Permaculture and organic market garden project in the forested foothills of the Chilean Andes.

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Chile

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  • Description

    Description

    Hidden away in the forested foothills of the Andes, this beautiful property has been virtually abandoned for the last decade.

    Now myself and the owners want to make the orchard flourish, grow vegetables, raise chickens and ducks, make cider, and all using sustainable organic techniques and permaculture.

    The property is a place where you can also enjoy unique days of hiking and fly fishing in the unrivalled Chilean countryside.

    The land is located close to Tumuñan Lodge which has a vineyard and is located in the upper Colchagua valley, close to the most prestigious wineries in Chile.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Living in the Chilean Andes with contact to local herdsman and woodsman . You will get a chance to learn Spanish by speaking them and other employees.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for dynamic people between the age of 25 and 35. We need setting up a vegetable garden, constructing fences, possibly raising ducks and chicken, cutting back weeds.

    We are looking for someone to spend a whole season here, maybe longer!

    There is a cabin, 3 bedrooms, a beautiful river and waterfall where you can swim and fish.

    There is no electricity, it's wild and solitary (40 minute walk through a forest to the nearest bus stop.)

    If you looking for peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings, this might be the place for you.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A cabin designated for volunteers and helpers. It has a living area, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and shared bathroom. Extensive garden, barbecue and right next to the stream.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We need tough and strong people. Digging ditches, building fences, cutting brush and weeds.

    Please remember that we are in a remote rural setting and you should be comfortable enjoying past times such as hiking and reading

    We´re looking for helpers over the age of 23. Hopefully with experience using a chainsaw and weed whacker.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    max 25 hours

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