Come and join us in take care of animals and plants in a sustainable way in Olmué

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Chile

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a goat farm that specializes in the production of handmade goat cheeses in a sustainable way.
    The farm also breed other animals such as sheep, poultry, pigs, rabbits, pigs and even a llama, but the most important are the goats, whose milk allows as to produce cheese and also other products such as sweet of milk and yogurt.
    The farm is located in a ravine near a tourist holiday village called Olmué, an hour and a half from Santiago, near the mountains and La Campana National Park. We have a shop on the farm, where cheese and other handmade products of the area such as Olive Oil, Vinegar, Chocolate, Honey, and others are sold.
    We also have an organic planting of fruit trees and a vegetable garden.
    We develope humus, compost, we build with recycled materials, reuse gray water and all possible elements of reuse.
    We have a barbecue or meeting place, a large semicircular stone and wood construction, which incorporates a lot of recycling material and has a central fire where we cooked and shared with groups of various kinds who come to visit the place, families and children, schools, tourists, universities, among others. Workshops are also made and sometimes we shared around the fire with friends, music and drums.

    Somos una Cabrería y Quesería especializada en quesos finos de cabra producidos de forma artesanal y en forma sustentable.
    En la granja criamos también otros animales como ovejas, aves de corral, jabalíes, conejos, eventualmente chanchos y un llamo, aunque las más importantes son las cabras, con cuya leche hacemos el queso y también otros productos como dulce de leche y yogurt.
    La granja está ubicada en una quebrada cercana a un pueblo turístico y vacacional llamado Olmué, a una hora y media de Santiago. Estamos en las cercanías también del Parque Nacional La Campana. Tenemos una tienda en la misma granja, donde se venden los quesos y otros productos de elaboración artesanal de la zona, como Aceite de Oliva, Vinagre, Chocolatería, Miel, entre otros.
    También tenemos una plantación de árboles frutales y una huerta con cultivos orgánicos.
    Elaboramos humus, compost, construimos con material de reciclaje, reutilizamos las aguas grises y todos los elementos posibles de reutilizar.
    Contamos con un quincho o lugar de reuniones, una construcción amplia semicircular de piedra y madera, que incorpora mucho material de reciclaje y tiene un fuego central donde cocinamos y compartimos con grupos de distinta índole que vienen a visitar el lugar, familias y niños, colegios, universidades y extranjeros, entre otros. También se hacen talleres y a veces compartimos alrededor del fuego con los amigos, música y tambores.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Help

    Help

    Feeding and milking goats, twice a day, in the morning and afternoon
    Stables cleaning, order and general maintenance of the place

    Ordeña y alimentación de animales en la mañana y en la tarde
    Limpieza de corrales, orden y mantenimiento general del lugar

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Español, italiano

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation is in a rustic room, individual with 3 beds and shared kitchen.
    Ideally for 2 persons to helping eachother at work.
    In an effort to prevent contamination of groundwater and the waste of potable water, in addition to reusing our own waste in a sustainable way of life, we use ONLY DRY BATHS.

    El alojamiento es en una habitación rústica, individual con tres camas y cocina compartida.
    Idealmente para dos personas que pueden ayudarse en el trabajo.
    En el afán de evitar la contaminación de napas subterráneas y desperdicio de agua potable, además de la reutilización de nuestros propios desechos en una forma de vida sustentable, usamos SOLO BAÑOS SECOS.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Although we speak some english, YOU NEED TO SPEAK SOME SPANISH to come. We will help you to learn more, but we have to be able to communicate with you in spanish.

    We enjoy a lot being with friends and sharing nice moments with them, so there is always somebody visiting us, you will have the option to meet and share with good people.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    max 5 hours a day 5 days a week








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