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Market garden and small holding need help with routine work

World, Europe, Ireland, Ballymore

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Travel dates

About the workproject

We need 4 volunteers

We are a small farm, just 9 acres trying to follow in the footsteps of amazing market gardeners before us. Biodiversity, conservation and sustable living are high priorities of ours. We need help on the farm to keep daily jobs going like feeding animals etc, and extra hands to complete interesting new projects like a cob pizza oven and new education programme. We have chickens, pig, horses and a dog and cat. The main work is in the garden, growing using organic, no dig and permaculture principles.

About the host

Kate (36)

Host since

2020

Languages

English

Kate and Tom with baby Fern. Moved to the farm 4 years ago and are working hard to create something really beautiful. We would love your help.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us


Work to be done

  • farming

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 6 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • camper, tent

We have a small caravan that sleeps two people, either as a double or two singles. It is not luxury but it is warm and dry. We can also offer a tent when the weather is slightly warmer. Cooking facilities ate shared and as of this year there will be a geodome available to volunteers for relaxing in the evenings. The toilet is a compost toilet in the forest and showers are in the main house until the separate shower is completed this spring hopefully.

  • self catering

We will provide you with ingredients and fresh vegetables from the farm but volunteers cook for themselves.

  • no money is involved