GN102-en(Gyeongsangnam-do)

 In Gyeongsangnam-do

General Information

✔️ Registered 2010.03

✔️ Host (ge / Gender) Male

✔️ About us
In our farm, we have persimmon trees that have grown for 130 years and a naturally built pond. We are also the first persimmon farm to have a sales contract with department stores in Korea. Our farm not only produces agricultural products, but also provides a culture exchange program which emphasizes on regional and traditional foods. We make compost by fermenting with herbs. If there are farm stay tourists, WWOOFers might assist and participate in the cultural exchange program.

✔️ Farming Experience Since 1990

✔️ Host Type Certified organic farm / Agritourism farm

✔️ Main Crop sweet persimmon, strawberry, rice

✔️ Farming Method
Fertilizer-Free (Use eco-friendly fertilizer), Pesticide-free, GAP, Low carbon agricultural goods,

✔️ Organic Lifestyle
We provide tumblers instead of disposable cups. We recommend the use of eco-bags instead of plastic bags.


About Host & Member

✔️ Family / Member
Host’ wife, elder sister of the host, farm workers

✔️ Animal Puppies, chickens, horses, geese, mini pigs.

✔️ English
Simple English, daughter and farm employee English available

✔️ Other Language


WWOOFer’s Work

✔️ Works
Summer: Fruit thinning, Removing weeds
Autumn: Harvesting and packaging persimmons
Winter: Pruning, Making packages, Composting
All year round: Feeding and caring for farm animals, Taking care of young farm visitors

✔️ Working Hours 5 hours a day (09 to 15:00)

✔️ WWOOFing Season except July and August


Cultural Exchange

✔️ Knowledge / Skills WWOOFers can learn
Persimmon plantation techniques

✔️ Experiences WWOOFers can expect
Taking a tour, Cooking (depends on season)

✔️ Preferred WWOOFer
WWOOFers who are friendly and active. WWOOFers with high motivation and enthusiasm are especially in need during the autumn, the busiest period of the farm. We welcome anyone who has interests in farming.

✔️ Message to WWOOFers
Since our farm tries to cooperate with a village to promote agriculture industry in this area, we are always full with visitors and diverse activities, especially during the spring and autumn. You will be exposed to new people and experiments in our farm.


Accommodation

✔️ Type
Stay at the community lodging facility in the village, equipped with toilet, bathroom & small kitchen, living room.(Stay in a different building from the host)

✔️ Room Sharing
You might share a room with a woofer of the same gender, but you will be notified in advance.

✔️ Internet Wifi (accommodation, dining room, and office)

✔️ Drink & Smoke Light drinking / No smoking Indoor

✔️ Distance from house to farm 3 to 5 minutes by walk


Meal

✔️ Sharing a Meal
Wwoofer has meal with host’s families at dinner. Sometimes at lunch Wwoofer has meal with host’s families and staffs at the village restaurant, breakfast is eaten with the host or served individually in accommodation (bread, jam, cereal, milk, etc.)

✔️ Organic Ingredients
More than 90% of local food, 50% of eco-friendly food ingredients

✔️ Vegetarian Vegetarian available


Check Point

✔️ Preferred Length of Stay 5 days – 2 weeks

✔️ Capacity 2 people

✔️Accept Short Stay(~3 days) No

✔️ WWOOFers with Children(under 15 yrs) No

✔️ Accept Minor(16~18 yrs) No


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