
    Next to the green house i most make my own organic repelents and compost for many the plants in the fields.

    The vision of my project is become a free farm and develop a good relationship with my old and new neigbours, local and internationals, and hopefully build together a functional comunity.

    Selfsutainability, holistic and integral health, abundance of food and water, and access to information and tecnology are some of my goals and i invite people with vision and desire to work on that vision to come and join for few days or even some years.

    In this Organic Farm in the north of Costa Rica, i have planted and/or harvest seasons fruits, roots, and herbs for seasoning and for medicinal tee.
    Chickens are the only farm animal, in the past i had sheep and cows too for milk but it was too much extra work for just me.

    You are welcome to use herbs and seasoning plants, fruits and roots from the farm for free, however as i am not selfsustainable yet you will need to bring your own food from store wich is 500meters the closer one. and also help on saving gas and water amoung other things you will use her.

    Once the plantations are going ok, i will focus on rebuilding this house with will need some urgent fixing like change the roof and paint it and also making 2 rooms for rent on a very cheap price to backpackers and stop needing so much from founding and my mototaxi bussines.

    The main income for us now are
    -Mototaxi and all the rest of motoricicle´s services i give
    -Gardening mainteninance (2clients)
    -Hiking tours with or withoud swwiming natural pool and snaks
    -Recicling and selling second hand stuff
    -Medicinal Tinctures and Oils
    -Founding Donations (Begining thanks to a recent friend and ex-volunteer who opened the profile)
    -Help donations from some friends (volunteers and college pathners)
    -I produce CBD oil and am starting to sell it, completely organic costarrican CBD and THC.
    -Massage Therapy

    About me
    My name is Gerson
    I have a good sense of humor, i am very open minded, I give and receive respect, undertanding and like to try new things always, specially adventure and adrenaline.

    i like to be with good company and talk and do a little of everything depending on the person or people involved.
    In my house you will meet my 2 dogs, and the most hurtless cat ever.

    I am almost vegetarian, but i eat meat sometimes.

    My hobbies
    -Farming and furniture work
    -Take a walk
    -Talking with people
    -Make cleaning energetic and vibes activities
    -Clean my house and my boddy
    -Exchange masage with people with nice energy
    -Take a trip on moto to some natural place
    -Read, watch movie documentary of anime, listen music,
    -Go to swimm and ride bicycle
    -Satisfy my masculine needs as everyboddy has.
    -Pizza, beer, and snacks sometimes
    -Play with my dogs or sit next to them sometimes

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    There will be diferent factors in diferent groups of people here, depends on you the experience, i am an very open man, in the way that i talk about anything you want to talk about and i would do anything that is possible to do together as long as nobody get hurts.

    For me, culture is the personality of a country, and be in contact with diferent people add value to my life.
    From this, i can imagine that for you, comming to visit another country its a very valuable experience, so i hope you can relax more while you are in CR and be more open while been in my home so you and i can have a better cultural exchange.

    I like to learn, but also can show you slang costarrican language, take some short trips in moto if happens and share popular agriculture knowledge and also about some medicinal plants, animals and how things work or not work in Costa Rica.

    Besides CR, there is a little of everywhere over here as there is more people from many countries, and also some of them has teach me new things that i still keep and practice.

    If you have or bring games or like to dance i would like to get involve.

  • Aide


    Fist day of work is always with machete, the rest of days is changing according with the moon and the needs of furniture in the house or building some new structure in the farm. Fridays is cleaning day of the place in general. we do 4:30 hours per day, and if everithing went perfect friday is just 3 hours. Schedule Monday to Thursday 7 to 11:30

    The main help i could receive is a manager support that commits to stays at least 6 weeks here.

    Some things to do, and so i most manage are the next:
    -Planting and transplanting
    -Building (chicken house, ecohouse, camping shower, sleeping areas, green house, roof of areas.
    -Make fences
    -Cloning Plants and trees
    -Maintainance and cleaning
    -Move Bee house
    -Harvesting herbs and some fruits
    -Making Medicinal Tinctures and Kambucha and Keffir
    -Make videos and take pictures for social media
    -Cooking and help on shoping
    -Sawing if you know how to use the machine, recicling clothes

    Also, if you dont want to work, there is posibility for renting a place for very good price as in future i want to open a small rural spa and natural hostel. Suggestions are welcome and we can negociate always.

    Bring gloves, repelent, sunprotection, proper clothes, and if you can bring rubber boots.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Le puedo enseñar español, y lenguage popular tico i want learn mainly Japanes, French, Russian, and German, Korean also Chinese but its the hardest, maybe Hebreo and Arabic

  • Hébergement


    There are many options:
    Private Couple Room
    Shared Room (only girls)
    Couch in the living room
    matres in living room
    Camping tent (i have space for 3 small or one big one smal)
    Hamoock (you bring it)

    Big Natural Shower, toilet, area for wash tooth, laundry, gas kitchen and oven, area to take sunbaths, the little pool in the creek inside the property. smoking area. Area for dancing (not roof)
    and many green areas to make fires at night, yoga, meditation, acroyoga and more...
    There is light in the house, but you may want to bring a head flash light with you to be arround the house.

    Safety area for parking.

    The place is very relax and quiet, you can see iguanas, skirels, vasiliscos, and birds every day, sometimes sloths, and at night in the creek more fish and some crabs and anfibios.
    At knigh you just hear the sound of water falling in the pools on the creek.

    I have many frutal trees and you are welcome to take them when they are ready to be eaten.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Valle Azul HotSprings and 400 years old tree
    Free hotsprings in Arenal
    Bosque Eterno de los Niños (Biggest private natural reserve in Costa Rica)
    Tour of Hiking on Las Rocas mountain and natural swiming pool in the river (Sundays)
    Honey Bee small trip
    Taking sunbaths at home
    Relaxing Masage
    Ionic Terapy
    Birth Watching
    Motorcicle Tour

    Advices about Costa Rica
    -Be patience with bus schedules and service, especialy out of central valley
    -Put attention to your bags always in public places and transportation
    -If you stay more than 3 weeks better get a MovilPhonePostPaid Plan

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Depends on the speed you need, we can try. i always have internet, enought good to watch Netflix, use Youtube and texting. If you come here the best signal is given by Movistar

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Very Safety,good water here and also stores are very close

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    20 hrs/week aprox-

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