Volunteer in Mexico!

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Spend a month in Jonotla, Mexico volunteering at the Himalayan Institute’s community center while learning about sustainable agriculture. The Sustainable Farming Apprenticeship includes hands-on labor on the HI demonstration farm, such as terrace building, advanced composting, companion planting, and water management systems. Your work will provide direct assistance to HI Mexico in fulfilling its mission to serve as a training facility, demonstration farm and community center for local farmers. The self-transformation component and HI Mexico’s residential setting make this a unique volunteer opportunity in the beautiful Sierra Norte mountains of Mexico.

This could be you!

Community life in a big orange house with other participants. Our local staff members Ariszandy and Geovanni invite you to join in the fun!

Hike to the lookout point for a bird’s eye view of Jonotla.

Hands-on work puts the theoretical concepts of sustainability into action.

Savor the satisfaction of fresh-squeezed limeade and enchiladas from scratch after a long day on the farm.

Make new friends. Learn Spanish. Exchange cultural experiences (like this impromptu English class with neighborhood kids).

Take day trips to nearby cultural and environmental attractions.

For more information and registration, visit our website. View the daily schedule and FAQ page to get excited! Space is limited to 10 participants, so register soon!  Additional questions can be directed to John Daskovsky or Amanda Masters, program coordinators, at (570)253-5551 x3339.

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