Looking for expertise in organic farming in Sierra Chica of Cordoba Province, Argentina

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  • Last activity: 01/02/2023

Availability

  2023 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family farm of 350 hectares located in the Sierra Chica, 11 kilometers from Alta Gracia, Provincia of Cordoba, Argentina.
    We raise Aberdeen Angus cattle, plus chickens and turkeys. We have 16 horses of which my daughter is training four. In addition, we have organic gardens for family consumption.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
  • 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

    Volunteers will live in a multicultural family fluent in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.
    Three generations live here.
    We include our volunteers in practically all our social interactions with friends and neighbors and we usually eat our three meals a day with the volunteers who share in the cooking and cleaning up.

  • Help

    Help

    We have been using volunteers from other organizations for the last 8 years.
    Just recently we have begun using Workaway.
    We look for volunteers who have expertise and experience in organic farming, We are not interested in teaching volunteers about gardening, we want to learn from them. Therefore, the ideal candidate (s) is a mature person with organic gardening experience.

    If you are interested in working on our farm, please give us details of your experience working on organic farms or mention other relevant skills such as carpentry, food canning etc.ñ

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Generally the volunteers sleep in our fully equipped guest house which has hot water from a wood fired water heater and a wood fired stove for heat.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have good internet but no land line telephone service. Generally we communicate via WhatsUp.
    We are 11 km. from Alta Gracia and Alta Gracia is 40 km. from the city of Cordoba. Both have good restaurants and museums and are historically important cities.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 876266988556

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