Experience farmlife with animals and trees in Mersin, Turkey



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  • Description


    Hello travelers,
    My name is Kenan and I own a 20.000m2 farm in the hinterland of Mersin/Turkey.
    There are at the moment around 15 milk cows and some calves,100 chickens and chicks and several growing trees like almond,olive and walnut trees.
    Our short time goal is to make this farm running on its daily routine : feeding the animals organically, cleaning their area regularly, watering trees, preparing and delivering our organic products orders. Any plan for future developments will be welcome!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Here you will have the opportunity to meet local people from the neighborhood and learning their type of living. You will experience the turkish mediterranean atmosphere through great cultural exchanges, nice food and having chilled out moments.

  • Help


    We need loads of positive and friendly energy to make this farm working well again! This energy can be used in many things and you will be free to express yourself in whatever you feel well.
    Daily routine:
    - Feeding the animals (dogs, chickens and chicks, cows and calves)
    - Cleaning the area of the animals
    - Collecting eggs
    - Watering trees
    Building maintenance
    Wood cutting
    Gardening, like preparing the soil for planting trees
    Collecting stones for making walls or some construction works
    Or just come and be our guest :)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Polish: Fluent
    Turkish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There is place for tent, camper van. I have also one private room with double bed and bathroom and I can provide more accomodation if needed.
    We eat our own products (eggs,milk,cheese,yoghurt,butter) and buy the food needed that we like to cook together.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are 20km away from Mersin city center, in the Taurus mountain. From here, you can go to the city or the sea coast by bike, bus or car and chill out on beaches, discover some historic sites as Solin or natural sites like caves and waterfalls. and we can have some social nights in farm and in the city center. V.

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    • 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

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

American lumberjack Peter :) Nov 2015 volunteer
Thanks to Erica for cleaning. :) Nov 2015 volunteer
Kirsty milking :) August 2015 volunteer
Karmen's strawberries ready to be jam :) - June 2015
Pregnancy control :)
April 2015 Volunteer, Kathrin :) Feeding our baby cow.
December 2014 Volunteers, Adrien& Masataka
December 2014 volunteers Elsa & Marie
June 2014 Volunteers, Astrid&Rosa
feeding the chickens
collecting eggs

Host ref number: 222351175812