work exchange gardening position in Belize

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    Unique organic gardening position in the rainforest.

    Experienced gardener needed for work exchange position at the Belize Foundation for Research and Environmental Education (BFREE), a field research station devoted to conservation, research, and education. BFREE is a non-profit organization located on 1153 acres nestled in the foothills of the Maya Mountains in southern Belize, Central America. Full-time position for 6 months to a year in exchange for room and board. Manage a 2-acre organic garden and orchard with over 50 varieties of fruit trees. Responsibilities include: bed design and preparation, starting seeds, weeding, composting, harvesting vegetables and fruits, and overseeing gardening interns. A once in a lifetime opportunity to live and work in the rainforest! See spectacular wildlife and scenery, learn about tropical ecology and sustainable living, assist with environmental education programs, interact with scientific researchers, and travel throughout Belize. Website: Please email Kendra Pyle, BFREE field station manager, at [email protected].

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