Ferma Ecologica Topa
CONTACT PERSON: Dan and Tincuta Cismas
LOCATION: center of the transylvanian highlands, 400m over sea level, hilly grassland with woods and high diversity. Agricultural use, small farm entities, touristic area.
FARM: mixed organic (biodynamic) farm, roses for cosmetic use, herbs, vegetables, soft fruit, cereals, 10 cows, fodder crops.
MONTHS WHEN WE ACCEPT VOLUNTEERS: April - September
VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: garden works, planting, weeding, seeding, harvesting, herbs, roses, fruit, jam preparation, cheese preparation, making bread, marketing, harvest of hay and straw.
SIZE OF FARM: approximately 35 ha: 22 ha pasture and grassland, 5 roses, 7 cereals, 1 vegetables and herbs
FAMILY: the farm is run by a family, 1 tractorist, a cook, two persons responsible for the animals, vocational training for 5 young adults.
LANGUAGES: English, German, Romanian
PETS: dogs and lots of cats
DIET: we eat meat but a vegetarian can survive easily.
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: the farm is only in year 3 of its existence, there ae many construction works, accomodation is very simple, hot shower and rich food is assured. Next town and rail station si 8 km.