Get free stay and food at permaculture farm in serene location


The experience

We are excited to share our life with those looking for a peaceful, natural co-existence with nature. Located close to the most pristine surroundings of the Western Ghats, in a green zone, this is a 4-acre property, about 1.5-2 hours away from the cities of Mumbai and Pune, in the well-connected town of Karjat, in Raigad District of Maharashtra. Set up 3 years back, the farm has well-managed.


What you offer

25 hours of help per week

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

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

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.

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.

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

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


Requirements

Intermediate English or Intermediate Hindi

Between 18 and 40 years old

European Union Passport

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Volunteering Activities
This is a fully-functional farm, where the permaculturist owners are residing most of the time.

 Farming & Gardening the Permaculture Way
The work comprises tree and seed plantation, developing a gardening landscape, tending to
vegetable beds, de-weeding, mulching, harvesting, watering trees, composting etc

 Carpentry / Bamboo Working
We are looking for those with experience in carpentry or something similar

Natural Building (Sustainable Architects)

Photographers & Videographers

Painting / Pottery / Weaving/ Creative Artefacts


Activities & Shift

Contribution Timings
Though we encourage free-flowing work contribution, as per the convenience and preference of the individual; however, we expect the individual to contribute about 5 hours per day to the work activities. As per the climate, the suggested timings are as follows

Morning - 8 to 11 AM
Evening - 4 to -6 PM
For the rest of the daytime, people are free to spend time playing with animals, spending time on the Machan, reading, or indulging in personal activities.


Rules

NOTE:
 Under no circumstances, the consumption of any intoxicating drugs of any kind such as
alcohol, cigarettes, bidis, marijuana or any such drugs / chemicals shall be done at the
Natutarian Farmstead premises.
 This is an organic and plant-based (pure vegetarian in the real sense) place. No animals-
based foods (Meat, eggs, milk, honey) are consumed here. You are requested not to use any
animal-based and processed foods from outside, as we encourage people to consume only
whole-foods-plant-based organic food in this premises.
 Please do not consume factory-made, chemical-laden hygiene products (such as soaps,
shampoo, toothpaste, and oils) brought from outside.