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Cork
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 25251
Country: Ireland

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Last Updated: May 5, 2017

WE have a small farm, just two acres. We have four large poly tunnels and one small one. We grow mainly asparagus but we also supply the local health food shop and a restaurant with seasonal vegetables and salads. We grow a lot of parsley and make and sell a parsley pesto also.
Steve and I are both musicians. Steve is also a carpenter and I am a painter. We are vegetarians and into healthy eating and I love to cook.
We have three young children, 7, 4 and 18 months old. We also have a dog and two bunny rabbits and hens are on the way!

We have a mobile home close to the house with all its own amenities, wood burning stove, plug-in internet, compost toilet, shower etc. where you can stay which gives us all a little space. We share lunch together always and dinner a coupke of times a week and we provide all your food.
The work consists of gardening in the tunnels ie. watering, weeding, harvesting etc, outside the tunnel - strimming, working with young trees and general maintenance. At the moment we have a lot of wood chopping and storing to be done. I also need some help looking after the kids sometimes.
We are looking for a hard-working, easy going couple or person.
We are also open to a more long term arrangment especially for help with the kids.
We live in a beautiful part of the country, close to lovely beaches and picturesque little towns, good pubs and good music and also lots of local markets.
We have had very positive experiences with helpx so far. We have met so many great people, some who have returned and we stay in contact with them. We look forward to another great exchange of help for a wonderful new experience in our country.

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