Organic smallholding with a small family in Kerry, Ireland

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  • Última atividade: 22 jul. 2024



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 3 semanas



  • Descrição


    *** Oct help needed to put the garden to bed and refuel it, maintenance on property - no experience necessary***

    We live near Castlegregory village on the Dingle Peninsula, fortunate to enjoy beach and mountain surrounds. Rural location, equidistant from Tralee and Dingle towns.

    Nik is a woodworker and gardener. He has studied organic horticulture & permaculture. I (Olive) am a food enthusiast with an interest in biodiversity. We share the care of our two sons - 4 and 2. We both work part-time and I study part-time. It's a busy enough household, and we could do with your help.

    We enjoy being outdoors and with friends, and have a close-knit rural community around us.

    We bought the farm 4 years ago. We hope to develop it in line with what nature wants for it, along with some gentle cultivation so that we can live as sustainably as possible....

    ... you are welcome to join us and share in this experience together.

    Míle Fáilte!

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Cuidar de animais
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Cuidar de crianças/atividades criativas
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Lots to take in around Dingle, with great social aspects and rooted in Irish culture - art, music, festivals and Irish language Gaeltacht areas nearby.

    Natural environment around us has varied habitats with lots of activities you can do such as mountains to climb, Atlantic ocean to enjoy and miles of quiet beaches about 15 mins walk away. Surfboards, wetsuits, snorkels all here.

    While experience is not necessary, it would be great if you came with some experience of growing and/or building, and we'll facilitate you to use the time on our small farm to further your learning of organic horticulture, permaculture, tree and land management, woodwork and child care. We've a lot of books to read on these subjects as well as sharing our own experiences of putting these things into practice, failing and learning and trying again!

    We hope to learn from you as well, particularly if you have experiences with gardening, farm or holistic management and supporting children to play, be curious and explore the world.

  • Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Este projeto pode envolver crianças. Para mais informações, veja aqui nossas diretrizes e dicas.

  • Ajuda


    - Help in the small holding of about 5 acres with a few garden spaces, chickens, a river and 2 fields, hedgerows and trees to plant and maintain.
    - Gardening is on our organic fruit and vegetable garden, preparing, developing and maintaining, sowing and planting. All tools provided, bring your own if you want.
    - Building and eco projects arise from time to time, especially a temporary movable hut for people, such as yourselves, to sleep in, with other ideas for building temporary spaces for get togethers, sauna, sleeping and creative projects - we just need the help to do it.
    - Babysitting our sons while we are doing the above or working in our other jobs. Eldest loves to draw, read, bake, and be outdoors, engages in fun imaginative play - supporting him to help with gardening and housework or in any creative activity would be good. Youngest is running around and climbing now so keeping him safe and stimulated would be great.

    Ideas for improvements in all of these areas are welcome.

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Irish: Intermediário

  • Acomodação


    We've a spare downstairs double bedroom with wood burning stove, and access to bath or shower and toilets.

    However, with very young children, our preference is for someone who is self-sufficient, with their own camper van or mobile, which we can accommodate on our land as close or far from the house as you like. Reason being it's not always good timing to have people in the house with two young boys, so you can have a chance to sleep even when we don't!

    With transport links not brilliant in this area, it is also good to have your own transport, though of course we'll help out with lifts when we can and provide bikes for local travel. We can also insure you on our car if you have a full licence and you're over 25.

    Food is provided, you're welcome to join family meals. And to cook if you like!

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    Kerry is the Kingdom County of Ireland, located on the Wild Atlantic Way on the west coast, and a beautiful place to be. Although we are near two towns, it is rural so it might feel remote - if city life is needed Cork and Limerick are about 2-3 hours away on public transport. Airport in Farranfore is closest, then Cork and Shannon, with Dublin farthest away.

    There's lots to learn in the area - Irish language and music, yoga classes, meditation, surfing and kitesurfing schools...

    Public transport links exist but are pretty infrequent; you need to get a lift to the bus stop to travel to Dingle, or Tralee which is the jump off point for other buses and trains to rest of Ireland. Otherwise this can involve a car journey, long walk, bike ride or a hitch hike. Castlegregory village is close by - a long walk or short cycle ride away.

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    There is a small office in our home with desk, computer and printer.

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Ideal! Large concrete pad which has had a caravan previously.

  • Pode aceitar animais

    Pode aceitar animais

    Dog or cats ok if they if stay outside our house due to allergies.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?


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    Horas previstas

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week, negotiable.

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 484936633126

Comentário (7)


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