Come and Volunteer in an Organic Garden in Munster, Whitegate, Ireland

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  • Description

    Description

    We are Stephen [English], Froukje [Dutch], and our 17year old daughter Rose.
    We have two cats, Charles and Jasper, and a dog Lily.
    We grow a range of vegetables, and sell at a weekly market in Limerick.
    The garden is our livelihood. Please only apply if you are committed to joining us, have an interest in simple living, and helping in the garden.
    We are not certified, but work to organic principles.
    If you are interested in learning about organic gardening, then I am very willing to share my knowledge with you.
    MINIMUM STAY IS THREE WEEKS
    We live in a beautiful area,close to Lough Derg. We have canoes,and bicycles which you can use. There is a Table Tennis table, masses of board games, and hundreds of DVD's. The nearest village [pub,post office] is 5 minutes by bike.
    Froukje plays several instruments,and runs a small choir.
    As well as helping in the garden,there are often small building projects,and we are happy if you like to cook.
    Sorry, but we do not cater for Vegans.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We enjoy sharing ideas, and stories. Stephen can teach you about gardening. Froukje is a good baker, and you are welcome to join her choir for the duration of your stay.
    Stephen helps organise an annual arts festival in Mountshannon which happens every June bank holiday weekend, and is always interested in meeting artists and people interested in the arts in all its myriad forms.

  • Help

    Help

    We like everyone to feel at home during their stay with us, and to work alongside us as part of the family. Most work is in the garden, but there are often small building projects and general maintenance jobs.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Dutch, German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Comfortable room, sometimes sharing with one other person.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live close to Lough Derg, and have canoes.
    We will take you to see the famous Cliffs of Moher during your stay.
    Sorry, but we do not cater for Vegans.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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