Be a worldpacker at the Turkey's biggest Eco Yoga Farm!

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The Exchange

We are committed to organic growing, an ecological lifestyle, and offering holidays on our farm where all buildings are ecologically designed, constructed of stone, wood, or mud-brick, and available for accommodation 12 months of the year. We are looking for volunteers, to help us in general farm tasks as well as the house tasks in exchange for accommodation, food, and knowledge in organic farming and a chance of practicing Yoga some days :)


What you offer

32 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

1 day off per week

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

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

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

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


Requirements

Fluent Turkish or Fluent English

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Living and volunteering in a farm with local people - interacting with a continuous flow of guests throughout the year, will certainly give you the opportunity to learn things like traditional Turkish Cuisine, and ıts unique culture. You can also learn a lot about sustainable and ecological farming practices. Volunteers are also encouraged to talk to visiting Yoga / Meditation Instructors to see ıf they can also be a part of their programs - if they are interested.


Activities & Shift

We accept volunteers over 18 years old, all year round. Since responsibilities are seasonal, take a look at our Farm Calendar to find a time matching your interests.

We offer volunteers, learning the ecological living through experiences in farming, ecological architecture, recycling, compost making, etc.

FARM CALENDAR:
(The below table gives an idea of the annual workload, on a month-by-month basis)
January: Pruning trees, setting cuttings, sowing seeds, planting garlic and onions, making tangerine wine.
February: Pruning trees, setting cuttings, sowing seeds, planting garlic and onions, making tangerine wine.
March: Harvesting Valencia oranges, making orange wine, planting winter onions, sowing seed for summer vegetables, gathering flowers for drying, sheep out to pasture.
April: Preparing the ground for planting out of vegetable seedlings: ploughing, fertilizing


Rules

Our volunteer friends stay, live, eat and socialize just like the rest of our crew members here as well as paid - guests. So we expect them to be in harmony with the surroundings; with all who live here including our animal friends. No specific rules, all common sense.