Farming market at the SunFarmCamp
Description: The location of the host for this project is in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains in the beautiful countryside of Bulgaria. The Sun Farm Camp is a working rabbit farm, with a spacious yard and facilities available for agrotourism and rural holidays. The goal of this project is to prepare a terrain for organizing a local farming market. The region of the farm – Stambolovo – is a famous wine area with organic grapes and authentic home wineries. Participate in this camp is a lovely opportunity for you to taste local culture and cuisine, become part of the local community and support sustainable development of the area.
Type of Work: Cleaning tasks include cleaning of the street in front of the farm where the farming market will take place, cleaning the camp site, helping with rabbits, repairing the gate of the camp, creating adventure facilities for kids with recycle materials (wood, stones, rope & old tires), gardening, planting, repairing wooden chairs & tables, making wooden signs, painting the front gate and fence, etc.
Study Theme: The subject of the camp is to prepare the street and the camp site for the farming market which will also be part of the workcamp and volunteers will actively take part in its organization and connduction. On top of this main subject, themes of the sessions and workshops will be: arts&crafts, diy projects, local traditions and culture, environmental protection, sustainable development.
Accommodation: Sleep is organized in large comfortable tents for 2 to 4 people, pads are included. Toilets and bathrooms available. Please, bring your own sleeping bags. Volunteers will receive food supplies and will be responsible for breakfast & evening meals, as well as cleaning in kitchen teams. Lunch will be cooked by the host. Take some typical food from your home country for the international evening.
Requirements: Volunteers have to take safe working shoes and old clothes with them, as well as hat or buff. Summer is hot in Bulgaria, but you still need a sweatshirt or a thin jacket for the evenings. Moskitos repellent can always be needed, as well as sun protection cream. Take your swimming suit and a sunbath towel.
Approximate Location: Nearest town - Haskovo. Nearest airports - Sofia (250km), Plovdiv (100km), Burgas (220km)