Help on an organic farm in Calamba, The Phillipines



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  • 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.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    will learn organic farming first hand.

  • 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


    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.

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    A little more information

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    • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 797525652683