Eco-Agriculture Conservation in Costa Rica

Eco-Agriculture Conservation in Costa Rica

Eco-Agriculture Conservation in Costa Rica

Trip Details:

Operator:   IVHQ
Price From: 430 USD
Ideal Age Range:  High School (15 to 18), 19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51
Fitness Needs:  Moderately Fit
Program duration: 1 week

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About this program

Travel to the highlands of Costa Rica and join a volunteer Eco-Agriculture Conservation program. Based 4 hours from San Jose, you’ll spend your volunteer time working with a local family to support their coffee production. 

As a volunteer with a passion for conservation, you will take on hands-on tasks and enjoy the benefit of seeing the fruits of your labour. This is an exceptional opportunity to dedicate your time to both agriculture and supporting the local community. If you love coffee, you’ll find this program especially rewarding, as you learn about and appreciate the hard work of coffee production. 

Some of the tasks you may participate in include: harvesting, roasting, packaging, composting, replanting, and clearing the grounds to plant the next harvest. 


Volunteer Schedule

While the volunteer schedule will vary depending on the needs of the program, volunteers should expect something along the lines of the following: 


8:00 am - Breakfast

9:00 am - Leave for placement, join local staff and collect roster for duties. Hours depend on the program. 

12:00 pm - Lunch 

1:00-5:00 pm - Continue work until completed and enjoy some free time before dinner. 

7:00 pm - Dinner


Country Fast Facts

Costa Rica

Central America
Official Language(s)
San Jose
4,586,353 (2011 census)
Equatorial, Monsoon, Tropical Savanna
Major Airport(s):
Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO), Daniel Oduber Airport (LIR)
Economic Driver(s):
Tourism, Agriculture, Exports, Energy

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