Be a part of a tiny and growing regenerative food forest in Alibag, India



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  • Description


    We are family of farmers (3members) trying to convert a paddy field into a regenerative food forest. We have spend 20+ years converting the land and so far have managed to convert 30% into a food forest using regenerative and indigenous natural farming methods.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Elderly Companionship
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    Travellers will get to experience local farming techniques, native plants, harvesting & preservation techniques, eat local home grown and cooked food (70% is home grown) and explore places with different microclimates around like beaches, hills, creeks, rivers, wetlands and mumbai city too.

  • Help


    We need volunteers who can help us with building chicken coops, raised vegetable beds, fruit tree plantation, compost toilets, natural buildings and more. We open to regenerative solutions and suggestions.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Hindi: Fluent
    Marathi: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    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


    Home stay, there's a seperate room which can accommodate 2 adults and enough space to pitch 2 tents (individual) in the farm. We have one common washroom and kitchen. The room requires one to climb using a ladder, tent however can he pitched anywhere on the ground and can be wheel chai accessible as well.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Can explore the diverse spots around like beaches, hill tops, wetlands, creeks and can also head towards Mumbai City which is like 3hrs away from the property. Transport options like local autorikshwa, rented non geared vehicles/ cabs. One can roam around using a bicycle as well. Nearest airport is mumbai airport and one can reach farm by taking a ferry from Mumbai to alibag followed by a local shared auto.

  • 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

  • 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, 4 days a week

Host ref number: 465546866936