Learn about organic farming in Cavan, Ireland



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    Full time Certified Organic farm producing most of our own food. Selling surplus to local farmers market. Producing large variety of vegetables,herbs, also raising pedigree and rare breed cattle. Brick built pizza oven. A large family of adult children living locally but coming back especially for weekends. This is a working farm so we expect you to get fully involved but we promise to look after you well. Finished with helpers this year but looking for organized people from March 2020 but please don’t apply if you are not interested in learning about organic farming.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have hosted 100 people from all over the world for the last 6 years and have learned how to give them a pleasant time and impart all our knowledge on producing as much of our own food as possible. We like to think you will have a home from home while you are here.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    Help needed with all aspects of growing organically in polytunnels and outdoor many different vegetables. A willingness to learn is the most skill you will need as we have many years of experience and love working with our helpers to make it an enjoyable experience.
    We need help depending on time of year with sowing seeds,planting vegetables, weeding and harvesting. We do not work outside if it is raining and do a great variety of tasks each day.But please if are not interested in Organic food and farming and just want a place to stop on your travels it will not be a positive experience .We are booking helpers from March 2020 when the growing season starts here.

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    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    No limit on food you can eat mostly home produced. Comfortable room in our home with shower and all facilities.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Bicycles for seeing local area. Transport to and from bus station to get direct to Belfast, Dublin or Galway all maximum 2 hour journeys from here for weekend trips. But you are welcome to stay and join us on our recreation time.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours/day ,5 days/ week . Plenty of breaks

Host ref number: 853132528259