Diverse Permaculture Farm in the Beautiful hills of the Western Ghats-Panchgani, Maharashtra, India

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Indien

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  2019 

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    Welcome! We are a Permaculture Farm. A couple of Indian-Australian-American hybrids living the natural life on our 1 acre plot in the beautiful Sahyadri Range (Western Ghats) in Maharashtra, India. We’re the globe-trottin’ type and bring the world’s seeds, artifacts, guests, ideas, and experiences to our land.

    Our property is a homestead, permaculture farm, production house and workshop space.

    We are at the early stages of our working our land, so there is lots to do and create! Ongoing work is maintaining the veggie garden, food forest, compost, nursery, and creative/decorative projects. We are also always producing -- peanut butter, kombucha, seed packages, granola, teas etc.
    With the monsoon now slowly weaning off, it is an amazing time to be here -- nice misty mornings with spurts of sunshine during the day. It's also the time to get going on our outdoor projects.

    Our upcoming 2019 projects are:
    -Dig out and create a 'concealed wetland' for grey water processing
    -Create a big Mandala garden bed (semi-done)
    -Build a chicken coop
    -Dig a massive lake! HUGE project, may be this year may be next.
    -Building a cob oven to make delicious pizzas and baking sourdough bread
    -Build a greenhouse (DONE -- now working on roof and cover)
    - Lay drip irrigation
    - Plan and start some earth-bag, cob and bamboo building projects
    - Complete composting toilet
    - Starting seeds, planting seedlings
    - building raised planting beds
    - painting murals, and adding other artistic touches to the property

    2019+ Projects:
    Building 3 totally unique, off-grid, eco-bungalows (cob, rammed earth, earth bags) on our lower 1/2 acre. Designers, natural builders wanted!

    Our farm is located in Panchgani, Maharashtra -- a beautiful hill station 4 hrs SE of Mumbai. The town is small but very popular for tourists and the region is densely forested, great for hiking, trekking, biking, and relaxing.

    We are looking for awesome guests -- people who are excited about life, open minded, positive, and have gifts to share -- be it food, music, natural building, farming, art etc.

    We are both trained in Permaculture and will teach you all along the way. No real skills required to stay, but an enthusiastic and hard-working attitude is a must. Please write to us about what projects you are interested in / what you bring to the table and how you can aid our mission :)

    Come grow with us!

    We speak Hindi, English and a little Spanish.

    Cheers!

    *️️️️️*️️️️️please note that we cannot accept anyone with a serious PEANUT ALLERGY! We manufacture peanut butter and always have them around the house!!!

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Gartenarbeit
    Bauarbeiten
    Landarbeit
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Hilfe bei Kunstprojekten

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kunal is Indian-Australian and Laura is American. Together we have trotted this whole globe and live to travel and explore. We have lots of life stories from all over the world to share.
    The cultural benefit you will receive here is a taste of life in a small(er) Indian town; Marathi/Hindi language and food, working with villagers and enjoying the slow pace of rural Indian life.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    General Permaculture Farm Maintenance:
    -Seedling propagation
    -Nursery Maintenance
    -Planting, Weeding, Harvesting
    -Compost
    - Planting beds
    -making natural Fertilizers (jeevamruut)

    Creative Projects:
    -Painting murals/art on walls
    -Tiling/Mosaic
    -Making art to hang up

    Building:
    -carpentry skills to build chicken coop, green house, tool shed, composting toilet etc
    -If you have the skills, we could build a bamboo structure together — looking to build 3 small huts on our lower plot within the next year.

    Permaculture Skills:
    If you are trained Permaculturist and/or designer, you may have the opportunity to participate in leading workshops/classes and participating in creating designs for other farmers.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    Hindi, English, a little Spanish

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Types of Accommodation:
    1. A bedroom treehouse loft that sleeps 2 (bunk bed) with its own separate bathroom and shower.
    2. If the loft is full of other volunteers -- In tents in the front lawn (we have 1 large tent, you can also provide your own)

    Food:
    We will feed you delicious food three times a day with chai/coffee etc. We eat a lighter breakfast (eggs, smoothie, toast etc) with a coffee/chai and head out for farm work, then come in around 2 pm for a big delicious long lunch (seasonal sabji, daal, rice, roti etc), have some kind of afternoon chai, then usually have a lighter dinner around 7 or 8 pm.

    We cook and eat vegetarian food on the farm but are not STRICT vegetarians, and thus don't have any rules on how our volunteers choose to eat.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    In your time off (weekends), you can travel to Pune, Mumbai, Goa -- all a bus ride away. Panchgani is a tourist spot so there is lots of available transportation to major city hubs.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

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    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    6 hours a day, 5 days a week





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