Help grow organic fruit and veg in our family garden in Brecon Beacons, UK

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  • Description

    Description

    Come and help with our family garden and home with some fruit picking, preserving and general help around our family organic garden and home with a bit of diy and seasonal cooking . Space from Monday 19th September.
    Sharing skills and knowledge is a large part of our ethos and we have much knowledge to share on organic and sustainable food production, sustainable building, to grow, cook and eat healthy food, the indigenous culture and traditions of this Celtic land, the healing benefits of sound, and many spiritual practices of different traditions and cultures. Our place is particularly well suited to individuals who would be interested in discussing and sharing some of these ideas. Volunteers are also able to explore and connect with the attached area, which is a very special piece of land on 1.5 ha and has beautiful gardens and many interesting and sacred spaces including, a willow labyrinth, a large sacred geometry form, a celtic roundhouse, a stone circle, a sound/peace chamber, a sacred grove of trees, a Celtic area including a sweat lodge and triple spiral labyrinth and examples of permaculture and organic production.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Gaining organic gardening and sustainability skills and cooking and eating seasonal food and enjoying the extensive library of sound healing and spirituality books. Sharing knowledge and wisdom from 36 years setting up and running the Earth Centre, Earth Awareness Trust and Haven.

  • Help

    Help

    Help growing organic fruit and veg in the beautiful family gardens. Help with general maintenance in the lovely family gardens and. Occassional decorating and help around the house.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have 3 Shepherd Huts and Yurts and Bell Tents for accommodation, allocation depends on season. The volunteers will receive meals, which are vegetarian, largely organic and can assist with cooking and learn about cooking and eating healthy and seasonal food. There is no fee or cost for volunteers apart from what they require for personal use.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The beautiful home and gardens are situated in the Brecon Beacons - perfect for nature lovers with the River Wye for swimming and canoeing and beautiful mountains for hiking and biking. The famous book town Hay-on-Wye is situated 5 miles away for exploring on the weekends.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • 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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