Farm in Fethiye, Turkey - Eco-Living, Beekeeping and Gardening Help Needed

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  • Description

    Description

    Our farm is located at the west end of the Taurus mountains in the pine and cedar forests, located at 700 meters high from sea level with its cool breeze in hot summer days. It is only 30 minutes away with a nice walk path from old Lycian village, Tylos. The village is surrounded by many spring waters which makes it a habitual area since ancient times. This makes the village very suitable for trekking, bicycling and camping.

    The owner of the farm, Cem (39) were influenced by the cultural and natural beauty of this region when he was cycling from Istanbul to Antalya. Cem is musician and who played irish - scottish folk music in Europe and Istanbul long years and he is part of blues-rock band in Kaş-Kalkan region. Some members of his family, friends and old volunteers are often join back to the farm & shares farm life there, so its a growing community.

    After they have bought this land they worked couple of years to renovate the old farm house without touching its unique style. In their farm the closest animals to them are their Golden Retriever dog called Bubu and cats. The farm producing vegetables first for needs of who shares farm life in there.

    Beekeeping and beekeeping workshops one of main desire in farm. They do their own bread, yogurt, jams, honey, fruits, vegetables, honey, wine etc.. Cooking is cooperative both for volunteers and guests.

    For volunteers and guests there are bungalows to which you reach from the small fruit and vegetable garden. In the old stone-mud house at the entrance of the land, there is common room and kitchen. The bathroom is located outside the house in the land, which is a separate stone building that they call it a small 'hamam'. There is limitless wireless internet. Smoking is allowed outdoors. There are 4 bycles for common use. Our farm welcoming specially who is interested eco-farming, permaculture, alternative building, outdoor sports, climbing, hiking and rafting, bike-enduro bike, camping-caravan, music, arts, academics and cooking to share.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farming
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    Beekeeping
    Animal care
    Gardening-Permaculture
    Eco-projects
    Adventure activities

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Turkish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There are 2 bungalows, an extra room and couches, camping site for volunteers. .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This land has historic value and natural beauty and there is many activies to do around these forests, mountains, rivers, georges and beaches. Much to learn. And we are looking to create to groving community as new neighbours and frequently visiting friends.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunites

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunites

    Our farm is in unique village called yaka. There is many different types of works and experience potentials.

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    Volunteering hours expected

    5 hours


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