Manual farm work which may vary from day to day. Some examples : Taking care of farm animals- Cleaning coops and barns- Preparing homemade food for chickens- Making different types of composts like cold/hot compost, bokashi as one of the major steps of permaculture is to create our own self-sufficient soil - Establishing raised garden beds and filling them - Making our own lactobacillus serums- General cleaning of farm area- Finding or in some cases making new tools- And an endless cycle of collecting free resource as we need to utilize them in certain parts of the year
Unterkunft und Verpflegung
There is a volunteer house for 4 people with a shared toilet and kitchen. In addition, food service will be available at the shared social area.
Lage und Freizeit
Rural area near Istanbul. On free days volunteers can reach Istanbul city center by public transport.
Wer organisiert das Projekt?
Nesin Foundation (https://www.nesinvakfi.org) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkxXLleM3E0) was established by the well-known Turkish author Aziz Nesin and the farm of Nesin Foundation was founded in order to provide the foundation s children with healthy food. For the past year, the farm itself is in a transformation process according to the principles of permaculture.
This is a project with flexible dates, volunteers can apply for any time and duration but minimum 2 weeks.
The work will be physcally hard from time to time. Volunteers must be ready to work in bad weather conditions and on a muddy surface when needed. If the weather is too bad, indoor work will be offered. A good motivation is requested on the application form.