Self sustaining communities in Mexico/Central America.... (1 Viewer)


Jan 8, 2012
Juarez, Mexico
Anyone know of any? Hippie or not, where not money, but time, is how you earn food/shelter and what not. I am looking to join one eventually, one that plants it own food, Prefered in Mexico or Central America as warmth is always an issue for me, i need the sun! Thanks in advance.
We sell all kinds of other stuff in our Etsy store!


Apr 7, 2012
Doesnt get any sunnier that south europe, there are some, i think there are many in spain, at least squats that want to become like that.
Should there must be in panama, although there are many dangerous there, they dont exactly live on those comunities becouse they want, its probably becouse they just have to, so the conditions might be not good
there is an amaizing one in Portugal if you get a chance to be here, ive been there, it is really something, it was also on TV. It sprung many to appear and now they are popular, there have been some former teachers goin there, so things should be nicely set up

Raging Bird

Apr 10, 2007
New Orleans
I can't give you any specifics, but I was looking into this a few years ago. There are a lot of volunteer networks where you pay to get down there, then as long as you are working, you've got a place to stay and food to eat. If I remember, the most I found were in Nicaragua and Belize, with a few in Mexico. Again, can't give you anything specific, but maybe at least now you've got another avenue to search for in the volunteer route.
Nov 16, 2011
desolatioN roW...
WWOOF (you'll have to pay for a membership... i think there's one for MX and one for C.A., but i could be wrong...). again, you'll have to pay for a membership. ask around when you're actually IN the area, that might ultimately be your best bet...

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