Help on an organic farm in Calamba, The Phillipines

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Philippines

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    17/06/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    i am an organic farmer/advocate running an organic farm specializing in the production of veggies & herbs, free-range chickens & natural pigs. we sell most of our produce at the community market in makati every saturday. we do organic farming seminars & workshops, farm planning & set-up, including farm internships. we are networked with several family farms around the philippines.
    we currently working on an island project in lake taal & volcano, napayong island ecovillage. we shall develop a small backpackers haven by the lakeshore, then an intentional community and artist colony, including our organic farming.

    we have indefinitely postpone the opening of napayong island ecovillage due to the taal volcano eruption. we have evacuated the island and now back at the farms, which we are rebuilding. your volunteering effort shall be focused at our special module of 2,700 square meters sustainable integrated organic mini farm of our 4-hectare herbana farms.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    will learn organic farming first hand.

  • Help

    Help

    not only farm maintenance, operations & helping farm activities but also help set-up organic farms in the philippines. we would love people who have expertise in carpentry and plumbing.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Tagalog: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    bunkbed individual room

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    free times of the volunteers can be spend through helping at our weekend market participation in makati, nature trekking in nearby mt. makiling, lake taal & volcano and tourist areas of pagsanjan falls, puerto galera and tagaytay, among others. will have opportunity to visit other organic farming clients.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 797525652683