The Fruition Center is equal parts permaculture education center, hostel, and the heart of our farm. We have built this center to create and support a harmonious social and ecological environment, utilizing Permaculture, Biodynamics and Non-Violent Communication.
We are currently searching for:
- Volunteers/staff with general construction knowledge – assisting with improving infrastructure, knowledge of building structures with basic supplies
- Volunteers/staff with general experience with farming – composting, irrigation, planting etc.
- Volunteers/staff with Social Media marketing experience – updating Facebook, Instagram, taking photos/video etc
Volunteers and Staff Opportunities are open at the farm! Helping hands and hearts are always welcome!
Our programs offers volunteers the opportunity to live and work on a tropical farm based in Permaculture design, while practicing methods in Biodynamics and Organic Agriculture. Located 800 meters above sea level within a rural farming village, there is weekly opportunity for cultural immersion and sightseeing the beautiful vistas.
Staff and volunteer accommodations are rustic and beautiful. The center staff and volunteers are welcome to camp or stay in the dormitory. Amenities include warm solar showers, Wi-Fi and electricity, kitchen, outdoor dry composting toilets and a laundry facility.
The communal kitchen is stocked with rice, oats, beans, and basic spices. Harvesting seasonal fruits and vegetables is a weekly task we also share, since most of the food we consume comes from the farm itself. A great luxury for everyone to enjoy.
Responsibilities of meal preparation and clean up is shared amongst all of us, this is counted as part of the working hours. Although our diet is primarily whole foods vegetarian based, we do eat eggs and dairy products and occasionally fish.
Volunteers are asked to collaborate 4hrs per day (20 hours weekly) Monday-Friday in exchange for a dormitory bed. A fee of $10 per day is required in exchange of 3 meals a day. There's no a minimum time commitment.
Provide a means for us to receive long term assistance with the activities on the farm and within the center. Staff positions are available for a minimum 3 month commitment. Staff positions require an average of 30 hours per week in exchange for meals/accommodation. (6 hours per day Monday-Friday; we reserve the weekend as a days of leisure.); with a small contribution of $35 per week to contribute to costs. Work hours are based on integrity, co-collaboration, self-regulation and productivity.
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Our dormitories are open-air, with 3 single beds and one double. Each bed has its own mosquito net and storage space for personal items. Built by the hard work and love of many hands, these dormitories rest at the heart of our farm and efforts. With cob, coconut husks and lumber from our land, these walls tell a story. Guests wake up to the sunrise or the forest cloud mist. The dorm has access to a beautiful communal kitchen, shared outside shower and dry toilet! We also have a laundry machine available and imprompt-to community meals can also be a part of any visiting experience.
We have fast reliable internet service, providing the best of both worlds to stay connected while embracing the solace of our natural environment! Living on a Permaculture and Organic farm can offer many experiences, giving visitors a taste of what it is like to live a more self-sustaining lifestyle, and even get more in tune with yourself while being one with nature!
This is the perfect place for anyone looking for a tranquil place to hunker down. We have our own spring water, gardens, fruit trees, fresh breezes and a small community of folks respecting the quarantine. We have a weekly food order that we put out to a few local neighbors for extra produce and a monthly bulk food order that we make for everyone. This is definitely a good place to spend the next handful of weeks. Come join the fun!
Size of project site
People on site
4 - 15
December to August
September to November
- shared rooms
- private room
- entire house
- tent camping
- communally cooked meals
- over 80% locally sourced
- communal kitchen access
- fast: streaming video
The Fruition Center for Holistic Ecology is currently offering the following opportunities:
- NATURAL bUILDING
- eVENT PROMOTER
- Vegan cooking
- Artistic painting
- general farm labour
- Social Media
- Web Design
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