Come and help a group of farmers in a small village in Yilan, Taiwan

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Taiwan

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a group of individual small-scale farmers who collaborate and support one another regularly. We aim to adopt eco-friendly farming practices as much as possible. We each have our own thinking and approach to sustainable agriculture, but with a common goal to be kinder to the environment. No chemical products are used on our farms. Our produce includes rice, taro, water bamboo shoots, vegetables, pomelos etc.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will meet various farmers with different backgrounds, experiences and lifestyles; learn day to day operations of farming; and of course practise Mandarin!

  • Help

    Help

    Planting, weeding, pests control, orchard maintenance, harvesting, rice milling and packaging etc. Anything involved in growing, harvesting, processing, packaging and maybe even selling our produce, as well as chores around the living quarters.Most time we work in the morning ,so you have the whole afternoon to visit this beautiful county.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Mandarin, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a separate house nearby just for workaway volunteers. There are 3 rooms for sleeping plus a shared kitchen and bathroom. 2 Meals will be provided on workdays. You may also use the kitchen to cook for yourself.

    Amenities provided
    - washing machine
    - dry machine
    - fridge
    - hair dryer
    - electric fans
    - basic internet access
    - bicycles

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located in the town of Yuanshan in Yilan county. It is a peaceful countryside.

    During your day offs, feel free to take the bicycle or public transport to explore Yilan's attractions. Nearby is the Kavalan Distillery, Artemis Garden and numerous walking trails.

    Or if you'd like to venture further by bus or train, you can visit the famous Taiping mountain, Luodong night market, Su'Ao cold springs, Jiaoxi hot springs etc.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • 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 a day, 5 days a week

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