Small farm gardening, animals & maintenance

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The experience

Ongoing projects: regular walks up the aqueduct to the source in the river to clear it of debris (spring and summer),gardening, wood collecting and processing, digging garden beds,planting, harvesting, foraging, composting, looking after the goats and cuyas, general maintenance, landscaping and the various small tasks that go along with a self sufficient lifestyle.


What you offer

32 hours of help per week

Building & Repairing: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


What you get

2 days 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.

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

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.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Permaculture Course: Take part in our Permaculture course for free.

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


Requirements

Over 18 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or partners)

Be from outside Greece


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

This is a self sufficient homestead, you become part of the household here during your stay.




Activities & Shift

Planting, weeding, plant care. Digging, preparing garden beds. Harvesting. Preserving food. Looking after various animals (goats, chicks, Guinea pigs, cat and snail farm) Baking sourdough. Cleaning. Cooking, general odd jobs, repairing and fixing stuff. In other words, all the stuff you'd imagine on a small homestead farm.


Rules

There is an orientation book for you to read when you arrive, and also a box of cards with checklists for the various jobs.