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Amanda and Simon – farm owners “Manna House”, met me at the station The Bottle, not far from the beautiful town of Tarragona. Kind-hearted people, British, live on this farm already 5 years. Как оказалось, it is quite a popular thing – move from Britain in these parts in the retirement age, and many farms are owned by the British. Amanda was an English teacher – knows and is able to explain, if I do not understand something, and that's how I receive daily English lessons. 🙂
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So, I live on an eco-farm, in excellent two-story house with all amenities. In my possession kitchen with all necessary, gas stove and cast iron stove, individual toilet / shower, unlimited internet, Satellite TV and on the second floor of a double bed with orthopedic mattress.
Что значит эко-ферма?
- Electricity from solar panels
- Water from its own source, depth 200 meters.
- Hot water is heated by gas boiler
- Separate waste collection
- Avoiding the use of chemicals in farming
Of the volunteers on the farm I alone, since it is winter, and come here reluctantly. In season runs about 5-7 volunteers. The daily routine is usually different, depends on the season and weather. But my hosts try to stick to the same timetable, and it is about the:
- Working with 9:30 to 11:00
- Coffee break with 11:00 to 11:30
- Working with 11:30 to 13:00
- Lunch and rest with 13:00 to 15:00
- Working with 15:00 to 17:00
- Dinner at 19:30
The food here is very British. Coffee Break – it's just coffee with cake or cookies. For lunch, rather Lunch, something easy. Generally, it sandwiches, soup or omelet. Time dense food – ужин. Typically, this impressive size pan or dish: potato, Figure, chicken, salads, frankfurters – always something new. Meal passes with the hosts at the same table.
And now the most interesting: before a trip to the farm, I warned the owners, I do not have special skills, what they said, that the whole train. Indeed, All training takes place on-site, the hosts are very lucidly explains everything, to tell them that I do a good job.
The main task now – preparation of olive trees for the new season. Prior to the beginning of flowering pores (the end of March) need to have time to remove the young shoots from the roots of trees and crop tops so, that the trees did not grow up, and breadth.
Also have another job, but it is less. For example – gather firewood for the stove, clean container for feeding chickens and ducks, paint the walls of the house with a special solution, weed something or prepare the beds for new plantings.
Overall, nothing complicated, and the work under the warm sun warm, in clean air, surrounded by beautiful scenery – great pleasure!