Volunteers help in the garden and polytunnels doing weeding , planting , harvesting and more in Munster, Ireland!

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  • Description

    Description

    I'm Mike and I run my farm using organic and permaculture principles . I keep sheep , grow fruit and veg and maintain forestry . I would like some help with these activities. The farm is within walking distance of the heritage town of Kenmare . There are polytunnels , gardens , woods and fields .

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    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
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers will learn all about farming , gardening and forestry in this part of the world . I have many years of experience but still like to experiment with different techniques and types of plants .I like to help people improve their English aswell . People will get the opportunity to see lots of beautiful countryside as we are in a very scenic area .I have bikes for the volunteers use .

  • Help

    Help

    Volunteers help in the garden and polytunnels doing weeding , planting , harvesting , transplanting and whatever needs doing . They help me in the forest harvesting firewood ( using hand tools only ) and assist whenever the sheep need attention .

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Irish: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    I have spare rooms in the house and people share two bathrooms . We take turns doing the cooking / wash up. I provide all the food . We use as much as we can from the farm and I shop for whatever else people like to eat .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I play the Banjo and I have an electric piano and spare guitars here . Musicians are especially welcome.

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Noemi's favourite lamb
Say hello to the sheep
Grub time
Yep the tomatoes are ripe

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