Live a natural lifestyle near Mumbai
Natutarian Farm is a 4-acre permaculture farm and eco-stay with a well-managed and growing permaculture food forest with robust supporting infrastructure such as solar power, overhead tanks, water management systems, vegetable beds, kitchen garden, plantations, garden, a functional outdoor kitchen, adequate accommodation, and cute farm animals to keep you company.
We are looking for like-minded nature enthusiasts, with a variety of skill sets, who will work with nature to help us with plantation, farming, carpentry, natural building and more, and contribute to achieving self-sustainability, while learning and enjoying the process and building their credentials.
For volunteers, we offer free accommodation and plant-based food.
What category best describes your hosting arrangement? 🏡
Location – Where is your volunteer project located?🌏
in Karjat, Near Mumbai in India
What are you looking for help with?
- Farming/Gardening 🌿🐄
- General Help 💁♀️
What’s the mission of your community? 🎯
Natutarian is an initiative that was founded with an aim to renature the world, by creating and spreading awareness about natural ways of living, eating and healing. Our objective is to empower people to realise healthier, happier, and stress-free lives that they only envision, but are seldom able to implement themselves.
At Natutarian, we work towards helping people to explore proximity to nature, learn more about natural farming and food growing through the food forest concept, observe and get familiar with the biodiversity around, and finally, develop / volunteer at / sustain food forest or communities, in more natural areas, with ecological homes, natural ponds, pools and other structures. And, finally, have their own blissful, self-sufficient natural food forests and ecological homes to live and flourish in.
Volunteers’ age restrictions 🔞
We can host volunteers (couples and individuals) from 18-35 years.
This is a plant-based and chemical-free farm. No animal-based foods (Meat, eggs, milk, honey), processed food, intoxication and alcohol, smoking etc will be allowed here.
We have a minimum stay requirement of 1 week.
How many volunteers could you host? 🎎
- A couple of volunteers
When do you usually need volunteers? 📅
- All round the year
How many hours of help per day? ⏱
- 4-5 hours of help per day
How many days of help per week? 🌒
- 5 days per week – 2 days off
Note about the volunteer work and other expectations 📝
Volunteering activities – Farming and gardening -The work comprises tree and seed plantation, garden landscaping, de-weeding, mulching, harvesting, watering, composting, general clearing up, and other associated tasks. We offer accommodation in aesthetic naturally built rooms or wood and bamboo huts on the premises on a sharing basis.
Are accommodation and food included? 🏠🍜
Yes, we offer food and accommodation
What type of accommodation can you provide? 🏕
- Dormitory/shared rooms 🛌
Diet – nutrition information 🥗🥤
This is a plant-based farm, with only vegan meals available. Volunteers will have to assist/work on meal preparation for themselves.
Fee transparency 🆓🔍
No associated charges, if volunteers work 25 hrs per week. This is a volunteer exchange.
VISA SUPPORT – Are you able to assist with visa support, and information, or provide invitation letters? 🛂
Maybe. We can help with an invitation letter if the candidate has good qualifications. 💁♀️
Volunteers’ benefits 🏆🏅
- Learn permaculture in a chemical-free food forest
- Detoxify in a natural environment
- Exchange of local language, customs, cooking, farming and food
What are the available activities during free time? 🚴🚣🦒
- Indoor games
- Access to hammocks
- WIFI in common areas
- A range of books
Tropical Indian weather
How to get to your site ✈ 🗺
Karjat town is well connected to Mumbai and Pune via local trains, buses, cars, and cabs.
The farm is a 30 mins drive from Karjat town and well connected by auto rickshaw/tuk-tuk
Is there internet access? 🌐
“Paying guests” Option. Could you accommodate “solidarity” tourists? 🎎
Yes, we can accommodate eco/responsible tourists & paying guests 👌
CONTACT DETAILS 🔍📧
If you are interested in volunteering at this permaculture food forest farm near Mumbai, India, please reach out to the hosts using one of the following contact methods:
Hostname 📛 Natutarian
Host Email ✉ natutarian@gmail DOT com
Social media: Our Facebook page
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