GW109-en(Gangwon-do)

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General Information

✔️ Registered 2013

✔️ Host (Age / Gender) 60s / Male

✔️ About us
We are a pine tree farm since 2005. We also grow our own fruits and vegetables, and raise chickens and mountain goats. We appreciate the sustainable way of living that was practiced in the 18th century, and try to make our own food.
We incorporate by products from farm animals into fertilizers and accelerate microorganism activity in producing fruit and vegetable.

✔️ Farming Experience Since 2005

✔️ Host Type
Organic farm (Corns, Sweet Potatoes, Fruits, cereals, chicken and sheeps)

✔️ Main Crop sweet potatoes, beans, garlic, garden trees

✔️ Farming Method
Conservation cropping system incorporating animals, No-mulching, Saving rain water

✔️ Organic Lifestyle
We avoid using disposable products and detergents. We walk short distances


About Host & Member

✔️ Family / Member Host’s wife and daughter

✔️ Animal 11 goats, 50 chicken and 2 dogs

✔️ English Conversational English / Host’s daughter: fluent English

✔️ Other Language


WWOOFer’s Work

✔️ Works
Spring: Transplanting pine trees and pruning fruit trees, sowing vegetables
Summer: Seeding a season grain, packing an apple, pear and grape with a bag to protect from bug, pulling weeds
Fall: Harvesting a grains, picking fruits, harvesting sweet potatoes, making wine and enzyme.
Winter: Making Kimchi, gathering the firewood for heating.

✔️ Working Hours
6 hours a day (if the working hours become longer, then in the other day, it will be compensated)

✔️ WWOOFing Season all year around


Cultural Exchange

✔️ Knowledge / Skills WWOOFers can learn
Traditional mud house, raising a mountain goat, landscape management

✔️ Experiences WWOOFers can expect
Picking up eggs, milking a mountain sheep, fishing, walking a dog

✔️ Preferred WWOOFer
Highly motivated WWOOFers with positive thinking who enjoy cooking. Korean as a second language is a plus.

✔️ Message to WWOOFers
Please come with peaceful mind and body and be ready to experience diverse cultures and people.


Accommodation

✔️ Type Spare room in the host’s house

✔️ Room Sharing
If the wwoofer allows, then the room can be shared with other wwoofer but if it’s not, 1 room for each person is also available.

✔️ Internet Wireless Internet (Wifi)

✔️ Drink & Smoke Light drinking / No smoking Indoor

✔️ Distance from house to farm Near


Meal

✔️ Sharing a Meal WWOOFer has 3 meals with host

✔️ Organic Ingredients 90%

✔️ Vegetarian Vegan available


Check Point

✔️ Preferred Length of Stay over 1 week

✔️ Capacity 4 people

✔️ Accept Short Stay(~3 days) No

✔️ WWOOFers with Children(under 15 yrs) No

✔️ Accept Minor(16~18 yrs) Yes


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