The hosts, who returned to live in their hometown after retirement, own approximately 70 acres of land. The visitors stay in a village house area separated in toÂÂ
two sections, one called “Bağlık”, the other “Yukarı”. Beans, fruits and all kinds of vegetables are planted in the farm where village lifeÂÂ
will be intensively experienced. The lead host is one of the notable people in the village. Although the fundamental means of livelihood of the region isn’t agriculture,ÂÂ
it has many properties using ecological agriculture methods. Wildlife is abundant and healthy in the region and it is possible to enjoy wildlife observation in free time.ÂÂ
4 or 5 families live in the village year round. These families are involved with livestock. In the village it is possible to learn bread making as well as other activiteisÂÂ
such as molasses making, mushroom and rosehip collection and winter preparation. The host Mr Kalalı wants to support life and is obstinately against HES (hydoelectricÂÂ
power plant) operations in the region.
Volunteers with profound farming knowledge are preferred. Due to the culture of the region visitors are expected to pay attention to their clothings.
July: weeding, irrigation
August: weeding, fruit harvest, irrigation
September: walnut, rice, corn harvest, irrigation