Preview HOST LIST
Sustainable agro-tourism project. We host volunteers interested in becoming an integral part of what we offer at our nine room guesthouse. Outdoor jobs (pruning, planting, weeding, gather acorn, etc) usually from October to March. Our housekeeping position is available year round and is open to couples over 21 years old. Housekeepers help with jam & marmalade making and gardening although their main responsibility is cleaning and laundry.
Months Needed: from October to March – [Children=No, Pets=ok]
GR-002 Is a small family that runs a retreat centre. We offer long and short retreats in mainly Thai massage, as well as yoga, chi gong, nutrition, meditation and other holistic therapies and spiritual practices. We have eucalyptus, orange, almond, mulberry, fig, peach, plum and apricot trees. We have 2 children, a dog, some cats, trampolines and a kids playground. [Children=OK, Pet=No]
Months Most Needed: march – october
GR-004 is a 70.000 sq. m. farm where we grow organic wheat and vegetables; we are bee keepers and we run a tourist accommodation (farm house). We have 2 donkeys, 3 Appaloosa horses, few sheep & goats & chickens. We are energy sufficient. The farm is by the sea and we do para gliding, paramotoring, mountain biking and horse back riding. Our volunteers stay in a caravan. We need them to take care of the land and animals. Volunteers with very good skills in riding, training and taking care of horses will be able to help us with them. [Children = No, Pets = ok]More >
GR-007 Is a small farm. We live since 3 years now in our stone house in a big plot, 12.000m2. We have planted a big variety of trees and we have a garden which feed us all the year. We have for the moment 2 hens (2011) but soon we will have some more. We also have dogs and cats and 2 sheeps who help us with eating grass! We love nature and we enjoy the beauty of our farm who needs a lot of work, that’s why we are happy to get some help from time to time. [Children = No, Pets = No]More >
Gr-008 is a farm 1 km from the farmer’s home and the main works are about olive trees: harvesting, cleaning, composting, fencing etc., planting seasonal vegetables, animals care (chickens, cats and dog). Months: end Oct till begin. Dec. [Children = ok, Pets = no]More >
GR-009 is a small, non-commercial farm in the mountains of Arcadia. It was more or less abandoned when we took it over, and we are gradually restoring some of the traditional agricultural activities, with the emphasis on the fruit and nut trees and the grapes. Note that this is not a suitable farm if you want to learn about large-scale, commercial organic farming.
Months Needed: mid March – mid June, and, September – October. [children=No, pets=No]
GR-12 is a small family vineyard and winery with organic grape products. 2 Wwoofers (preferably couple – older than 24y) are welcome to join the family activities. Honest and ethos are expected. Next sessions (2015) are: April to May [2-3 weeks], June-July [2-3 weeks], Mid August to end Sept [5 weeks], beginning October [2 weeks] for vineyard management and winery. Veg food with family at the working days. Self catering the rest from foodstuff provided. Site near public transport. [Children = No, Pets = No]More >
GR-012a is centre for creative arts study and retreat. Help needed on five acre farm land. Our building is essentially an arts project and we especially value people who are good with their hands and are interested in woodwork, stone laying, tiling, decorative concrete, painting and furniture restoration.
Months Needed: all year [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-014 is a farm situated near a small town in south-east Peloponnese. Ten minutes from the sea. We have 80 olive trees various fruit trees and maintain an organic vegetable garden. We also have five dogs and six rowdy cats! Our property adjoins a mountain spring and old Turkish buildings.
Months Most Needed: October/November…..Spring [Children = ok, Pets = ok]
GR-015 is a 100 acre small holding set in a valley near Delphi and Parnassos. The main enterprises are arable and dairy sheep. We are trying to expand an organic vegetable and fruit garden. We also have cows and chickens too. We would like to achieve a high percentage of self-sufficiency and to make use of alternative eco friendly technology. Some winter afternoons spent at local hot springs and summer ones on the beach, but we are also surrounded by stunning views which makes nice walking and painting.
Months Needed: All year round. Min. stay: 3-4 weeks. [Children = ok, Pets = No]
GR-016 is a conservation, education and welfare project for a rare breed of pony and also are developing a small organic garden. We run the farm as ecologically and with renewable energy sources as much is possible. We really prefer volunteers to have some experience of working with horses and ponies. We need help for the organic garden and with the ponies, mucking out, feeding, fencing, training, handling them etc. We also have three dogs, lots of cats and some chickens. We would prefer if volunteers were available for a month at least.
Months Needed: ALL YEAR. Min stay 4 weeks. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-017 is a farm facing mostly east–south and north. I live on the land. It is about a 45 minutes walk from the closest village which has shops/bars/etc but no bank or internet. I have no electricity or running water. One of the first jobs for every WWOOFER is pumping and carrying water. I have about 300 olive trees, and at this moment (a long, late spring) I have about 100 varieties of wildflowers on my land. I keep my land organic, which means there are lots of weeds and lots of slow, simple work.
Months Most Needed: October till May. CANNOT HOST DURING JULY & AUG. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-018 is a farm in a pine forest, 6km far from the beach. There are constantly living five people on the farm, in summertime often more. I am vegeterian and culturing my garden with perma culture and the method “fukuoka”. I need help in the garden and in repairing the house. I know German, Greek, a little Spanish and quite enough English to communicate. The volunteers will stay in a small cottage.
Months Most Needed: all the summer. [Children = ok, Pets = No]
GR-019 is a farm on a mountain side (altitude from 20 to 160 m.), 1.5 from the sea. The main cultivation consists of olive trees, some 3,800 of them, for olive oil production & edible olives. There is also a small vineyard for wine production & edible grapes, a small vegetable garden, an orchard of citrus trees, fruit trees. We have animals: chickens, ducks or geeses, 3 horses, several dogs and cats.
Months Needed: November – February but also through out the year. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-022 is a small family run enterprise with 143 olive trees. Olive picking is normally late November/early December. Help is aslo needed other months : clearing, pruning, weeding, brush cutting, etc.
We are an English family who moved to Greece in 2009. We have 2 children and volunteers will eat and live with the family.
Months Needed: November & December. Please enquire for other periods, except Jul. & Aug. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-023 is a family living in an island in Western Greece. We cultivate vegetables, olive trees and vineyard. We make our own olive oil, wine and tsipouro. We have a boat with which we gather the fruits of the sea. We make bread, cheese, soap….We also run a small guest house.
Woofers should be over 21 YEARS OLD and should understand that wwoofing IS NOT JUST HOLIDAYS. People who wish to apply should be interested in our farming activities, and will share our daily life.
Months Needed: All year EXCEPT JUNE, JULY, AUGUST. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-024 is a small guesthouse with garden in the heart of a mountain village. We are two women who speak some Greek and a little French. We grow vegetables of all sorts as well as olives and other fruits. Work is garden maintenance, weeding, planting, pruning etc as well as some hard landscaping on walls and paths. Sometimes there will be decorating or building jobs. Water conservation, storage and usage is a constant task.
Months Most Needed: April May June September October. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-025 is a farm on a hill overlooking the sea, surrounded by fig and olive orchards. We have had the farm as an organic one for the last 30 years, where we brought up our children, learned how to build with beautiful local stone, look after trees, milk goats, plough with horses etc. Figs are our only commercial product, and soon our pomegranates. We produce enough olive oil, walnuts and other fruits for our own use. We are looking for people who would like to share this experience with us.
Months Most Needed: April – November. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-027 is an organic garden (1.000 sq.m.) & small olive grove. WWOOFers are needed for general up-keep of organic garden with vegetable. We have 80 olive trees. WWOOFers are needed for maintenance of land, preparation work for the olive harvest and for olive harvesting. For both the organic garden and olive grove, hiking, beaches, coffee shops all within the area. Animal lovers preferred.
Months Most Needed: Year round [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-028 is a farm in a monastry at 1100m. on a mountain, the most beautifull place of Greece! We have gardens and annimals, we make cheese and many other products from our nature…We are about 20 nuns from 13 countries , living community life, praying and working together, sharing good and bad, looking for God, becoming better, joyful, and peaceful. We are Orthodox Christians, more about us you can experience with us!
Months Needed: May – September. We prefer to host volunteer for AT LEAST 3 WEEKS. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-029 is an olive farm on the edge of the Ionian Sea in the Western Peloponnese. We have 400 olive trees. We also have a vegetable garden. We need help with the olive harvest, from roughly mid-November until Christmas. After Christmas is the time for general maintenance, cleaning land, rebuilding terraces etc.
Months Most Needed: October – March. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR-030 is a farm situated in the North of Greece. I live there with my family after having travelled around the world. It feels living completely in the nature but the culture is just around the corner. We have a wooden home for two persons to sleep away from the bugs. You are welcome and needed to help, we are happy to get also any advise you may have from your own experience, so if you think you could be of any assistance send us a note … The sooner the better!
Months needed: All year. [Children = ok, Pets = No]
We are a family with 3 kids, 9, 7 & 3 y. o. (2015). Our farm is in the middle of a wild forest looking down to the Aegean Sea. We are trying to combine modern technology and old knowledge while designing the land in order to create a sustainable living. We adopt ideas from permaculture and any other holistic theories of constructing and ways of living.
Help is needed for: mainly wood constructions, vegetable garden, kids, education, cob building.
Months needed: All year. [Children = ok, Pets = ok]
Our farm is roughly 5 minutes drive from the next village, with 12 ha land. The farm consists of myself, my 3 children, 15 horses, dogs, cats, and chickens. We have a vegetable garden, 400 olive trees that produce our own olives and oil, and 0.5 ha vineyard for wine and tsipouro.
Help is needed throughout the year for different jobs depending on the season, and most of the work, if not all, will be with me, helping with the horses and garden.
Months needed: All Year. [Children = ok, Pets = No]
GR-037 is located in an island, away from tourist destinations & close to traditional villages. There are 500 olive trees, some grapes, fruit trees and vegetables. The production is for us or for the locals. There is also a flock of sheep and goats for Feta cheese and yogurt. The sheeps belong to a rare local breed called “Lefkini”. I also have pigs, ducks, chicken, turkey and rabbits.
On the farm there are also 3 guest houses.
Volunteers’ tasks: mainly with animals, then for the fruit & vegetable garden & olive picking. Can host only 1 volunteer. Male prefered. Volunteer should be able to work INDEPENDENTLY.
Months needed: All year round. 2 – 4 months period at least prefered [Children = no, Pets = no]
GR-036 is a small place just over 2500 square meters in a beautiful part of Pileo which is surrounded by beautiful beaches and plenty of walks in the mountains and along the sea.
We have an organic garden and we may need someone to do a little work on maintaining the land for no more that 4 hours a day.
Months most needed: March to end of December. [Children = No, Pets = No]
The majority of the property is an organic vineyard that has about 5000 vines from which we produce wine in the old fashion way.
We also have a vegetable garden, lemon trees, orange trees, fig trees, olive trees, almond trees and many other fruit trees. We also have chickens, goats, sheep, donkeys and horses. There is a wide variety of flowers.
We host tourists on the farm who come to buy wine, cheese and olive oil for a little tour of the vineyard
We are situated in the small Island close to the Aegean sea. From the end of 2013 we build eco-houses.
MONTHS NEEDED: All year. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR039 is a permaculture farm and educational center / seminar house (under construction) in the fields of ecological agriculture, sustainability, yoga retreat and therapeutic nutrition.
The estate is 5000 sq. meter and is located 750 m above sea level, next to a wild forest and 20 min. from the sea by car. A large variety of fruit trees, vegetables and herbs are currently the main activity and soon animals will be integrated.
We are looking for persons that can help us with: farming, animals, construction, natural building, restoration of footpaths.
Months Needed: All year. [Children = No, Pets = ok]
GR040 is a living community situated in Pelion. It runs a Living-Learning Summer School
Every summer we look for individuals with community experience and a holistic perspective, who enjoy working with groups. The opportunities here are somewhat similar to those offered in wwoofing, except that working in our organic vegetable garden is only one of the many things our staff volunteers do.
They coordinate the centre rhythms, focalise meals and clean-up, assist with transport to and from the beach, help with gardening, maintenance and shopping, and facilitate staff attunements. Some useful skills here are group process, healing, maintenance, vegetarian cookery and gardening.
We like our volunteers to have had some experience in community living and in one of the international ecovillages.
MONTHS NEEDED: May to September. [Children = ok, Pets = No]
Beautiful olive grove situated near the Mt. Olympus.
We need help for growing our own organic vegetable garden and looking after the olive trees. For the garden cucumbers, tomatoes, aubergines (eggplants), courgettes (zucchini), and peppers will be our main growing products. Other related work around the olive grove is also needed, mainly maintenance and cleaning up.
The garden will start April 2012 as a new project and will use permaculture principles.
Months needed: May, June, July, August, September. [Children = No, Pets = No]
Our farm is to be found on the mountainside, just outside a village in Messinia region.
Our olive grove comprises a hundred and twenty trees for oil production.
Month Needed: May / June & mid-September to end of October. [Children = No, Pets = No]
Our farm is located in a mountain in one of the Ionian islands. We grow organic herbs. Approx. 8.000 sq.m.are planted with lavender, oregano, marjoran and other herbs. We also have a small factory where drying and packing of products takes place.
The family also owns a small coffee shop, the only one in the village.
During the summer, some tourists come and visit our workshop.
Monhs needed: All year. [Children = No, Pets = No]
I live in a restored traditional stone house inside a village of Central Greece. I cultivate organic olive trees. I could accommodate 1-2 WWOOFers in the house who in turn can help me with seasonal work such as olive picking and pruning.
MONTHS NEEDED: February-March-April & November -December -January. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR047 is a land lays of 6 hectares between sea and mountain. We cultivate vineyards of the indigenous variety of xinomavro, olive trees as well as almond trees, in an organic way. We have 2 dogs on the farm.
We produce red and rosé wine distill, extra virgin olive oil. Accomodation in a small wooden house and in tents.
Months Needed: February till November. [Children = No, Pets = No]
Family run farm with a vegetable garden and production of marmalades, pickles, soap. We have 1 cow, 15 sheep, 1 pig & chickens. We also have olive trees and grape vines.
Months Needed: March – November. [Children = No, Pets = No]
The biological olive grove is situated on a slope overlooking the sea, 10 minutes walk away. Beside the olive trees, I grow some vegetables and fruit trees for self consumption. The house produces its own electricity and has its own water supply.
The area is very agricultural. The village is about 6 km. away.
Months needed: from November till April. [Children = No, Pets = No]
I am Swedish and my husband is Greek Canadian with two sons. We run an tourist accomodation open under summer season. We grow vegetables and caring for some farm animals. Volunteers are needed both for our vegetable garden and take care of our animals and for help in our hosting accomodation.
Months needed: All year. [Children = No, Pets = No]
Helping hands are always welcome to my farm! Help on the farm includes gardening and general property work.
Month Needed: All year [Children = No, Pets = No in the house, yes at the farm]
House with garden. We grow various fruits trees (15) and olive trees. We also have a small organic garden with herbs and seasonal vegetables. There is also a nursery with palm trees.
Months Needed: March, April, November and early December.
We are a medium size organic farm producing vegetables which we sell at organic producer’s markets in Athens or at our farm. We mainly produce broccoli, lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower and potatoes. Many people from all around the world have worked and enjoyed their time on the farm over the years. Minimum stay of 3 weeks .
Months Needed: All year. [Children = No, Pets = ok]
GR 054 is sustainable development and agrotourism accommodation that also runs workshops for wellbeing, agriculture, creative projects & gastronomy. Homeodynamic / Biodynamic organic farm with vegetable olive grove, almond trees, vineyard & other fruit trees, chicken, geese, turkeys and rabbits. Accommodation facilities use eco-friendly materials & technology. Months Needed: All year & mainly in Nov. Dec. for olive picking [Children = ok, Pets = ok]More >
GR 055 is a guest house a small garden and a land in an unspoilt location close to the sea. Tasks: vegetable garden, flowers and herbs care, clear the land, plant trees and small constructions, a small vineyard.
Month needed: January to May possibly longer. [Children = No, Pets = No]
We are 3 young persons aged 30-40 (2013).
From 2008 we are living in a land of 12.000 sq. m. where there are fruit trees, gardens (total 1.000 sq. m.), a stone house that works like a kitchen, a small wooden house for the visitors and the friends.
Months Needed: March – end of August & September – December. [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR 057 is in an isolated place. It is about 20.000 sq. m., a small part of it can be cultivated (1.500 sq. m.). The rest is rocks and jungle (trees, bushes, herbs). I have an organic vegetable garden for about 40 years. There is only one small house (30 sq. m.) and 3 wooden huts.
No electricity except a small solar installation, no refrigerator, bathroom in nature & dry toilet outside. [Children = No, Pets = ok]
We have 1.4 acres and we have started in 2012. The plan is to build a community. The work mainly required is seasonal agriculture and building basic infra structure.
Months needed: all year – Min. stay of 3 weeks – [Children = ok, Pets = Please ask]
IMPORTANT NOTE: GR 060 does NOT have any vacancies until Autumn 2014.
GR 060 is a farm with olive trees, almond, citrus, pomegranate, apricot and fig trees. There are also 23 adult emus (same family as the ostrich) and other small animals – chickens, ducks, rabbits, quail. We also have a vegetable garden.
Months Needed: End of October, ntil Christmas & January till April. Minimum stay of 4 weeks. NO VACANCIES till Autumn 2014 [Children = No, Pets = No]
GR 061 is a family farm. We produce organic extra virgin olive oil non filtrated.
We are a recently (2012) established family company.
Months Needed: Novembre or December (poss. in March-April). [Children=No, Pets=No].
GR 062 comprises a vegetable garden (400 m2), more than 150 trees (olive & fruit) and several dogs. We have a small soap workshop. We gather wild herbs. I mainly use the method of natural farming of Fukuoka.
Months Needed: April till September Children: No, Pets: No
Organic farm (4.000 sq. m.) with a variety of vegetables, trees (olive, orange, apricot, citrus), 4 dogs and 20 cats. Minimum stay: 4 weeks.
Months Needed: All year Children: ok, Pets: ok.
GR 064 is a small homestead with gardens and animals. We cultivate fruits and vegetables. We have chickens, cats and dogs. We try to produce a few organic products such as tomato paste, dried tomatos and figs and make our own olives.
Month needed: All year Children: No, Pets: ok.
GR 067 has 140 chickens and few fruit trees. I started to work there in 2013.
Months Needed : summer mostly. Perhaps I will need help in April & May.
Children: Yes Pets: No
GR 068 is an NGO involved with the building of resilient communities. We practise permaculture in a one acre field with vegetables, bees and herbs. Month needed: October and November
Children: No Pets: No
GR 069 is a land with an off grid stone house that is an on going art still evolving through co-creation with nature. We have vegetable garden 1 km away & around the house a land of 4.000 sq.m. with trees and herbs.
Over 23 preferred. Months Needed: March – June, September – November. Children: No Pets: No
GR 071 is a new farm (2015). Living conditions are basic (no electricity no hot water, no fridge, sleeping in tents) but I am very open to the idea of exchanging and I need help to make this farm grow. I cultivate vineyard and herbs (oregano and thyme). On the process to become certified organic.
Months Needed: May till end of Sept. Children: No Pets: Yes.
GR 072 is a sanctuary for donkeys, horses and dogs. We also have olive trees, a vegetable garden and few chicken. We wish to becoming self sufficient and are interested in permaculture.
Months Needed: All year. Children: No Pets: No.
GR 073 is a family run organic farm cultivating wild herbs of Crete. Stems are collected from the mountains and then rooted in our plant nursery. We host only couples or 2 friends. Months Needed: April – October. Children: ok Pets: no.More >
GR 074 is a small household with a vegetable garden, fruit trees (about 10). We are hard working couple but are looking for a little extra help to develop our garden and grounds. We make jam, marmelade, olive, chutney. We have 7 dogs.
Months Needed: April – November . Children: no Pets: ok.
GR 075 has 4.000 sq. m. natural farm. Natural farming is based on biodiversity so we have almost every fruit tree that can live in this latitude (400). Vegetable garden, chickens and ducks. Many natural building constructions, the farm is a field of experimentation in sustainable practices.
Months Needed: . Children: no Pets: no.
GR 076 is a middle sized hotel with gardens of approximately 3700 sq. m.. with organic vegetable
We practice eco-tourism through walking groups, wild flower spotting, botanical painting etc.
We use solar for heating, biological sewage .
Months Needed: March / April / May / June / Sept./ Oct.. Children: no Pets: yes.
GR 078 is a project started in 2013 converting an old building to a farm & a possible eco-community in the future. On the way to self sufficiency, permaculture is the main guide. Olive grove, garden & fruit trees. Constructions (cob, stone, wood), water management, energy, art and entertainment projects happening.
Months Needed: September-December & March-May Children: no Pets: no.
GR 079 is a small scale organic winery. We have a distillery, animals, a vegetables garden, few olive trees and other fruit trees. We experiment on different organic approaches like biodynamic.
Months Needed: from March to June & from 2nd half of Aug. till early Dec. Children: no Pets: no.
GR080 is approximately 1.5 acres whith terraces and stone walls. It is based on permaculture principles. The grounds include vegetable gardens, fields for cash crops, fruit trees and a small fish pond. There is also a greenhouse, a polytunnel chickens, ducks and bees.
Power supply from photovoltaic panels. No TV, no internet.
Pet: No – Children: No – Months: April till October
Months Needed: 2 weeks in August 2016 for a start
Languages Spoken: english, greek
Can Accommodate Children: No
Accept pets: Yes
GR 083 produces an internationally awarded extra virgin olive oil. Traditional wisdom, coupled with the innovations and best practice. Together with high quality, we also promotes the Mediterranean diet and the sustainable development. We follow traditional methods always seeking to implement them in a more efficient and agronomically-friendly manner. Family of 3 persons.
Months Needed: All year. Most useful: spring. Children: No. Pets: No