30 farms that offer ecological living support for sustainable life support


With the development of technology and the changing conditions in the age we live, we have slipped away from the manufacturer and turned into the people who have consumed it all the time. As people get out of production, they start to consume more and often become more harmful individuals in the neighborhood. Fortunately there are still people who support sustainable life and sustain ecological life to support the environment

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educate a generation of environmentalists in 2016 and Turkey's first ecological kindergarten was opened in the name of nature to help rapidly polluted every day. Every detail from the construction of the yuvan that Kadıköy Municipality has opened to the Sahrayıcedit District was created with environmentalist understanding and the building attracted attention with its emphasis on ecological life.

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What options are there for adults who want to contribute to ecological life by supporting sustainable living?

Founded in support of ecological life, the Wheat Association has launched a project for people who want to contribute to nature in sustainability and ecological life issues. Founded by Wheat Association Tatuta (Agricultural Tourism Exchange) network, with 55 ecological farms scattered throughout the Turkey, volunteers and visitors interested in ecological production aims to bring together these farms.

The project, in which seeds were planted by 25 wheat farms in 2004, six years, both from Turkey, as well as WWOOF (Ecological Farms in Volunteers Organization) volunteers and guests from abroad through the farms that brings together ecological agriculture in Turkey. Through this network can be visited in Turkey currently spread over 55 farms throughout the year or certain times of the year.

What are going to ecological farms doing

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<li> Paying for food and accommodation costs, they can become a witness to ecological production and life. </li>
<li> The farms volunteer to go to the farm and work out food and accommodation. </li>
<li> According to the season, picking fruits, picking olives, harvesting soil, picking or making tomato paste are learned in the farm. </li>
<li> Spending time with the locals in the destination and getting important information about the ecological life. </li>
<li> Eco-life philosophy is adopted and eco-volunteered to return to the houses. </li>
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You can choose your own ecological farm with the TaTuTa network. There are many options from Samsun to Muğla, from Erzurum to Diyarbakır, where many farms are registered. When you enter TaTuTa's website, you can review the farms registered to the system from the 'Hosts' tab and make your choice according to the region you want to go to. To register with the system you only need to pay 60 pounds per person. This fee allows you to visit as many farms as you wish for a year, either voluntarily or as a guest. Of course, if you are a member of the Wheat Association, you do not need to pay any fees.

30 farms connected to the TaTuTa network and offering ecological living

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<p> <strong> Ahmet Bağ Farm (Canik / Samsun) </strong> </p>
<p> Domestic seeds are used at Ahmet Bağ Farm where beekeeping, vegetables, fruit, medicinal herb cultivation, certified organic farming can be done, while traditional production is being done at the same time. The farm, which has about 85 acres of land, lives in 3 generations. On the farm where traditional and organic farming methods are applied, host Ahmet Bey has been certified organic farming for three years. There is a room in the house for volunteers on the farm, which accepts voluntarily throughout the year. It is expected that gardening, cleaning, animal care and simple construction work will be done from volunteers going to Ahmet Bey Farm which is one of the biggest certified organic agricultural producers of the village to which they are affiliated. </p>
<p> <strong> Ali Koçak Çiftliği (Tortum / Erzurum) </strong> </p>
<p> Ali Koçak Farm, which places domestic seeds and traditional production at the center, is especially interested in garden and field works. The farm is located in one of the most beautiful spots of the Eastern Anatolia Region. In the water mill grinded and flour mill, apples, pears, mulberries, cherries and walnuts, as well as vegetables such as beans, corn, onion, potatoes and peppers are produced with ecological principles. Incoming guests and guests are staying in a large building with 7 rooms, while breakfast is being eaten together and other meals are eaten separately. </p>
<p> <strong> Ali Taşköylü Çiftliği (Savaştepe / Balıkesir) </strong> </p>
<p> Along with the production of vegetables, fruits and medicinal herbs, Ali Taşköylü Çiftliği is also known for its production, processing and packaging services besides gardening. Volunteers stay in the village house allocated to them. Tomato, pepper, melon, watermelon, walnut are grown to meet the needs of the family while oats, alfalfa, wheat and corn are produced in different places. The farm is located in the second-archeological site. The farm has categorized voluntary work for summer time as: </p>
<li> May: October, planting, anchoring, oat and clover mowing, clover watering, corn planting, cheese making, bread and donut </li>
<li> June: corn planting, wheat, garlic and clover harvesting, irrigation, anchor </li>
<li> July-August: Anchor, irrigation, clover form, cheese, bread, bun, bulgur, tarhana, tomato paste, eggplant-pepper drying </li>
<li> September: Irrigation, clover form, cheese, bread, buns, bulgur, tarhana, tomato paste, pickle making </li>
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As a family run farm, seasonal workers are employed as well as a permanent family. There are two detached houses on the farm. One of them is two storeys, the upper floor is a permanent working family, the lower floor guests; while the other one-storey house is served to business owners. There is also a new home for agricultural tourism purposes. Approximately 105 square meters of land to the owner of the farm in 1994, which is extremely popular Kaman Walnut established production in Turkey. In addition to organic walnut trees, almonds, apples, pears, apricots, grapes, cherries, cherries and quince are also grown in organic farming. Guests arriving on a farm where guests and volunteers can visit every month help with garden and field work.

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<p> <strong> Chevrel Traher Farm (Kurtköy / Yalova) </strong> </p>
<p> The host, who is still working as an organic agriculture consultant, builds on about 11 acres of farmland year-round and meets the whole vegetable needs of the family. Composting, permaculture, eco tourism and certified organic farming have a single condition for the landlord: the English of those who want to come. Between March and October, there is a forest around which the hornbeam, chestnut and linden trees weigh heavily around the plant that opens its doors to both volunteers and guests. </p>
<p> <strong> Ekodanitap (Camlihemsin / Rize) </strong> </p>
<p> After returning to Camlihemsin, the hometown of Istanbul in 1992, the family lived in a 12-square-meter shelter in the first years without using money, and then began to live in the place where they lived. Ekodanitap, surrounded by trees and plants unique to the Black Sea, is located on 5 acres of land. There are log houses in the farm where 22 people can stay for tourist purposes. The volunteers in the shelter where the landlord has done can experience carpentry as well as farming when they arrive. One of the most important details of the region is that it allows many natural sports to be done. </p>
<p> <strong> Fatma Gülbin (Maçahel / Artvin) </strong> </p>
<p> The hosts allocate a room for four guests in their house to TaTuTa guests. The main livelihood is in the ecological queen farm where the bathrooms and toilets are located. The meals are made with the family and there are also fruit and vegetable productions in the farm. The host does not accept volunteers who will stay for less than 15 days because he says that he or she is taking time to work. Those who stay less than 15 days can stay half board with a contribution fee of 70-80 TL per day. The farm is open to both volunteers and guests between May and September. The work done depends on the season. </p>
<p> <strong> Codron Family Farm (Çakırlar / Antalya) </strong> </p>
<p> Only 10 kilometers away from Antalya city center and the sea, the farm is surrounded by mountains and orange trees. Farm; It consists of a modern large house, a bostandan, a fruit garden (orange, apricot, peach, pomegranate) and a poultry (chicken, duck, goose, rabbit). Those who want to come to the farm; bread oven construction, gardening, tree and animal care. Volunteers traveling with the family can also visit the farm. The daily family life is shared with the volunteers and the meal is done in immeasurable manner. The hosts Charlotte and Guillaume teach 3-4 days a week at the University of the Mediterranean. The farm is available for all months except July, August and September. </p>
<p> <strong> Çalatli Çiftliği (Kozan / Adana) </strong> </p><div class=