GN123-en(Gyeongsangnam-do)

 In Gyeongsangnam-do

General Information

✔️ Registered 2020

✔️ Host (Age / Gender) 30s / Female

✔️ About us
The Dandelion Community is a Christian community that aims to live a simple, deep-rooted, and pure life, just like a Dandelion. People of all ages live together, share meals, work together, and worship together. For students in Dandelion School, we try to maintain a safe environment. Work can be fluid, depending on the needs in the community. Also, there might be some inconveniences in sharing the accommodation with neighbors except for the living space.    

✔️ Farming Experience Since 1995

✔️ Host Type
Community village with farm, natural poultry farming, and alternative school (secondary)

✔️ Main Crop
Rice, red pepper, cabbage, radish, various leaf vegetables, onions, garlic, corn, pumpkin, beans, cucumbers, eggplant, sweet potatoes, potatoes, carrots, various herbs, etc.

✔️ Farming Method
Natural farming, No-pesticide, No-chemical fertilizer, Give food waste to pigs or compost, Self-sufficient life and farming

✔️ Organic Lifestyle
We try to avoid using disposables as much as possible. Zero food waste. Solar energy, Recycle and upcycle, Self-sufficient life


About Host & Member

✔️ Family / Member Community members and staff

✔️ Animal Over 800 chickens

✔️ English Fluent English

✔️ Other Language


WWOOFer’s Work

✔️ Works
– January : Taking care of chickens and goats, field stuff 
– February : Taking care of chickens and goats, field stuff 
– March : Taking care of chickens and goats, planting seedlings, applying compost,  
– April : Taking care of chickens and goats, planting rice seeds, planting seedlings, grow vegetables, crop management(Watering, weeding),  Feeding animals
– May : Taking care of chickens and goats, planting rice, crop management(Watering, weeding), Feeding animals
– June : Taking care of chickens and goats, crop management(Watering, weeding), Feeding animals
– July : Taking care of chickens and goats, crop management(Watering, weeding), Feeding animals

✔️ Working Hours
we expect 5 hours a day, but it is flexible.


– August : Taking care of chickens and goats, crop management(Watering, weeding), Feeding animals, harvesting and planting fall crops
– September : Taking care of chickens and goats, crop management(Watering, weeding), Feeding animals, making preservation food
– October : Taking care of chickens and goats,autumn harvest, crop management(Watering, weeding), Feeding animals, making preservation food
– November : Taking care of chickens and goats,autumn harvest, crop management(Watering, weeding), Feeding animals, making preservation food
– December : Taking care of chickens and goats,autumn harvest, crop management(Watering, weeding), Feeding animals, making preservation food

✔️ WWOOFing Season Available all year around


Cultural Exchange

✔️ Knowledge / Skills WWOOFers can learn
Natural poultry farming, organic farming, meat processing (sometimes)

✔️ Experiences WWOOFers can expect
Daily farming and poultry farming, community experience

✔️ Preferred WWOOFer
Anyone who has no difficulty living together, is faithful and keeps promises, is positive and able to communicate, is responsible for his or her life, can speak English, and has Christian faith, if possible.

✔️ Message for WWOOFers
The Dandelion Community is not a single family but a Christian community with people of all ages. Communication is the important thing because people of different ages and backgrounds and cultures, are living together. Please let us be aware of your questions or difficulties and open up your mind to various cultures. Foreign friends who are skilled in agriculture will often give orders and work together. Drinking alcohol and smoking are not allowed because we are composed of alternative schools and Christian communities.


Accommodation

✔️ Type
Separate room for WWOOFers, but share the common room  

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

✔️Internet WiFi

✔️ Drink & Smoke No drinking / No smoking

✔️ Distance from house to farm 5min. by walk


Meal

✔️ Sharing a Meal
We eat together 3 meals a day

✔️ Organic Ingredients 
Everything we produce on the farm is organic. Rice, eggs, vegetables, etc.

✔️ Vegetarian
No (you can eat optional in prepared meals)


Check Point

✔️ Preferred Length of Stay
In less than a week, 2 weeks, 2 weeks to 1 month, 1 month or more, depending on the Wwoofer, or the need for a farm.
The maximum period for one time is 3 months.

✔️ Capacity 2 people

✔️Accept Short Stay(~3 days) No

✔️ WWOOFers with Children(under 15 yrs) Yes

✔️ Accept Minor(16~18 yrs) Yes

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