Come and get your first hand experience in learning the local farming techniques which is unique to this region in Moodabidri, India

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Eugen, I'm a single person and farming is my passion.. I farm fruits and vegetables in my ancestral farm property. I grow fruits and vegetables using" natural farming practices" method. My main crops are Arecanut, coconut, Rambutan, cashew nut, black pepper, bananas and mangoes.. Also I grow pesticide free vegetables using natural compost and jeevamrutha.. I live in my farmhouse situated in the middle of my farm. A two bedroom with attached bath, hallroom, Dining area with kitchen. Our day at the farm starts with rising early with yoga and breathing exercises including Taichi..followed by liquid diet of herbal tea using farm herbs and medicinal plants and farm fresh salads. Harvesting begins to cater to the local producers market early forenoon.. Lunch is prepared using farm fresh produce on a community style basis.. Afternoon onwards irrigation and maintenence practices are followed for crop management.. The day ends with herbal tea and a discussion session to learn any creative inputs from the experiences of the day.. My farm volunteering option is platform to meet and learn from people of different region and continent and experience intercultural learning..

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Art project
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers will get a first hand experience in learning the local farming techniques which is unique to this region.. The local cuisine is one of the most popular experiences any traveller could have while living and working at the farm and so on

  • Help

    Help

    Travellers and volunteers are welcome who love farming and who are interested in learning the local natural method farming practices. Work involved is mainly planting, plowing, sowing, harvesting vegetables on a daily basis.. Composting around the basins of plantation crops are also an interesting part of the routine where the wild shrubs and grasses are cut and placed around tree or plant basin to improve soil health promoting microorganism activities..
    Other farm work may include building/repairing farm compound walls.. Setting up tree houses for volunteer stay, setting up meditation platforms and cubicles in the middle of different plantations for experience and connecting with nature and cosmic forces.. Setting up labyrinth and so on..

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada and Tulu

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Travellers and volunteers are offered a bedroom with attached bath. Community style living is practiced when larger number of visitors arrive.. Kitchen with all amenities including refrigerator.. Washing area with washing machine is also provided.

    Food is provided at the farmhouse.. Travellers /volunteers will be needing to cook their own food.. Groceries and local vegetables are provided by host..

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During free time travellers can visit the local and historical temples in and around Moodabidri.. Moodabidri is famously known for the thousand pillar temple and also is famously known and the land of 18 temples, 18 Jaina basadis and 18 lakes.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week










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