Come and help us around our Beautiful organic Goat milk farm right next to the Ocean in magical Belle garden, Trinidad and Tobago

  • Trinité-et-Tobago
  • Enregistré comme favori 275 fois
  • Activité récente: 18.01.2023

Disponibilité

  2023 

 Séjour min. souhaité : Au moins une semaine

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Infos

  • Description

    Description

    This is a beautiful multi use farm overlooking the ocean in sunny and magical Tobago. We currently milk a few dozen goats, breed almost 100 rabbits, and grow a number of organic fruits and vegetables. We're ideally located on the island of Tobago so guests can access almost all the important towns, attractions and natural sites by bus or maxi taxi in under 40 minutes on their days off.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Entretien général
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide dans une ferme
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    S’occuper des animaux
  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    One of my daughters speaks fluent Spanish. My wife is perhaps one of the best cooks you will meet on the island and you with get to try her hand, as the local here like to say (get to taste her home style authentic local cooking). We can also teach you local Tobago dialect and way of speaking. I am well versed in all the magical and hidden attractions around the island and used to take visitors out sightseeing many years ago. You will learn to take care of goats, livestock, farm practises ideal in a tropical environment and maybe a lot more. Many visitors to Tobago find the island is a hidden eco paradise with access to diving, snorkeling, fishing, waterfalls and a rain forest, but accommodations are quite expensive for budget travellers. We provide a wonderful opportunity for budget and conscious travellers that may not be able to afford accommodations elsewhere to take in all these wonders on the island.

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide

    Aide

    There are a lot of fun projects guests can help with! If you'd like to just start out easy, you can help with daily Goat milking, feeding and gathering new feed for our goats and bunnies. Or cleaning Goat poo and turning it into fertilizer! Some other pet projects that are high up on our agenda are experimenting with Goat cheese/yogurt/kefir/butter in addition to milk, creating a pathway of stairs leading from the cliff field down to the beach, planting new experimental crops in our main field, working on improving our small herb/spice/pepper garden, helping us to finalize a larger outdoor habitat for the bunnies and moving them there, starting a small apiary (beekeeping) project, potentially looking to get into gardening cacao for small scale chocolate making, getting creative and designing/architecturing unique guest houses...we want to create a beautiful home that looks like the front of a ship coming out from the cliff face, facing the ocean and the breathtaking views from there!

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Right now we have a small converted shed that is ready to go (good for a single or couple!) and we are almost done an outhouse/shower for guests as well. We have ample tent space if workawayers have their own tents. We also have on hand a good two person and four person tent if you don't have your own tent and prefer to sleep somewhere in the fields!

    Guests can help themselves to fresh Goat Milk from the farm and fruits and vegetables as they come to harvest. We can provide one or two other meals daily, often cooked by Shirley or one of my daughters, though they will often be non-veg. If you would like to help out in the kitchen and prep your own cuisine, that would be encouraged and we'd love to learn as you learn! We're flexible on how cooking works and it's something we can talk about before you get here to meet any dietary restrictions or see what is a best fit given your own skillsets in the kitchen.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Argyle waterfall is just a 10 minute ride away. Scarborough, the main town on the island and home of the busy Friday - Saturday farmers market, is 40 minutes by bus or taxi, Speyside, a popular snorkeling and diving destination, is 30 minutes by bus or taxi. Castara is about 1 hour by bus and is a popular fishing village. I can help arrangements for fishing or boat trips with my brother who is in Charlotteville, or help take you out on the weekend to nearby attractions like the waterfall, local beaches or the rain forest. There are extensive trails to explore on the property itself, a small river bordering the property to relax by or go fishing, and the beach is about a 20 min walk away. We are hoping to have on hand a few mountain bikes for your convenience to explore the local area as it's very fun for biking! A large supermarket (Polson's) is about 10 minutes walk away and there is a fruit stand about 20 mins walk away or a few minutes by maxi taxi or bus, which come every 5-10 minutes most hours of the day, and cost between $4-15TT ($0.50-2USD) depending on where you are going.

    Remember, we are located in Tobago! This is the sister, smaller, quieter, arguably more beautiful, safer and more undeveloped Island to the main one, Trinidad. There are more beaches here and it is popular destination for those keen on water sports, diving, snorkeling and fishing. You can fly into Trinidad or Tobago, or perhaps charter a private boat from Venezuela to Trinidad if you are on land in South America. To get from Trinidad to Tobago is very easy; you can take the daily ferry from Port of Spain to Scarborough, which costs $50TT ($7USD) each way, or a flight which costs $150TT ($21USD). Once in Tobago, we may be able to pick you up or you can take one of the frequent maxi taxis headed toward Charlotteville or bus and ask to get out at Polson's supermarket in Richmond!

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

N° de référence hôte : 241785842112

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Come and enjoy simple living, walking outdoor trails, waterfalls, the beaches and the ocean in Trinidad and Tobago
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