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.
We are also looking for someone to teach us Spanish
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Computers/ Internet
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.
We are looking for a
1. PR person/ personal assistant. (Must be tech savvy)
2. Sculptor/carpenter who can help us setup a pottery workshop
3. Yoga instructor
4. Web Developer / Social media marketer.
6. Artists and designers
We would also entertain folks that are interested in guest relations and naturalists / guides.
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.
Cottage/double or single occupancy as per the availability. Or a yurt or a tent All meals will be provided.
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week