Apprenticeship Program at Finca Sagrada

We welcome farming students, graduates, or anyone who wants to learn sustainable farming. 

The Finca Sagrada Apprenticeship program is an integral educational experience where you will learn the basics of sustainable farming through tasks in areas that you would like to develop. You will be exposed to a lifestyle and a community that operates at a level of unity consciousness of love.

Finca Sagrada is not only a place to learn farming, it is also a lifetime experience to witness first hand how a community can live in harmony with other people and nature.

Apprenticeship Program at Finca Sagrada

What you need to know about being an Apprentice at Finca Sagrada.

1- Your farming time will be four hours daily, from Monday to Friday, in the mornings, with Saturdays and Sundays free.

2- The tasks you will do will be chosen with you, considering your goals and preferences.

3- You will be part of the community lunch times, where everyone on the farm breathes, receives, celebrates, shares and consolidates the spirit of community. Food is great here!

4- You will have access to produce for breakfast and dinner to create your version of a love imbued nourishing offer. Usually people rotate to prepare them!

5- Depending on your interest, you will also have the opportunity to learn concepts on Biodynamic farming or about different skills that community members have.

6- At all times there will be someone ready to help you and to take care of you!

7- You will sleep in walk-in tents. They have beds, bedding and mosquito nets. 

8- As an added value, you will have the option to attend the workshops we do, except in cases when the number of attendees is limited.

9- You have hot water and high speed wi fi in the community house.

10 -The monthly fee you will be expected to cover is 300USD. Partial scholarship is available to those who qualify.

11- If after the first month the land whispers "Stay!" and you don't have any particular educational needs, there are options to be explored. Depending on the value of your contribution and the current needs of the farm, we are open to co create an arrangement that offers abundance for all. 

12- You will be immersed in a sacred space with lots of possibilities to connect with Mother Nature, remember, be nourished and recover. Walking, playing, dancing, listening to life, sharing in circle are a few ways.  The House of Original Thought is a powerful place for connecting to the universe and stars through silence, drumming and or sharing.

13- Keep in mind that the general vibe of Finca Sagrada, while it is cheerful and positive, is pretty much a space of contemplation and reconnection with nature. Alcohol, though not forbidden, can be consumed in moderation. 

14- Keep in mind also that Finca Sagrada is very remote. Vilcabamba is a lovely day trip starting with a scenic walk to Tumianuma to catch the bus. (approximate travel time is 90 min) Vilcabamba offers most conveniences you might want for snacks and personal items.  

15- The finca offers magical nights that are intensely starry. The fireflies (very abundant here) make it an unforgettable night show.

Where to apply

We have limited spaces for this program. To apply , please complete the application form here .  If you have questions, you can contact Riki at whatsapp or telegram +593999483051 or to