A unique insight into the lifestyle of rural Greece.

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Grecia

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Charles, Ellie and 9 year old Alexandra (Lexi)An English family live on an olive farm on the edge of the Ionian Sea in the Western Peloponnese, 20km west of Ancient Olympia. We have 400 olive trees, which produce approximately 2 tons of olive oil annually. We also produce a large amount of our own food from an extensive vegetable garden. Animals include chickens,,turkeys,sheep,pigs, 4 dogs and 3 cats.

  • Tipo de ayuda

    Tipo de ayuda

    Jardinería
    Construcción
    Mantenimiento / bricolage
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda en proyecto ecológico
    Ayuda con animales

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We are looking for help with the olive harvest, from roughly mid-November through until Christmas.
    After Christmas is the time for general maintenance, cleaning land, rebuilding terraces etc. In return for your exertions, we hope to offer you a unique insight into the lifestyle of rural Greece, the traditional methods of olive husbandry, and especially the food, wine and culture of the Peloponnese.We are sorry to say that we would prefer that you were not vegan or vegetarian (during the olive harvest it is hard to cater for different diets)

  • Idiomas hablados

    Idiomas hablados

    English and Greek

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    You will be living in a 2 bedroom wooden cabin just 50m from the main house. All meals will be eaten at the house, but you will have your own space should you need it.

  • 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

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    No more than 5 hours, 5 days a week (may be more during olive harvest, but not exceeding 25 hours per week)

Sending our willing helper Edu into the sea in February to collect sea water for our plants.
Much digging with Edu and Ana
Ellie preparing Christmas lunch!
Olive smoked bacon.
Home-made sausages.
Making tomato sauce.
The olive harvest
Ellie planting up the wicking beds.
Tired Mum and her 10 piglets.
Some of our livestock.
Burning the olive branches after the harvest, most years we chip them
Lunch during the olive harvest
Charlie and Lexi making a rocket stove.



Número de referencia de anfitrión: 893881648856