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Take part in an Organic smallholding near Yalova

Pays: Turquie


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We are a British couple living at the edge of a forest village in the mountains, 12 km South of Yalova, which is reached by boat from Istanbul. We have started to create an Organic smallholding, and aim to create a sustainable way of living. You are welcome to take part in our work, to experience living in a small village and to join in with what's going on at the time.. It's a beautifully quiet rural area, close to Termal, the geothermal spa, and also remarkably accessible from Istanbul. Yalova is 1 hr from Bursa (historic city & former Ottoman capital). Bursa has good connections to & from the rest of Turkey. We have 3 dogs, 2 cats and 11 chickens(free range eggs); we're a no-smoking household.


Kurtkoy village, Yalova

Type de travail

Help in the house,
Help with Eco project,
General Maintenance,
Cooking / shopping,


Volunteers will help with the land, garden, chickens, dogs, garden, planting, construction and in the house. We grow vegetables & fruit, garden plants & herbs, and there is plenty of practical work & construction. There is plenty to do & we try to provide a range and choice of tasks.

Langues parlées



En suite (shower) 3 double rooms, meals are all shared and eaten together

Autres choses...

Volunteers are welcome from mid-March through October (not during the winter)
The village is small & friendly (120 households), there is one shop, 3 tea-houses, health centre in the next village. The village runs a bus to & from Yalova, which is a busy university, sea-side & market town, with all the services of a provincial centre. Yalova forest is the only model forest in Turkey, offering opportunities for trekking & walks. 4 km from us is Termal, a renowned centre for geothermal healing waters.
No smokers please: the accommodation is in our home - if you smoke, you will be asked to leave.

Informations complémentaires

Internet access
Limited internet access
We have pets
Nous sommes fumeurs

Volunteering hours expected

5 hours per day


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