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HerbaFarm

Our farm locates at upper Gokcebel village mountains in Yalikavak, Bodrum, Mugla with the 15000 m2 of land. We grow fruits such as carob, olive, fig, pomegranate, lemon, grapefruit, tangerine, orange, apricot, banana, mulberry, grape, strawberry, golden berry and aromatic and medicinal herbs such as sage, thyme, lavender, lemon balm, peppermint, rosemary, laurel, st john’s wort with organic farming and permaculture rules. We also have free range goose, duck, chicken and quail at our farm.

We host our guests and volunteers at our ecologic wooden bungalow which is built under the consultancy of “Building Biology and Ecology Institute of Turkey”. This bungalow has two rooms with individual bathrooms. We also provide land for tents. We cook our breakfasts, lunches and dinners at our open air kitchen all together with the fresh vegetables from our garden.

We prepare tomato pastes, pickles, jams, carob molasses, salted olives, fig pastes for the winter season. We grind carobs and cook carob cakes and cookies. We produce st john’s wort oil, we collect and dry medicinal herbs.

We organize seminars at “Herbafarm Akademi” about permaculture, organic farming, medicinal herbs, gardening…

VOLUNTEER WORKS:
JAN: Pruning, gardening FEB: Pruning, grafting MAR: Preparing seedlings APR: Preparing vegetable garden, installing drip irrigation MAY-JUN: Watering, hoeing, garden care, mulching JUL: Making ‘salça’ (tomato paste), making pickles, food canning and drying AUG: Picking carob and figs, making ‘salça’ (tomato paste), making pickles, food canning and drying SEP: Cleaning the garden OCT: Planting winter vegetables NOV: Olive harvest, picking, cutting and stacking wood DEC: Garden care, olive harvest, picking, cutting and stacking wood ALL YEAR LONG: Coop and duck pool cleaning, helping with kitchen works, picking herbs

AVAILABILITY CALENDAR
When Can You Visit HerbaFarm ?
Volunteer Guest
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Type of Tasks Gardening-Farming,Animal Care,Housework,Production/Processing/Packing
Features Local Seed/Traditional Production,Eco-Friendly Architecture,Agriculture/Horticulture/Gardening,Eco-Friendly Cleaning,Education of Ecological Living