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Educational Permaculture Farm

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months, 1-2 Years, Multiple Year


* No specific skills are required for volunteers besides self-motivation and desire to learn
* Good physical condition is recommended, as working on the farm can at times involve heavy lifting and hard labor, and living conditions are rustic


  • English

Cost in US$:

Less than 1 week: $20/night; 1-2 weeks: $18/night; 2 weeks-1 month: $16/night; 1 month: $13/night ($400/month)

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • Registration fees
  • In-country orientation/Training

Program Fees Include:

3 daily meals excluding Saturday dinner when we eat off the farm, lodging in one of our open-air cabañas, and the operational cost of our local staff.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Environment
  • Geology
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Farming
  • Reforestation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Small Business Development
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting
  • Volunteer Management

Typical Volunteer

We receive all types of people here. Typical volunteers with us range from 18-30 and have a strong interest in learning about permaculture.

Age Range

18 and up

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-6

Scholarships are Available

Volunteers who have come to us have individually sought scholarships from their educational institutions as well as from other organizations with success.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 weeks