All Year: March-October
Area (ha): 45 acres
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 6857
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Last Updated: November 25, 2015
We are full now until April
The following projects are planned and help is needed from helpers who wish to help on a 3-4 week time scale.longer stays are possible for people with appropriate skills and work ethic.
Looking for people who can help with;
Facebook marketing urgently.
Crazy golf course build.
New accommodation and dining area refurbishment.
Development of assault ropes course
Tree planting and hedge planting
Nature walk development
A zip line
For November and December we now have availability for a few weeks.
A climbing wall
Camping and camper van parking area.
We hope to continue to build a giant Tree house for our Airsoft players so if you have skills which can help us do this we would be delighted.The hard stuff is already done.
For July we would like to hear from ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS who can help at our Camp for 3-4 weeks also anyone out there who likes to cook for teenagers during the camp.
Can accommodate long term stay for suitable people willing to get stuck in and learn new tasks.Would like to hear from 2-3 teachers interested in being with us for July with lots of energy and a sense of great fun to help make our camp a very enjoyable one.
Develop allotments to provide food for the house ,a school project and homeless people.
We have a plan in our minds to build or grow an amazing maze in the future so if you have ideas for this we would welcome them too,we have starting growing the hedge plants from slips already.
We are a small family farm trying to diversify into different activities to help make the farm more profitable.
We are looking for ideas from interesting people who can help us with our mission.
Located near a village and 10 minutes to city.We have Cattle,dogs and cats and fowl.
We will provide food and accommodation on the farm.We try to grow enough vegetables for everyone.
We are interested in developing an open farm or an activity based farm,--any ideas!
All skills welcome.
Preferably come during March to October for 3-4weeks of stay. Time off for travel. wifi available.
Presently we have a Summer English Language camp during July and want to find people (agents)who will also send us students for August and September.
We run a garden project for disadvantaged students from an inner city school during school terms. Students come out every week to learn about gardening. We would like to expand this to offer areas for other people to use our land to grow their own vegetables.
Below are pictures of accommodation, vegetable and activity tunnel, and our Airsoft camp.
Jobs that we can offer at different times of the year are gardening,weeding,vegetable growing,painting,cleaning and tidying,preparing area for airsoft including building a toilet and reception area,planting a hedge,repairing stone wall,cutting wood and chopping,meeting and greeting players of airsoft(weekends) and helping with sports activities during the afternoons during July or
teaching English classes to foreign children during July plus going on excursions at weekends with these to see various parts of Ireland.
Would like someone to build a website for our farm to include our open farm and Airsoft site and allotments garden centre and Camper van park.
Accommodation is in Student hostel but main meals with family.Working day begins from 9.30.am until 5.00.pm.with breaks for tea and lunch and rain and stories and shopping and travels.
Projects for 2015 which I am planning to start in March are developing an overnight RV or Camper van parking area,building a good website for all the activities on our farm and promoting this on the web,
Creating and marketing our Allotment site building more shelters and sheds for our new animals and poultry we will get for our open farm which we hope to open in 2016,1
clearing pathways for nature walks in the wood and creating posters and information points along the way,
building nice seating for tourists for our picnic area,
planting more trees for hedging ,apple, pear and plum trees and more fruit bushes,
extending our raised beds for our school project.
We also hope to finish our everlasting water wheel project to bring water to our fish pond.
We hope to start at the end of March until October but with restricted accommodation in July as we run our summer school then but those with experience in teaching English or sports and helping in activities are welcome to apply then.
Write and let us know how you can help.We have a few unfinished projects left over from last year and will try and get to grips with them too.
All skills welcome including cleaning and cooking as we may have several people be here at any one time.we require one person to take full charge of the accommodation hostel for the 3-4 week stay and help with the household duties.
We want you to suggest other ideas for us too!We would like help in doing an audit of our farm and what its potential is so that we can try and reach it at some time in the future.