Develop new skills on an organic farm


The Exchange

At the moment we need help needed for olives picking to make olive oil. We have a farm on the Sicilian hills, looking at the seaside from the top. We have animals to take care of and fruit plants, vineyard, olive tree, and vegetable garden. At the moment is an olive season, so we need help for the picking and to experience the making of olive oil.


Title

20 hours of help per week

Animal Care: Help look after and take care of animals.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Farming: Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


What you get

3 days off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Requirements

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

At moment is the olive season, so we need help for the picking and to experince the making of olive oil.
We are looking for people, not necessarily expert to help and that would like to experince the "Vendemmia"
We offer a place to sleep in the house situated 12 km from the farm. We go to the farm by car or depend of the task to do there we are camping at the farm.
The camping at the farm is in progress, at moment we have tent, camping shower, cooking place and a lot of space, we are in the process to build a toilet too. We are looking for people with great ideas to build, sugest and help to make the camping the more confortable possible :)!

When We are staying in the house at the sea side there is the possibility to give some help in the house for painting, building, etc.
If you have some special skills or projects that you like to propose and start you are very welcome to do it.


Rules

PS: At this time we can offer just accomodation, and you will have an appartmernt where you can stay, where you have a kitchen to use, and you have to provide for the food for yourself.
The appartement is to share with the other workawayer, is a big open space, there is separation to have privacy with courtins.
Most of the time we will ask 2-3 hours help per day or if you prefere do more and have some day off that is fine with us, you can organize your time as you like according to the task to do.
When we will do a special project we can require more hours per day but that is when we will provide food as well and then depend of how many houser you can have days off.
We can discuss everything and find the right balance and find best solution for everyone.

Usually even in the farm season we are very relaxing, becouse the task has to be fun :).