Learn about unique plant life and make your own project near Orgiva, Andalusia, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    I have a strong interest in local plants and their medicinal properties and there is an opportunity to learn a lot about the local plant unique life around. We help to a group that develop a seed bank which will preserve biodiversity and make seeds accessible to everyone.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Help with Eco project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    For walking enthusiasts we are just two km from the GR7 walking route and close to many very interesting local routes of all grades from casual to high alpine walking. The town of Orgiva has a very international feel with lots of colour and has many cultural activities. There is a bus which runs from Orgiva to Granada and to the coast.

  • Help

    Help

    I make natural products using local curative plants and endeavor to use my land to grow these medicinal plants. You need to be physically fit to help gather plants from other nearby small holdings, assist with planting these on my land, maintaining and watering them. This involves digging and clearing small areas to create raised beds to further enlarge this production. I work closely with neighbouring small holdings and sometimes we help each other, you will gain experience in these shared exchanges of labour as there are different s ways to work the land. There are occasionally other small maintenance tasks to do, so if you know how to use a saw, hammer, screwdriver, sander and paintbrush you can help.
    Carpinters related to olive wood and cooks interested in organic food and medicinal plants are very welcome.
    There is plenty of freedom on making your own project.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    español ingles

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accomodation is in a comfortable cabin which is large and has a hot shower and bathroom attached. Bed linen and bed clothing clean towels and soap are included. The volunteers will have their own toilet and shower exclusively for their use. There is also a kitchen with a gas stove for exclusive use is also included.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are looking for one or two people who have interest in natural living and especially in medicinal plants. We will provide one hot meal per day , we are meat eaters but all dietary needs can be catered for.

  • 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

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week





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