Permaculture Internships

Join our Permaculture internship and experience everything that happens on a new permaculture farm. Live off-grid with a community, eat healthy food while in nature and enjoy daily yoga classes.

Keela Yoga Farm Winter vegtable garden
A photo of our permaculture gardens during the end of the hot summer in 2019

Internship start dates 2020

Our permaculture internships all most of the year-round with a start day every other Tuesday. #

  • Winter start dates 2020: 7th, & 21st January, 4th & 18th February
  • Spring 2020: 3rd, 17th & 31st March, 14 & 28th April, 12th & 26th May
  • Summer 2020: 9th & 23rd June
  • 7th & 21st July, 4th August (During these dates will be the Natural Building Internship)
  • Rest of year tbc

Internship Cost

EUR 200 per month or EUR 100 per week. Apply now Response within 48 hour

Courses During this Month

Interns that stay with us for at least one month get 25% of our courses or 50% off if you book three months before. The courses will enhance your learning experience. These include 10 day Permaculture Design Courses (PDC) and 10 Day Food Forest Courses.

Topics during internship

These topics will all be covered during a month period. To ensure you get to do all of these things you will need to stay with us for at least one month.

  • Planting in-season vegetables and working in the vegetable garden
  • Planting seeds for the next season planting
  • Building new permaculture systems 
  • Working on completing existing permaculture systems
  • Reforestation and restoration agriculture focus (tree planting, fencing) (Autumn and winter only)
  • Earthworks: Swales, ponds, roads
  • Creating permanent permaculture garden beds: Hugleculture, woodchip & sunken beds
  • Working in the food forest
    • Pruning Trees
    • Maintaining the food forest
    • Propagating plants
  • Processing food
    • Jams and sauces
    • Soap making
    • Fermentation
  • Forest management (harvesting timber, clearing fire breaks, building with green timber)
  • Natural building

Intern projects

Many interns like to have their own bigger projects that they can work on during their stay. So we will work with you to choose a project within the above topics

Usually day of an intern

  • 7.30am Yoga Class
  • 8.30am Breakfast (prepared together or on rotation)
  • 930am A theory class on what we will do that day
  • 10am Practical permaculture work
  • 1.30pm Lunch
  • Afternoon interns work on their own project or help someone on their project
  • 7.30pm dinner

Weekends

During the weekends most guests on the farm cook together enjoy time on the farm or visit local sites.

Community Living

  • Usually, lunch is cooked by volunteers so interns can enjoy being outside.
  • Breakfast and Dinner is cooked on rotation with the community (Can’t cook? don’t worry you will have support from our in house chef, so you will leave us a competent cook)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & dinner at weekends cooked together or in rotation
  • Once per month on a Saturday we visit a local farm to help them out for a morning
  • Monday afternoon is a deep clean day so we can enjoy a clean environment for the week ahead, during this time we may need to prepare bedding for future guests

Join us instantly by completing our application form