GG120-en(Gyeonggi-do)-Take a break

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General Information

✔️ Registered 2014

✔️ Host (Age / Gender) 30s / Male

✔️ About us
“Healthy chickens create happy world” is a philosophy that I have in mind. Our farm has run a chicken farm more than 30 years, and has been the first farm to sell fertile chicken eggs. In our village, we have poultry experts and young people who practice permaculture. Recently, we started to be involved in various global warming movements. Our village is 100% self-sufficient, and has sustainable culture, going towards zero carbon emission. We welcome anyone who love the nature!

✔️ Farming Experience Since 1986

✔️ Host Type Cooperative farm with 35,000 chickens

✔️ Main Crop Various vegetables and eggs

✔️ Farming Method
Organic, non antibiotic poultry farming, farmer culture  farming methods.
We started the eco friendly agriculture for the living together life, human and animals and we would like to continue this way of life.

✔️ Organic Lifestyle
Strict recycle, collaborative economy system, self-sufficient food system, compost with food waste


About Host & Member

✔️ Family / Member
A total of 19 members of the community (ten in their 50s and over, five in their 30s, two in their 20s, two children) & 10 farm employees

✔️ Animal 2 Dogs , 3 Cats , 3 Chickens

✔️ English
Basic Conversational English (6 people)

✔️ Other Language
Fluent Japanese (10 people)


WWOOFer’s Work

✔️ Works
Collecting and packaging eggs, pouring egg poultry manure, harvesting, children camp, selling eggs, chicken management, household chore and etc.

Spring : Helping growing chicks, gardening for vegetables
Fall : Helping growing chicks, sweet potatoes harvesting
Winter : Prepare for Winter (protect machines), making Kimchi

* The main product is poultry raising, but also growing vegetables and some other plants. Daily work includes feeding chickens and basic work for gardening and harvesting

✔️ Working Hours
Morning 8:30~ 11:00 (meeting before work, 40~50 minutes are included)
Afternoon 14:00~17:00 (15:30~16:00 tea time)

✔️ WWOOFing Season
All year around available


Cultural Exchange

✔️ Knowledge / Skills WWOOFers can learn
Raising up the chicken, carpentry, iron worker, farming machine technique, experience with community, farmer culture farming method

✔️ Experiences WWOOFers can expect
Party, group study, events, and meetings are held very often. Tour is also possible.

✔️ Preferred WWOOFer
WWOOFers who are interested in chicken farm management and sustainable life, WWOOFers who keep promise and have affections for animals, nature, and people.

✔️ Message to WWOOFers
Our village has been a cooperative society for a long time. It is a perfect to place to experience sustainable farming and cooperative life style. If you open up your mind, then you will find the fullness in the nature and life living with another person. We hope to grow together during your stay.


Accommodation

✔️ Type
Dormitory type housing which includes private room. Shared restroom, bathroom and kitchen are shared with other people

✔️ Room Sharing
Basically 1 room for each one person, You might share a room with a woofer of the same gender, but you will be notified in advance.

✔️ Internet Wifi

✔️ Drink & Smoke Light drinking / No smoking Indoor

✔️Distance from house to farm
50m (literally same place)


Meal

✔️ Sharing a Meal
Breakfast : WWOOFer prepares meal by himself/herself
Lunch & Dinner : WWOOFer has meal with host

✔️ Organic Ingredients 70%

✔️ Vegetarian Vegan, Vegetarian available


Check Point

✔️Preferred Length of Stay Min 2 weeks

✔️ Capacity 4 people

✔️Accept Short Stay(~3 days) No

✔️ Accept Minor(16~18 yrs) Yes

✔️ WWOOFers with Children(under 15 yrs) Considering


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