Help needed in a permaculture farm and a beautiful backcountry Resort in Ooty, India




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  • Description


    We are a permaculture farm and nature retreat in Emerald, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India . The main building is a 150 year old British Bungalow, overlooking the Emerald lake, with tea plantations surrounding it. We also run an offgrid permaculture farm

    We provide an opportunity for our guests to experience exceptional natural beauty of the locality, climate, nature bound activities and home cooked food.

    We are also looking for creating people and designers to help us with some design work.
    We provide a calm atmosphere and an opportunity for trekking, fishing, mountain cycling and bird watching.

    What are we doing here:
    Building a Green House
    Taking folks on amazing treks
    Fishing when we feel like it.
    Organic farming

    We are also looking for someone to teach us Spanish

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn to cook organic healthy local food, work on an organic farm. Practice your already well honed social media skills. Help organize treks and enjoy the company of our guests.

    We use vegetables from our own farm where organic farming practices are applied. With us, one can learn about cooking with farm grown vegetables, starting from harvesting, cleaning, preserving, cooking, and finally putting it on table for food enthusiasts.

    Volunteers can trek (half day & full day), fishing, bird watching, cycling etc. Those who are interested in nature photography, Redhills offers a scenic location.

  • Help


    We are looking for a
    1. Yoga instructor
    2. Web Developer / Social media marketer.
    3. Hospitality people
    4.Organic farmers
    5. Gardener
    6. Artists and designers
    7. Teach us Spanish

    We would also entertain folks that are interested in guest relations and naturalists / guides.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Tamil: Fluent
    Hindi: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Cottage/double or single occupancy as per the availability. Or a yurt or a tent All meals will be provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Workaway volunteers will have plenty of free time as we may not have guests all the time or fully occupied. Ooty known for its natural beauty has plenty of places of visit including peaks, old monuments and gardens. Volunteers can also go for trekking (half day & full day), fishing, bird watching, cycling etc. Those who are interested in nature photography, the place offers a scenic location.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • 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

Host ref number: 451769778162