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Farm Zitacuaro, Mexico

21 reviews21

Agroecological work, aquaculture and permaculture help

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with nature
11 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Connect with the locals
9 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

When volunteers arrive, we pick them up and take them to the farm where they are provided with a place to stay and meet the family who lives there. The next day they begin their activities in which they suit better. We have a trout farm and they can feed the fish every day, we have a processing plant and they can also learn and help there, and finally, the agroecological farm that is there is suitable for harvesting and helping in permaculture

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  • Beginner English or Beginner Spanish
  • Between 18 and 40 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
4 weeks

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21 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

11 Get in touch with nature

9 Meeting locals

9 Learning about sustainability

9 Developing environmental awareness

8 Immersing in the local culture

7 Meeting international travelers

United Kingdom


It was an amazing experience and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to see another side of Mexico

2 months ago

United Kingdom


Citlali and Manuel are amazing people who will welcome us into their home. They were so caring and kind and I would recommend this project to anyone who wants to see a side of Mexico that is far away from the tourist areas. Being able to speak Spanish would give you the full experience as not many locals are able to speak English, however we managed on English alone it we had a great time.

3 months ago



Nemi rancho is amazing. even though Citlali and Manuel were not there much the time they were there they were friendly and amazing people. Fidel and Nora are great teachers i learned alot about trouts and frogs and bees. Going in with the bees was an awesome experience i recommend Neminatura 100%

5 months ago



My partner and I stayed two weeks on a trout farm near Aputzio. The farm is immersed in a beautiful forest, worthy to explore during the free time. We felt welcomed by Fide, the farm manager, a lovely person with which we shared working duties and enjoyable moments. The work consisted of caring for the trouts and updating the shared areas of the farm. It was also a great experience to learn about the local culture! However, there is room for improvement in the facilities and the communication. We are very grateful to Fide, Nora, Citlali, and Manuel for the opportunity!

6 months ago



I spent the last two weeks in two ranches of Citlali and Manuel to take pictures.

This time have been super interesting and instructive. I was warmly welcomed by the two families who run the two ranches. I was able to learn more about Mexican culture and aquaculture.

I was lucky to be there during the town's patron saint's day where all the surrounding area came to celebrate.

I would recommend this volunteering to anyone who wants to get to know Mexico better, enjoy a beautiful nature, take part in a project with an environmental and humanistic conscience and improve their Spanish.

8 months ago

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