Farm Name: Chinampa Agroecológica La Huerta
Person in Charge: Dioselina Carranco
Phone Number: 52 55 59618858
Location; Segunda Cerrada de la Huerta, San Gregorio Atlapulco, Xochimilco, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
Description: We are farming a 1 acre property in the Chinampa zone of Mexico City. An area that has been continuously in agricultural production for thousands of years. We are a sustainable farming operation with no use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides. We grow over 15 different types of vegetables using a system of permanent rotating beds. We are working towards organic certification and have several ongoing projects to transition the farm to meet certification requirements.
Work for Wwoofers: seeding, transplanting, harvesting, compost management, soil preparation, other projects.
Accomodations: Off site modern apartment walking distance or short bus ride from farm. Traditional Mexican breakfast lunch and dinner provided.
Other Info: Great Option for wwoofers arriving or departing to or from Mexico through Mexico City. Opportunnity to get to know Mexico City while working on a farm in the unique urban agricultural zone of Xochimilco.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Italian.