Daily tasks: Organic methods of soil prep., composting, planting, nurturing, harvesting, milling and delivery. Organic dairy including cheese and yogurt making. Animal care - cows and chickens. Use of heavy equipment - tractors, milling machinery, logging equipment.
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39 Opportunities for area : Natural Environment
Daily tasks: Volunteers will take part in all aspects of developing the housing and garden. They will take part in the construction of bamboo huts, in collaboration with experienced workers of the Bamboo center. They will work on the development of the garden, using permaculture principles. After a period of time, a committed volunteer could take over the coordination of the project.
Daily tasks: Developing and maintaining the school garden (e.g. planting, weeding, mulching, building beds, harvesting,...) but also, if interested, developing educational projects to implement with children (e.g. learning about, observing and caring for the plants, building compost, garden decoration and land art, cooking the food we grow, making herbal remedies,... the possibilities are endless!) .
Daily tasks: Preparing menus, cooking and preparing tables. Collaborate with the farm manager to set up the quantity of products needed to be harvested for the Café. Interact with the customers An artistic inclination is welcome to work on the café's ambience Maintain the café's consistent and efficient running.
Daily tasks: Undertake the whole development of gardens and landscape products. First stage of conceptual design : study ideas, develop design briefs ; In a technical development stage: develop prototypes, evaluation of costs, source materials. In a final presentation stage : develop visuals for discussion with the team, followed by a formal visual presentation of the final product to include in a catalogue.
Daily tasks: Organize workshops for children. Find ressources, topics, facilitators and collaborate with all the others sectors of the farm to get into a pedagogical purpose. Collaborate with the teachers of TLC (The Learning Community), an educative unit of Auroville for children.
Daily tasks: A variety of jobs on the field (planting, mulching, harvesting, nursery and seed saving), CSA production and delivery, help with cooking at the café. As your relationship to the farm deepens you are encouraged to find a specific area of focus : the café, media, art, seed bank, research...