JN124-en(Jeollanam-do)

 In Jeollanam-do

General Information

✔️ Registered 2016

✔️ Host (Age / Gender) 50s / Male

✔️ About us
We co-exist based on the philosophy of self-sufficient farming and organic, natural farming in order to protect our Earth. Especially, we try to teach and learn about the natural flow of our ecosystem with children. We make and use our natural organic fertilizer by ourselves.

✔️ Farming Experience Since 2006

✔️ Host Type Organic eco-friendly farm

✔️ Main Crop Various vegetables, beans

✔️ Farming Method
Healthy body and mind are the foundations for happy life. We prioritize the quality of food, so we grow our own food in organic and sustainable ways. We are about 70 – 80% self-sufficient, except for meat.

✔️ Organic Lifestyle
We are trying to use eco-friendly detergent and waste paper and recycling waste


About Host & Member

✔️ Family / Member
One female teacher, one male teacher, three male students, two female students, other visitors.

✔️ Animal
1 Dog + 6 Puppies / 6 Cat / Rabbit / Chicken / Pig, etc.

✔️ English Conversational English

✔️ Other Language Simple Thai, Laotian


WWOOFer’s Work

✔️ Works
*Spring:
Rice farming : preparing for farming, composting, sowing rice seeds, rice planting
Dry-field farming : preparing for farming, pulling weeds, planting potatoes and making pepper farm
+ plating, growing sweet potato cutting, planting perilla and sesame, planting ginger and taro, planting corns, tomatoes, Korean melons and pumpkin

*Summer:
Rice farming : pulling weeds, maintaining ridge between rice paddies
Dry-field farming : pulling weeds, digging out potatoes, picking peppers, planting sweet potatoes, harvesting corns, tomatoes, Korean melons, sowing spinach seeds, planting beans, digging out garlics and onions

*Autumn:
Rice farming : preparing for farming, composting, sowing rice seeds, rice planting
Dry-field farming : Planting cabbages and radishes, picking peppers, digging out sweet potatoes, planting garlics and onions, harvesting pumpkins, planting wheat and barley, harvesting rice, ginger and various types of bean, kimchi-making

✔️ Working Hours
About 4 hours (Fluctuating according to the farming season)

✔️ WWOOFing Season
January (Duration of overseas travel)


Cultural Exchange

✔️ Knowledge / Skills WWOOFers can learn
Baking, Planting and managing rice and perila in sustainable ways,

✔️ Experiences WWOOFers can expect
Growing Korean crops, Tour to Gyeongju, Gongju, Seoul, and Naju, Participate in village events

✔️ Preferred WWOOFer
WWOOFers who are bright, who are good at cooking, who are good at speaking Korean, who like children

✔️ Message to WWOOFers
Welcome to Korea. You might experience difficulties as you are away from your home country. Let’s rather enjoy this difficulty. I would like to show you the real life of Koreans as we work and live together.


Accommodation

✔️ Type Same house with the host

✔️ Room Sharing

✔️ Internet WiFi

✔️ Drink & Smoke Light drinking / No smoking Indoor

✔️ Distance from house to farm
5 ~ 10 minutes on walk (bicycle is provided)


Meal

✔️ Sharing a Meal
WWOOFers has 3 meals with hosts.

✔️ Organic Ingredients 80%

✔️ Vegetarian Available


Check Point

✔️ Preferred Length of Stay
1 month / 3 months / 6 months(The longer the better)

✔️ Capacity
There is a dormitory for 60 people, but preferable to 5 people.

✔️ Accept Short Stay(~3 days) No

✔️ WWOOFers with Children(under 15 yrs) Yes

✔️ Accept Minor(16~18 yrs) Yes


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