Sustainable Living Practice


The Exchange

The Green Gardens is a sustainable living farm spread over on 4.7 acres with tea, coffee, pepper, beetle nut, cardamom, fruit trees, livestock, hand made green tea processing etc. It is an ethical farm managed by TGG Foundation, a rural development charity in Wayanad.


What you offer

2 hours of help per day

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs.

Animal Care: Perfect for travelers willing to learn and get experience with animals welfare

Farming: Plant crops and care for animals.

Gardening: Help to grow and cultivate plants.


What you get

6 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner: Have your free dinner before going to bed.


Requirements

Fluent English

Over 18 years old

Be from outside India


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

The farm is managed by a team of 3 women members and a male member. Each person has their own set of daily activities and collective activities which keeps them occupied completely. Vounteers can handhold some of their activities so that they can focus on creating additional revenue verticals to make the project self sustainable.


Activities & Shift

Farming activities require hard labour hence people those who are really passionate and can do justice. It is observed that people with no interest in hand-holding the daily activities would add more workload to the existing team members.


Rules

This opportunity is extended only to the Responsible Indian Mission Members. You can become a member and participate in sustainable living practice by paying an annual membership fee of Rs.365/-

To help someone and to improve their life experiences is a self driven process, TGG Foundation gives an opportunity to perform this karma for people those who wish to volunteer.

Accommodation is provided at the farm on a gender neutral, twin sharing room for Rs.300 per night per bed. This amount goes as donation for the construction of the rural development hub in Wayanad aims to provide livelihood opportunities for women in the farming community.

Vegetarian food is prepared at a subsidised rate of Rs.250 per person per day for all 3 meals and two times tea/coffee by the self help group.