Come help us in our small farm and learn about Organic Farming in rural Tamil Nadu, South India

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India

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    22/06/2022

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  2022 

 Estancia mínima:  Al menos una semana

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are a complete 52 acre organic farm in a semi-arid region in South India!!! We started the farm about 4 years ago with a vision to build a self-sustaining organic ecosystem, with an aim to change agricultural practices in India and with a goal to give back to the society that raised us. Once a barren and arid mass of uncultivated land, the farm today is thriving with growth and activity. We grow a variety of fruits and vegetables, manage a seed bank, run a nursery, harvest rainwater, generate vermi-compost, conduct field training programs and sell produce at the farm gate. The farm is home to 4 permanent employees and additionally 10 daily-wage labor work as and when required. We have come a long way but we need all the help we can get to make the farm 100% productive and self-sustaining.

    Me and my wife are a young, fun loving couple. Both of us have lived abroad in the past and we've now made the farm our home. We enjoy travelling, visiting other farms, experiment with cooking and meeting new people. We highly value cultural diversity and we look forward to teach, learn and share experiences with workawayers visiting us.

    If you are looking to take a break, have some fun, experience new cultures and gain some farm knowledge along the way, we are the place for you. We would love to have you if you are someone who is ready to pluck fruit, cut weeds, feed cows, collect chicken eggs and do any handy job available.

    If this sounds like something you have in mind, we would love to hear from you :)

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  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    During your stay, you will have the opportunity to interact with workers on the farm, conduct educational sessions, get invited to their homes, partake in local festivals, experience local culture and learn to cook Indian meals with farm-fresh produce.
    Identifying different herbs and learning their uses in everyday life, learning the local language 'Tamil', and learning sustainable organic farming techniques will become an everyday norm while you are on the farm.

    All this and more will provide you with a unique opportunity of experiencing the local Culture !!!

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We believe in balance here on the farm and always try winding up by sun down. The farm is most active during the mornings and we require workawayers to work for at least 5 hours a day and 5 days a week.
    The work can be physically demanding as sometimes learning new skills is challenging !
    We need help in the following areas:
    1. Plant Care - Sowing, Harvesting, Pulling Weeds, Applying Manure, Preparing Organic Fertilizers and so on
    2. Animal Care - Animal feeding, Collecting Animal Dung, Cowshed/Poultry Maintenance etc
    3. Farm Management - Marketing, Accounts, Sales etc
    4. Handy Jobs - Building Mud Earth houses, Fixing Fences, Moving Wood, Painting Walls and the like
    5. Daily Chores - Shopping, Cleaning, Helping in the Kitchen and so on

    We would love to have you for longer but a minimum stay of 1 weeks is required !!

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Hindi: Fluido
    Tamil: Fluido
    Telugu: Fluido
    Español: Principiante

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Este anfitrión ha indicado que está interesado en compartir su idioma o aprender otro.
    Ponte en contacto con él para obtener más información.

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    We are working on building beautiful mud-earth houses to accommodate workawayers, other volunteers and guests. Until this project is complete we have some temporary accommodation available for your use.
    We have a container that has 2 rooms and 4 beds. Each room comes with an attached bathroom.
    OR
    You could camp on the farm. The 52 hectare farm is big and beautiful and the winter months are exceedingly pleasant. If you choose to camp we have some camping gear available but we suggest you bring your own. Bathrooms are available for campers.

    We have a fully operational kitchen that will cater to all your meals. The meals are communal and will be served in a timely fashion. If you have any special dietary needs or if you like to prepare your own meals you are welcome to use the kitchen provided you clean afterwards.

    We expect you to keep the accommodation neat and tidy for the other workawayers !

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Day Trips:
    Narikudi - It is 3 km away from the farm. Narikudi is an outpost town that will only cater to your basic necessities. It however has good connectivity to all the nearby cities via bus. It also has a railway station with limited connectivity.

    Thiruchulli - It is 8 km from the farm. It is similar to Narikudi and has a few eateries if you are in a mood to eat something local. It is also the birth place of Ramana Maha Rishi, a famous south Indian sage. His home is still present in Thiruchulli and is a place of meditation.

    Madurai- It is an hour and a half away from the farm via bus. Madurai has immense cultural and historical significance in the history of Tamil Nadu. In your free time you could tour the city, visit the ancient Meenakhshi temple and try its famous Veg and Non-Veg cuisine.

    Overnight Trips :
    Rameshwaram - 200 kms from the farm, Rameshwaram is a Pilgrimage town also known for its quaint beaches making it ideal for a weekend getaway.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Este anfitrión ha indicado que le encanta acoger a nómadas digitales.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (4.7)

Comunicación: (4.7)






Número de referencia de anfitrión: 155349368229