Help out on our small holding, in West Cornwall, UK.

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United Kingdom

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    09/03/2020

 
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  • Description

    Description

    Eco warrior, subsistent organic livestock farmer, semi-retired, educational field ecologist and Green Party Councillor.

    Live with my extended family (and other animals) on our small holding, in West Cornwall.
    The home farm is close to all amenities and within Cornwalls, Post Industrial World Heritage Site (WHS) and surrounded by the Great Flat lode, mineral tramways multi use (walking, cycling, horseback riding) trails.
    The farm is just over 3miles away from the nearest beach, of Portreath.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The beautiful diversity of Cornwall.
    The 24hr 7 day's a week commitment, necessary, in maintaining a livestock smallholding, run on ecologica values.

  • Help

    Help

    Routine livestock husbandry, geese, goal, sheep, cattle and Ponies.
    Carpenter and general building skills, to work on, ongoing barn onversion and renovation.
    Repair and maintenance associated with managing 13 acres of permanent pasture, field boundaries, hedge, gateways and out building repairs etc.

    Also types of practical conservation work, undertaken on two acres of young native woodland coppice plantation.

    Upkeep of two small kitchen vegetable gardens

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English only

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Semi rural extensive old shabby farm house. Voluntary worker will have their own bedroom accommodation.

    Absolutely No smokers

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Visit local extensive historical industrial "mining" heritage attractions...
    Cycle the extensive mineral trails
    Visit the glorious beaches, for walking, fishing, swimming and surfing.

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Our Pedigree Hereford Suckler Cow heard.
Cornwall Coastline
Host ref number: 448743286351