Help with potato farming in the countryside of Palakkad, Kerala, India

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  • Last activity: 01/02/2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    Hi Folks
    My self arun. my mom lives here i only visit in a week.
    Our place located boarder of kerala and tamilnadu states. 115km from cochin airport. Most of here farmers rice,sugarcane,rubber, vegetables,coconuts, etc. Basically most of locals are friendly . Our village called "kinavallur" 15km from palakkad town. There located palakkad junction railways station,palakkad bus stand. We have our family farm here "rice field" countryside of palakkad ,kerala. mom and me lives here . We love to host people's. Learn new things experiences.
    Potatoes farming season started we have work to do replant, weeding, making mud beds, fertilizing, making temporary fencing protect from wild boars.

  • 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
    Art Projects
    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

    You can learn locals lifestyle and way of working . t
    Working with woods and furniture{ carpenter work } Learn our language malayalam and teach them your language, learn indian cousine.
    We share food,seasonal fruits, fresh coconut etc. february,march,april months back fruits season plenty of jackfruit tree in our backyard can enjoy fruits.

  • Help


    In may june july months we farming potatoes that time we need volunteers for farm tasks. October november months we harvest potatoes volunteers need that months to. February,march,april months dry season here . Have plan to make lawn in our backyards maybe water storage pool or tank small walkaway from recycle materials. Creative peoples have ideas tha can share with us. Make art work in home. Want to convert backyard in to a chilling space for travellers and guests. Like sitting in garden make some tents for guests etc..

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    You can sleep in room we have bed space common bathroom . we have not much hot inside home can take rest very well.
    We provide 3 times meals per day for breakfast local dishes like dosa,idli chappathi,rice noodles etc for lunch rice and curry . Tea , coffee ,snacks also we provide, night dinner rice or other available items.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Interact with locals. Can mountain near to home can trekking, ponds near home can swim ,explore in the country side villages. Bird watch. These all can do near our farm.
    At palakkad few places to visit kalppathi heritage village,palakkad fort, malampuzha dam & snake rehabilitation centre, nelliambathy hill station etc.

  • 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

Host ref number: 893628384157

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