Help needed on our organic farm in Andalucía, Spain!



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  • Description


    We have an organic farm in the Sierra de Aracena. My parents moved here from East Africa in 1989 and created a little piece of paradise in the valley of Valdelama. The farm is 25 hectares and we have chestnuts, olives and cork trees as well as a large vegetable garden. We use all of our produce to feed our guests who come here on retreat. We organise Yoga and Meditation catered retreats and we have guests from all over the world. This is a peaceful place and we work with nature to provide a tranquil environment for everyone who comes to stay. We would need help with gardening, vegetable picking, animal care, cooking vegetarian meals, cleaning and maintenance.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    Chance to learn Spanish, learn about farm work, preserving vegetables and enjoy living at the wonderful farm

  • Help


    We would ideally be looking for a couple or two friends who combined can help in the kitchen (cooking/serving for guests during lunch and dinner), looking after the vegetable garden (irrigation, picking vegetables, maintenance), gardening (we have a lot of gardens which need to be watered and look after!) and animal care.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation is in a guest cottage on the farm or in the main house. All rooms have en suite bathrooms. The cottage has a kitchen for making breakfast and dinner (ingredients available from the farm shop/vegetable garden free of charge). We usually like to have one meal all together each day.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The farm is half an hour's walk from the local village of FUENTEHERIDOS which has bars, restaurants, supermarket, chemist, Post office and bus service to the market town of ARACENA (20mins), SEVILLA (1+1/2 hrs) and PORTUGAL (1 hr). The area is a Natural Park and so the wildlife, flora and fauna have been well conserved and it remains a spectacularly wild and beautiful place.

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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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours x 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 438212279321