Help on our olive farm near Granada



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  • Description


    We bought a small olive farm (which now has organic status), in the region of Las Alpujarras, near Granada in Andalucía 10 years ago, which includes an acre and a half of terraced land with olive and almond trees.

    We have a 10 year old daughter, 2 dogs, 3 cats and 2 donkeys and live in a cortijo which we are slowly reforming. We live approximately a 20 minute walk from the local town of Orgiva which is 2 km from the house.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care

  • 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
  • Help


    We need helpers, preferably aged 25 and over, for almond and olive picking, pruning of trees (use of loppers and chainsaw), clearing of banks and general land clearance as well as the construction of eco-friendly facilities and general building and maintenance work.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    is a small 2 berth well-equipped caravan with shower and heating. Would ideally suit a couple. We have recently erected a 5m yurt but washing facilities are not yet in place, these can be used at the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Please note that there is NO SMOKING in the caravan or yurt, so may not be suitable for HEAVY smokers!

    We are located in the heart of Las Alpujarras just outside the market town of Orgiva, where the scenery is stunning and there are 360 degree views. You can enjoy walking, mountain-bike riding, horseriding, photography, painting. There are little white Spanish villages as well as a Budest Temple which can be visited, all within easy access by car or bus. The local town is only a 20 minute walk away and there are bus stops very close by. We are half an hour from the coastal town of Salobrena and an hour from the historic town of Granada and the Alhambra Palace.

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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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 641615934767