Mater Sustentable: Salta Farming Experience: Culture and Cuisine with a Local Family

Salta Farming Experience: Culture and Cuisine with a Local Family

Salta Province, Argentina

Mater Sustentable

Travel Agency

6-8 hours
From$77 USDper person

Mater Sustenable is a social enterprise founded by tourism professionals, who decided to incorporate their knowledge and experience to create touristic products and services with sustainability as a mainstay.

Tour Highlights

  • Learn about agricultural lifestyle and farming in rural Argentina as you support the economic independence of local families.
  • Get to know a Salta family as you prepare and eat a delicious traditional meal together.
  • Make your very own pottery souvenir to take home with you.

Revenue is invested in supporting the livelihood of local farming families in Salta, Argentina.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Any day by appointment

  • Start Time

    8 AM

  • Duration

    6-8 hours

  • Good For

    Adults, Families

  • Languages

    English, Spanish

  • Tour Participants

    2 to 4

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Clothing & Equipment

    Walking shoes, Sunscreen lotion, Mosquito repellent, Sunglasses

Tour Description

Begin your Salta adventure at 8:00 am when you meet your guide at your hotel in Cafayate village. Following the morning meet-up, you will take a local taxi to the Corralito community where you will be introduced to the family that will be hosting you for the remainder of the tour. Then, visit the local farm tended to by your family and try your hand at preparing regional cuisine and farming work. Activities will include tending to crops including peppers that will be used for paprika, onions and seeds used for spices like cumin. After your you’ve gained some new farming knowledge, enjoy a traditional asado lunch with your family complete with savory grilled vegetables. Later, tap into your arts skills as you make your own pottery souvenir with local adobe. After you’ve finished your piece of pottery, say goodbye to your host family and catch a ride back to your hotel in Cafayate.

Tour Start Address

Pick-up at your hotel in Cafayate village, Salta Province, Argentina

More About Mater Sustentable


To offer genuine, high-quality sustainable experiences to travelers.

Awards & Recognition

Aves Argentinas