We host a number of study tour programmes ,workshops at our farm house (Oct to Feb) You are most welcome to join us on these trips as we explore the forest,sea and river and engage with the locals to document, revive forgotten food, craft, art, culture and folklore. There are 3 seasonal celebrations related to food like Mungaru-paddy transplanting with urban community(Aug) during monsoon;Aalemane-reviving traditional way of making liquid jaggery (feb) during winter and kokam harvest festival (May) during summer
We try and practice a sustainable living model.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Understanding the local wisdom, tribal life, folklore way of living, traditional farming, sustainable living, local culture.
Paddy, Sugar cane, arecanut plantation and Vegetable growing.Forest product -kokum. We also have many community and local projects. Other help that is required at the farm Maintenance of buildings and managing the cow shed. Animal care includes taking care of Cows, calves, a dog and chickens.
We require volunteers for our study tour programmes which happen during month of Oct-Feb) along the sea, river and forest routes. Also volunteers can help in documenting tribal knowledge and oral heritage.
We have a beautiful and comfortable farm house with basic amenities. There are no rooms as such - we have a small hallway, big open verandas, a very large courtyard & backyard and a beautiful large enough attic that forms our living. There is plenty of running surface water from the forest. We could definitely help you with basic bedding. We don't have electricity; barring a small solar charged battery that would help you charge your mobile. We try and practice a sustainable living model and therefore prefer not use any detergent and chemical soaps for washing and bathing.
Local government transportation, bike service. Languages spoken: English , Kannada , Hindi
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week