Rio Muchacho Organic Farm – in the transition forest of the mid coast of Ecuador combines alternatives like solar power, biogas, permaculture and organic farming with the natural and cultural aspects of the area. The popular 3 day tour highlights the local “montubio “culture with everyday activities; harvesting, making chocolate over an open fire, fishing shrimp, horse trekking, making cups from gourd etc. Also offered: Cultural exchanges, apprenticeships, Spanish classes The farm works closely with the community, environmental school, and is instrumental in the development of Bahía de Caráquez Ecocity.