Set up an organic vegetable garden


El intercambio

Experienced, mature farmer needed to help set up a small organic vegetable garden at our heritage site / eco lodge / retreat center. We have farmed in the past, and grow a variety of tropical fruits and perennials. Our goal now is to be able to supply our family and guests with fresh produce grown on site. We are looking for someone familiar with tropical, small scale, low tech and permaculture farming, who can train our local staff.


Que ofreces

24 Horas de ayuda por semana

Ayuda en Granjas Eco: Siembra, cosecha y ayuda con tareas del campo.


Que obtienes

2 dias libres por semana

Habitación privada: Tendrás una cama en un cuarto privado. Sí, un cuarto solo para ti.

Desayuno: Tienes derecho a desayunos gratis cada día de tu estadía.

Cena: Tienes derecho a cenas gratis cada día de tu estadía.

Descuentos en tours: Obtén descuentos en tours y excursiones de la ciudad.

Puedes usar libremente nuestra lavandería.: Hay un lugar especial donde se lava la ropa sin costo.

Tragos gratis: Obtén tragos y comidas gratis.

Clases de Yoga: Toma clases de yoga gratis en nuestro espacio.


Requisitos

Inglés Intermedio

Más de 30 años


Lo que no está incluído

Vuelos, Seguro de Viaje, Transporte Interno y Visa


Programa detallado

Our volunteers have their own private cabin, and also receive free breakfast and dinner. Our team consists of my mother (73) and myself (41) and a staff of 5. My 5 year old nephew also spends a lot of time here. Balenbouche Estate is a historic sugar plantation which evolved into a retreat center, heritage park, eco lodge and restaurant. 2 beaches on property and many attractions within a 10 - 30 minute drive. The South of St. Lucia is an amazing place to visit and explore. The best time for starting to grow crops is May/June or Nov/Dec.


Actividades & Turnos

You can determine your own hours and days and will have at least one general laborer to help with the physical work, which is done with just hand tools. We would like to set up a nursery and a small greenhouse, possibly with an irrigation system. We are looking to grow a decent amount of vegetables and herbs such as peppers, eggplant, basil, pumpkin, cucumber, green beans, radishes, lettuce, etc. using modern sustainable farming methods.


Reglas

Must be reliable and able to work physically in hot weather.