Eco farm-alternative energy-permaculture and similar help wanted in Vrisi, Greece

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    07/07/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    Hey there!
    My name is Petros and i live in Greece, on a beautiful island called Evia. Me and my father decided to move out from the city and create a farm. We've already made chicken and rabbit nests, planted olive trees, grapes, blackberries, raspberries and many more. We got 4 beehives, We have a permaculture garden, too!!
    We would love to be as much self sustained as possible (no electricity, water, heat depended), so any person with that kind of experience is more than welcome.
    We have some projects we want to be done with cement like a pizza oven, a fireplace and plaster, repair, paint the outside surface of the house.
    We plant seeds and trees all year long
    We look for organic matter in the forest or gather mushrooms, wild fruit or herbs
    We gather fruit for sustaining them for winter, olives for olive oil in November, grapes for wine in September, figs in August
    Gather and chop wood for the stove
    We create raised beds for planting organic seeds
    Make compost!
    Also vermiculture is an experiment for me right now
    My interests except from these are:
    Cycling, yoga, rock climbing, the sea, chinese medicine, cooking
    Work here, may be hard, but will be funny, educative and rewarding as well
    The goal is to create a FOOD FOREST !! !! !!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Art project
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Here you can benefit from the great weather (over 200 days of sun), a really quiet place, you can cycle (we got plenty of bikes), we can go for rock climbing (we got over 400 climbing routes from begginer to full experienced 5a-8b), go swimming (15 km from here its the Aegean sea), fishing, eat healthy organic food, practise some yoga and many more

  • Help

    Help

    We need people that have experience with alternative energy sources, permaculture, biodynamic grow, working with soil, bees and honey, vermicompost, wood chopping, animal care, cooking, cement and wood work. Right now, painting the house, planting seeds, taking care of the plants and animals, general maintenance!
    In November , December we need helping hands for harvesting olives!!!! SOS
    Please,
    If you are not satisfied with a simple life,
    If you dont enjoy complete silence
    If you like to complain or be needy
    This place is not for you,
    Im sorry

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Greek, English, ( French, Deutsch, Espagnol)

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We got a shared big room that we sleep in the winter me and my father around the wood oven. we got 3 beds there and an other room with a double sized bed.
    When the weather is good, we like to sleep on hammocks outside, the beds inside are still available(even camping in the garden is possible)
    I got 2 tents available or you can set your own tent
    Food is plenty here!
    I like to harvest fresh veggies and fruit and prepare something
    Fresh herbs are available, squash, pumpkins, figs, ocras, 4 kinds of beans, tomatoes, lettuce, kale, etc..
    We usually eat 2 times per day,
    Cook together or you can cook your own stuff.
    Vegetarians or veganss are welcome!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    On your free time, you can walk- cycle around, practise on something, play guitar, or spend time together
    Now, in the winter, the day is limited, so we stay in the house after 5 in the afternoon, light the fire and relax

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum's the 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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