Help with my organic farm and homestay in small village close to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, India

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello!

    My name is Jeet and I live in a small village called Chahadu about 25km outside of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan nearest to HAMIRA Railways station . I am 3rd generation farmer in the desert. I grow a variety of crops, but my main crops are cumin, mustard, wheat, isabgol, coriander, and vegetables cotton arandy alovera . I also have a livestock and dairy business and I produce milk, paneer, curd, butter, ghee, buttermilk, and lassi. I also have chickens for eggs and meat, and I have goats. I am also a very skilled carpenter and can make many things. I have also taken a permaculture course in Jordan, I want to implement permaculture Organic principles on my farm. I have an all organic farm in the Present but I need your help.i have good nowleghed for aqupresher therapy,massage points,astronomy,ayuraveda,desert hurbs , pranayam,and natural yoga.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    I have a very established farm, but I would like help with these projects:

    fence is complete.
    Building a tree house
    Building under ground house and garden
    organic Farming and Flower gardening
    Building a compost toilet
    Finishing large housing structure
    Repair and build new Bamboo huts
    Build chicken coop
    Wind break and plantation with fruit trees
    Fish pound, Swimming pool
    Obeying Deer and desert Rabbit, wild cat, German's dogs
    Car-painter Work and Pottery Work
    And other projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will get a unique desert experience and see how people in Jaisalmer live simply. You can learn about farming in the desert, organic farming, permaculture, building, learn carpentry, caring for animals, dairy production, learn language, learn to cook,,plantation knowledge, peaceful environment in Farm and more

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Marwari

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There are currently 4 huts available with cots. You are welcome to bring a tent and sleep anywhere you like. We are in the process of building a large structure with 5 bedrooms and building a compost toilet. We are also going to build 4 treehouses.

    We will provide 3 meals of food a day. When I am on the farm I will cook, although I have other businesses and do not live on the farm full time but my Staff is always here , so some of the time you will cook your own meals, but I will provide food.

    We drink water from our bore well, feel free to bring a filter or bring bottled water.I have inside city near to gadadisar market small room. If you want accommodation so welcome..

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located 25 km from Jaisalmer. You can explore the beautiful golden city's fort, jain temples, many Havelis, Gadasisair Lake, many museums, local markets. Outside Jaisalmer, there is the beautiful Thar Desert with camel safaris (I have friends who offer safaris for good rates), Sam sand dunes, Thar Desert National Park, Ghost Villages, and more. I have lived here my entire life and know the area very well. There is also a great Desert festival every February with camel races, folk music, snake charmers, and more.

    The desert is very hot in May and June with hot winds, but you are welcome to come during these months.becouse here is very big many trees in my farm.

  • 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

Facebook goswamijee99@gmail.com

Delicious and organic omelette for volunteers and me is ready! :)



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