#001 Suzanna Leff – Finca Amrta: Greenhouses, Volunteers, & Vanilla Bean Propagation

Dec 3, 2020

In today’s episode, we visit with Suzanna Leff, one of the cofounders of Finca Amrta, a permaculture farm in the South Pacific region of Costa Rica.  Suzanna has been running her volunteer program for over 30 years and has been able to keep it full, almost exclusively by word of mouth.  We discuss topics like, how to find volunteer managers and administrative support, helping guests find their passions, and how to keep people engaged and happy.  


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To follow more of Finca Amrta’s adventures in homesteading, check out:
The companion video to this episode, where we explore her organic gardens, greenhouse, and food dryerhttps://youtu.be/3WOeAYZlKjE
Finca Amrta’s Websitehttp://fincaamrta.com/ 

FB https://www.facebook.com/fincaamrta/ 

Email – amrtasa@yahoo.com


Other recommendations from Suzanna:

Nonviolent Communication Traininghttps://www.cnvc.org/ 

Volunteer Latin America https://www.volunteerlatinamerica.com/ 


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Special thanks to Ariel Poltronieri for editing this episode!


Music: Rite of Passage by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4291-rite-of-passage

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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