Help in our organic farm in the beautiful hills of Kalvarayan, India

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  • Description

    Description

    We are becoming self-reliant on the food we consume. We do organic farming – growing millets, fruit trees, timber trees, vegetables. . . We have a small solar power plant to take care of the lighting and other energy needs of a household. We use a dry compost latrine to recycle our waste. We have built a house with stabilised mud blocks. A lot more is happening, Come, visit us. . .

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Animal care
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We try alternatives in every sphere of life. Our house is built with mud blocks; powered by solar pv; we grow organic food for own consumption; use compost toilets' have free ranging cows for milk and manure; and

    have a very good collection of books, music, movies. we are interested in learning other countries culture, cuisines, language, history. . .

  • Help

    Help

    Update : Luckily we have been getting some good rain the past few days. We are converting part of land into mini-forest. We need people to plant trees , water them, and to add mulch. We also plan to build a lot of raised beds for our vegetable garden.

    We offer a nice private space for stay free of cost.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Tamil

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a good independent space for the guests with the beautiful view of the hills. You will be woken up daily by the bird-songs!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Trekking/ cycling/jogging in the hills possibilities are there.
    We are still remote!! In a day two buses come to our village.
    If you are visiting, you should plan to arrive here before 6 pm.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day

Me ( Rams) and my wife ( Rama)
Claudine, a wonderful person. Abundant energy and goodwill. Miss you!
Paddy ready for harvest! Volunteers needed by 20th March to 31st March.
Clotilde from France volunteered with us last year. Taught us delicious recipies.
Alois from France volunteered with us last year.






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