PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING!
We have a long time experience on organic growing and we are passionate about hosting volunteers and sharing all sort of knowledge we got along the years, but please be aware that in our farm you will be involved in a real work environment that requires your full involvement. For this reason, WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING PEOPLE WILLING TO MAKE A LIVING FROM AGRICULTURE.
You are welcome to apply if you are passionate about agroecology, really enjoy farm work and outdoor living, is willing to learn and develop your capabilities, to develop a holistic understanding of agriculture, farm management and grow your own stuff and make a living out of it.
THE MINIMUM STAY IS TWO WEEKS! We understand this is the minimum length for a person to learn the basics of our farm and to become autonomous. Longer stays are preferable. We also regard proactivity. So try to understand the system as quick as you can. We will make our selection according to your will to get immersed in such experience.
Let us know what your intentions are and the skills you own. Please keep in mind that we carry different activities along the seasons, so longer you stay, greater your experience will be.
Whatever the length of your stay, YOU WILL BE LIVING WITH US. This is our home and living with other people requires mutual respect. Since that, everyone is required to help with basic activities like cleaning, cooking and keeping your stuff tidy. This is all interconnected with our way of life. Be proactive with that and you will be rewarded with our gratitude and friendship!
After all, beyond food and a place to sleep, we are willing to provide you with an intensive learning experience.
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