Help out on our organic farm, in Letur, South of Spain, a very beautiful place, surrounded by rivers and mountains!

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Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    Some years ago I quited my job in the city, and moved to a tiny village to become an organic farmer.
    Together with my girlfriend Lina, we try to be as self-sufficient as we can and we offer here a space where people can learn about "volunteer simplicity", organic farming or how to live more conscious.
    I´ve used couchsurfing and workaway a lot, both, hosting and been hosted.

    Since I started to host people through workaway, I can say it´s amazing!
    We live in an old building that we restored.
    Hosting people makes me feel like if I´m travelling, so I can mix my two passions: travelling and organic farming :)

    IMPORTANT NOTICE: Since we live in an area with fresh and clean air, I'm not able to host smokers.

    You can help restoring an old building using old techniques, buiding walls to prevent erosion, and also help with the organic farm or cooking.
    The plan is to host at same time around 3 or 5 volunteers...but sometimes we are 10 in total!

    It is time to harvest olives, collecting firewood, building anti-erosion walls, cooking fresh veggies...and a lot more of things to do!

    If you like fresh organic food, this is your place!

    The area where the farm is located is having less and less inhabitants, so people who would like to find a place closer to the nature where to live, and to make their own projects become true, and share ideas and good moments with like-minded people are welcome to have a look!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals

  • 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

    This is a place to learn about "deep Spain" culture, and also where to learn about organic farming, eco friendly ways of building, or where just to spend a nice time playing cards :)

  • Help

    Help

    The volunteers can help with the farm (I plant a lot of different vegetables), or cooking, or wichever task we could have..
    In my opinion, volunteers are volunteers, not slaves, so don´t worry! You can choose what you prefer to do.
    I´m also a volunteer on workaway, and I enjoy a lot to travel in this way!

    If you are interested in visiting the farm, I would rather prefer long stays, like 2-3 months, but if this is too much time, don´t worry, you can stay a shorter time!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    French: Beginner
    Italian: 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

    Accommodation

    We are living in the old building that we fixed.
    We don´t have electricity, but sometimes we go to my parents house to charge all the electronic devices. Not having electricity is a personal choice, and I find very nice to live with the rythm of the sun :)
    We have beds, blankets and everything you can need...so far volunteers didn´t have any problem!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Letur, the village where is the farm, is a very beautiful place, surrounded by rivers and mountains, and it could be called "deep Spain" :)
    To arrive here can be a bit hard using public transport, there is only one bus coming everyday from Albacete to Letur at 15:00 (this bus is not available on weekends)

  • 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

    I can share my phone's datas...maybe is not a super good connection but it works!

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    In rainy weather you might be stuck here for few days, because the road is full of mud :)

  • 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

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