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Collaborate with Solitude Farm

Duration: 6 months

Daily Tasks

Volunteers can engage in Farm work and learn organic farming based on principles of permaculture. The farm requries volunteers for many other associated activities of food processing, Cafe management&cooking, social media graphics&updates , Admin emails & Correspondence, Events, Maintenance -electrical/plumbing/carpentary etc, Please look at opportunity description below for details.

Skills gained

Natural farming, permaculture, community life, local food production, nursery work, seed saving, eco building, running community supported agriculture (CSA)

Opportunity Description

 

Context or the need

Solitude farm is engaged with premaculture farming and has taken up many initiatives/activities with a view to actively promote premaculture.

For more information please click on links below

Solitude Farm

http://www.aurovillepermaculture.in/

 

 

Opportunity Description

Social Media Management / Communications

Documentation of farming activities, Cafe, Workshops/education

Marketing for the workshop, events

Leaflets, pamphlets for different aspects of the farm (Cafe, education, farm, food processing)

Cafe

Cafe set up/front desk support/maintenance cafe area

Kitchen support/Food preparations - smoothies, ice creams, vegan salads etc , Main farm meal, harvest.

Farm

All aspects of natural farming and permaculture.

Nursery, general farm work, harvesting, mulching, seeding etc

Education/workshops

Administration - Managing email correspondence, registrations, event promotions

Conducting training, the Farm tour, workshops with schools, groups

Food Processing & Seed bank

Co-ordinating with the farm & kitchen (Cafe) for leaves, flowers & fruits.

Preparing & packaging -Ayurvedic powders, dried flowers etc, Jams, Pickles, dried fruits, enzyme soaps. 

Seed bank - Co-ordinating with the farm for seeds, storage, labelling and packaging.

 

General Maintenance

Plumbing - Maintaining & developing irrigation system 

Carpentry -Building & developing infrastructure (cafe, accommodation etc)

Vehicle maintenance

Eco Music Festival Co-ordinator & Concerts

Lively Up Your Earth 7th edition

Co-ordinating with Bands, stalls, workshops, parking, food etc

Funding

 

Timing

 

Morning hours 8.00 to 12.00, Monday to Friday.
Afternoon hours 14.00 to 16.30, Monday to Friday.

Prerequisites

Willingness to learn and openness to explore|Good physical and mental condition|Interest in community life & organic farming|Easy contact with people|Commitment, dedication, and will assimilate the ideals of the farm|

Language skills

Software skills

No Software Specified

Computer required

NO