Help with harvesting and crop working in Roydon, UK


United Kingdom


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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    We are a small nursery supplying local and national markets, farmers markets and high streets with fresh vegetables (mainly sweet peppers). We are currently diversifying into a more holistic way of growing and self-sufficiency.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    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
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn how to build, establish, maintain and improve a pepper crop in a growing environment. You will learn how to manage live animals such as bees as well as build and maintain their living environment. You will learn how to harvest food and vegetables in a hydroponic system.

    On the nursery itself we have our own little community that enjoys weekly activities such as BBQs and a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy as well.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    The help is with our Sweet Pepper and tomato plants inside glasshouses. The main tasks during the summer period will be harvestign sweet peppers and training vines. There will also be some other duties such as de-leafing and cleaning/clearing and some weeding.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Your own room which sleeps two people, including a shared kitchen and shared bathrooms.
    Superfast Wi-fi are included.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Lea Valley Park offers lots of opportunity for rambling and adventure. The historic River Lea has plenty of pubs, cafes, wildlife reserves, restaurants and recreational areas to enjoy. The nearby village of Roydon has plenty to offer as well as the historic towns of Hoddesdon and Broxbourne with links to both London and Cambridge by rail.

    Further afield is Epping Forest, a horse sanctuary and fishing spots with their own unique, wonderful hiking opportunities.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Can accommodate any campervans and size or shape with access to water/electricity.

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 8 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 128552252487