A 6 hrs a day volunteering experience at a Mango and Cashew Nut Orchard (Western Ghats - Ratnagiri )
7 days
English, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati
18 or higher
Detailed Schedule

6 Hrs a day

First Half

  • 8 AM to 1 PM

Second Half

  • 3 PM to 5 PM

Focused work on Home steading, self-sufficiency, building vegetables patches, spices, chicken, fish  etc. .

The things you will learn
  • Philosophy of working with Nature, utilizing plants and animals in their natural functions
  • Building a vegetable raised bed garden
  • Learn about Organic farming and Nature conservation
  • How to maintain cashew and Mango trees , routine Maintenance, Weeding, Pruning, Harvesting, Processing and grading mangoes and cashew nuts
What’s included in the experience
  • Home stay - shared accommodation (2-3 People) with attached bath, toilet, kitchen.
  • Transport can be arranged from Mumbai at a cost
  • Location connected by road (Mandangad Bus Depot 4kms )
Useful guidelines
  • Volunteers should be aware that this is living on a farm, so come at your own risk.
  • Comfortable casual clothes and all terrain shoes are required.
  • Cannot accommodate pets or children.
  • Beautiful mountainous region of western ghats , home of amazing wildlife. Carry your cameras.
  • Two beautiful beaches Kelshi and Velas 35 kms from our farm (Turtle conservation)
  • Please try to join the experience on or before the given time
  • Please carry a proof of identification with you
  • Always communicate through Freebirds and never transfer money outside the Freebirds platform
  • You can cancel upto 3 days before the experience is scheduled to start
Experience location
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