Help out at an Eco-village with organic permaculture farm in rural Taiwan

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Taiwan

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  • Description

    Description

    Our Eco-village includes an Organic Permaculture Farm, a large Retreat Center which hosts Yoga & Meditation retreats and Permaculture Courses. In 2015 we completed the construction of our new Yoga Wellness Center - which holds regular Yoga & Detox Retreats. We try our best to create a family feeling and provide a congenial environment for yoga & spiritual practice.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers can learn organic & permaculture farming methods, food processing (seasonal) and how to prepare delicious vegetarian meals. We also teach Yoga, Meditation to those who are interested.

  • Help

    Help

    Tasks are varied and depend on the season. Our permaculture farm is a work in progress and we are working hard to become more self sufficient and sustainable. During the winter we grow most of our vegetables and throughout the year we are developing an organic permaculture orchard with over 50 varieties of trees. Help in the farm involves planting, harvesting, mulching, weeding, feeding our pig, ducks & chickens, making compost, irrigating and cutting grass etc.
    We need hard working volunteers who can preferably speak some Chinese and have substantial farming experience. Volunteers with carpentry, plumbing, electrical, building experience are especially welcome.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Mandarin

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    In 2015 we refurbished the volunteers accommodation with hard wood floors and new bathrooms. There are 2 shared bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms with hot water (one for females and one for males). We usually host between 2-3 volunteers in each bedroom and provide sleeping mats, pillows and bedsheets. Please bring your own sleeping bag, if possible. There is also a separate room with open plan kitchenette, bathroom and sitting room with WIFI where volunteers eat their breakfast. All other meals are taken collectively in our retreat center.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The activities here are varied and any skill in different fields is welcome. Volunteers can stay for a minimum of 21 days (if possible) and up to several months. There are bicycles for volunteers to use on their days off.

  • 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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day 5 days a week

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