Help on Mountain Top Sustainable Farm in beautiful Puerto Rico!


The Exchange

We are a 25-acre permaculture farm in our 5th year. Located in Las Marias PR, dedicated to sustainability and permaculture practices. We accept volunteers all year round. Accommodation and meals are included for 20 hrs of help exchange a week. The tasks are helping us with our trees and garden, helping build ponds or pipe systems on the land, building an outdoor cabin, planting different trees/flowers, building a greenhouse... :)


What you offer

20 hours of help per week

Animal Care: Help look after and take care of animals.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Farming: Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.


Requirements

Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish

Between 18 and 80 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

tropical farm tasks following the principles of permaculture and sustainable practices.


Activities & Shift

Examples of tasks here:

- Tending Vegetable Garden
- Clearing pineapple plants of weeds
- Clearing out Orange Groves
- Helping build ponds or pipe systems on the land
- Building outdoor cabin
- Planting different trees/flowers
- Building a greenhouse

Typical day is working in the morning and late afternoon/evening is free time. We work four hours daily 5 days a week.