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Quarantine situation: Bolivia is statg that there is a two week self isolation requirement on entry. Volunteers can give our address for this and we things are very normal here. Interesting times huh? For those that wish to learn practical skills including eco construction, organic farming, seed saving, medicinal plants, alternative healing and community building: we are open.
We love tasty food and to socialize. We like to maintain a balance of work hard to be productive, play hard, open conversation and to take time to rest.
It doesn't really matter how crazy things are elsewhere, our place stays "todo tranqui". Jessica is a certified yoga instructor and an amazing chef.
Simon is a New Zealander with a passion for permaculture. We have set up a Permaculture Retreat Center in Mizque, Bolivia to implement and demonstrate natural systems and methods.
The farm is situated 15 minutes walk from the plaza principal to the authentic city Mizque, set in a productive valley with a temperate climate. You can interact and experience a strongly Quechua culture and practice your Spanish both on the farm and with the wider community. There are plenty of natural attractions to experience in your free time also.
We enjoy tasty food, yoga, mountain biking, swimming in the rivers and some canyoning: the trails are excellent.
All you need is an inquisitive mind and a great attitude. That said, we particularly appreciate people with a passion. We are also open to facilitating workshops to share your expertise. E.g. dancing, massage, meditation, alternative healing, cooking. If that says "me" to you then please send me a line.
Our minimum stay for volunteering is two weeks but a month is usually needed to be able to make a good contribution, experience the culture, nature and learn the systems.
If you can bring organic seeds this is a great contribution.
Pratique d’une langue
Aide avec des éco-projets
Bricolage et projets de construction
S’occuper des animaux
Aide dans une ferme
Accueil / tourisme
Aide informatique / avec Internet
We are formally a member of the community syndicato and well known in the wider communities within Mizque. Volunteers can participate and interact with neighbors, local schools food production and be introduced to contacts in community-based on their interests. We promise a very authentic experience in a beautiful location.
We have implemented and uses many techniques to promote organic and water-efficient cultivation methods.
- An adapted bokashi compost system for farm-scale production. There will be some daily handling of this giving you the opportunity to learn this important system.
- Water harvesting and watering - using drip, sprinkler, swale and traditional flood irrigation.
- Experimental gardens including instant (no-dig), tractor assisted larger and herb spirals etc
- Greenhouse work to reproduce and germinate plants
- Planting trees / food forrest
- General maintenance around the land
- Participation in the local syndicato community working days
- help with writing and social media
- assistance for when workshops are being held.
- feeding the growing list of animals including dog (Rocky), ducks and chickens.
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Private cabana. Shared bathroom. Access to the kitchen. Bed and vegetarian food for 5 hours of work 5 days per week. There is a full kitchen with many herbs and spices to get creative in. We share cooking duties.
It's 15 minutes walk to the center. There are many hiking trails, canyoning, rappel, river swim locations, Incan ruins and cave paintings. Farm visits. School visits. Internet is available by using an Entel sim card (cost 25bs which includes 1200MB data) and buying data paquetes *10# for options. There are two hours of free internet in the plaza per day. The local intern school has baking, sewing and gardening classes in which volunteers may participate upon arrangement. There are also community events and neighbors which are always interested in knowledge exchanges especially revolving around food.
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il aimait accueillir les digital nomads.
Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.
Cet hôte a dit qu’il acceptait les personnes voyageant avec un animal.
Plus de 2
5 hours a day, 5 days a week (food on farm provided))
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