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Ben James Slatky
  • Male
  • Madison, WI
  • United States
  • Blog Posts
  • Farms (16)
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums

Ben James Slatky's Contacts

  • Fumat Simon
  • Roberto Lepe
  • Eric Del Rio Wenning
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Rancho "El Sagrado"
  • Anand Dílvar
  • Kairyn
 

Ben James Slatky's Page

Profile Information

What is your previous experience with Organic Agriculture and Sustainable Development?
Member of Madison Community Cooperative, minimal gardening, interest in permaculture
What are your reasons for joining WWOOF Mexico?
Learning about sustainable living and agriculture, Getting to know Mexico better, Other
What do you want the farms and fellow WWOOFers to know about you?
I enjoy football (standard and american), reading, and good beer.

Messages Box (6 messages)

At 6:40pm on October 17, 2015, Anand Dílvar said…

Ben: We close our center during winter and open again in march. If you are still around send us a mail. Good luck

At 4:20pm on October 18, 2015, Roberto Lepe said…

Hi Ben, wellcome, please when you know the dates write: robertolepe@gmail.com

thanks, R.

At 5:38pm on November 5, 2015, Volunteer Coordinator said…

Hi Ben,  We are open for volunteers then.  Please fill out our application here:

http://www.playaviva.com/experience/volunteering-faq-s.htm

Thanks!

At 6:48pm on January 6, 2016, Erin Ruth Shaw-Meadow said…

Hi Ben,

I didn't get a chance to visit the farm due to a change in vacation plans. Sorry I couldn't be of more help, but good luck! 

Best,

Erin

At 2:41am on January 7, 2016, Stine Liengaard Jensen said…

Hi Ben, 

We worked at the farm in San Juan Lachao which was a good experience in total. Fidel is the guy who runs the farm and he is friendly and not strict at all. You get to join in the proces of coffee making - planting, picking and sorting. Don't expect it to be more than just simple work.

It is really isolated on the farm and none of the workers speak english very well - so if you speak spanish its a good thing. Just be aware that you will not be able to get to any villages easily. But the surroundings are beautiful and you get to hike a lot! The facilities are not really neat but thats a part of the experience I think :) 

Have a nice trip 

Stine

At 11:51am on January 7, 2016, Whitney Grover said…

Hello Ben,

I'm actually going there next week, I'll get back to the states on 1/28. Feel free to reach out to me after that if you'd like and I'd be happy to share my experience. You can email me at wlgrover@gmail.com.

Whitney

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