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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 4
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 46717
Country: Ireland

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Last Updated: November 12, 2017

Welcome our country cottage nestled in hills close to the town of Ennis, the Burren and Atlantic ocean. We are a family of 4 living on this smallholding . Kevin and Barbara moved here in 2006 with their children and have added garden, polytunnel, orchard in the last few years.

We have a kitchen garden with all vegetables for the house, a polytunnel where we grow tomatoes, cucumber, sweetcorn, etc and a small orchard which we hope to extend before end of February.

AVAILABILITY: WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR 1 or 2 helpers for minimum 2 weeks to help with some farm tasks during January.

Overview of tasks that we require help with:
1. Weeding/clearing and preparation for planting on outdoor raised beds (outdoors and in polytunnel)
2. Repair of fencing on farm
3. Feeding Chickens/Ducks
4. Setting up new beehives
5. Some general tidying on farm
6. Feeding calves and sheep.
7. Cooking cleaning etc
8. Painting
10. Helping with general household chores

Kevin who is from the locality is an Irish musician and thus lots of music is played in the house and in local pubs and festivals.

We are 5km from the town of Ennis which is a thriving town with lots to see and do.

Site type: Smallholding

Organic status: Organic - not certified

Accommodation: Room in house

Food menu: All

Smoking allowed? Only outside

Families welcomed? Yes

Nearest Town: Ennis

Extra information:

We are a multilingual family with Spanish and English spoken on a daily basis but also speak Swedish and understanding of Norwegian, Danish and French

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