Come help on a small goat farm in the Negev Desert, Israel



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    We run a small goat farm in the Negev Desert in Israel, and we prepare cheese from the goats milk, our farm is organic and the goats go out to graze in the valleys surrounding Ezuz, our village.

    Work begins early morning, and your duties will include taking the goats out to graze in the valleys, helping with cheese making, gardening, and other "bits and bobs" about the farm.
    You will do about 3-4 hours of work in the morning and then early evening 2 hours, 1 day off during the week and if you want more, we are very easy with that. Bus reaches our village once a day.

    We provide all accommodation and food, which you cook yourselves.

    We will be very happy to answer any questions you might have. Health insurance is a must, as medical treatment in Israel can be very expensive. We like helpers to stay a month or more. ( it takes about 2 weeks to learn the work)

    Come and experience the stunning views of the desert- you will have plenty of time to explore!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Farmstay help
    Animal Care

  • 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

    Experience the desert culture and shepherding, learning about animals and cheeses, and about the Israeli desert lifestyle. The village provides an interesting cultural experience.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    You will help with Shepherding, gardening, cheesemaking, odd-jobs, and more

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Hebrew: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private accommodation with two bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, washing machine, shower, and an outdoor sitting area.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is transport from Ezuz to enable you to see any parts of Israel which you desire! There are ancient ruins, camel riding, cycling, and plenty more to see on your days off.

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    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

    Maximum 4-5 hours 5 days a weeek

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