Come and help us on our little farm in Occitanie, France

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Frankreich

Bisher 92 mal gespeichert


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  2021 

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    We are six at our little hamlet: Jean-Marie (37) and Jule (34) with our little girls Lila (3) and Marilène (0,5) and the parents(in-law) Michel and Yvonne who bought the ruins in the 80s and reconstructed everything to the beautiful place it now is. They moved here from the Netherlands back then and the main language spoken here is Dutch. We also speak English and French. Jean-Marie and me really enjoy playing guitar and singing together, watching movies, hiking and experimenting in the kitchen. Jean-Marie is really into mushrooms and fishing.

    Our place consists of two family houses, three gîtes (holiday houses), a chicken house, a sheep barn and 11 hectares of forest and meadows with fourteen camp sites. We keep bees for honey and we have a big vegetable garden and several fruit trees around the house. On walking distance, there is a creek flowing through our valley.

    Our activities differ per season. In autumn we are harvesting and conserving our earnings and we go searching for walnuts and chestnuts in the woods. Winter time is cosy here, but there is always stuff to do like nut cracking, repairing, construction, wood chopping etc. Days are short so we try to make them count. In January and February our sheep deliver the lams, so they need extra care. Spring time is when we start the veggie garden up, that takes a lot of time. In summer the garden needs a lot of attention, but there is always other stuff to do. Daily chores include taking care of the animals and of course the general housework.

    We receive hiking guests in April, May, June, September and October, who stay for only one or two nights and continue their hike the day after. We make their beds, prepare them a three-course meal and take their luggage to the next place. In summer, the place is crawling with camping guests, mostly families with small kids who enjoy playing in the woods, feed the sheep their left over bread and play with our kittens. There are workshops on music, felting and bread baking. We organize weekly dinner/music parties for the summer guests with - of course - food from our own land.

    Overall our main aim is working with our natural environment and entertaining and feeding our guests with leaving a relatively small ecological footprint!

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Gartenarbeiten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Hausarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele
    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Geschlechtergleichstellung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    The South-Aveyron is little known by tourists, that makes this area very interesting , rural life is not spoiled by mass tourism at all! We will show you how we live in and with nature and how we aim to be as self-sufficient as possible. Depending on how long and in what time of year you work with us, we can teach you how to bake your own bread, conserve vegetables in many different ways, how to hold chicken and sheep, how easy it really is to have your own vegetal garden, etc. Moreover, the landscape here is stunning and it's so quite in the surrounding you really collect yourself here.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    This winter we are looking for help with:

    - Getting trees from the forest with the tractor, chain sawing them, splitting the logs with a big splitting machine and stacking it. No special skills needed.

    - Renewing fences, muscles needed.

    - Planting fruit trees.

    In between, there is always small works around the farm to do! The weather also decides what we do, on rainy days we have some indoor work too.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    German: Fließend
    English: Fließend
    French: Fließend
    Dutch: Fließend
    Spanish: Gute Kenntnisse

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    In winter until April you can stay in one of the gîtes with your own kitchen and bathroom. We will provide your food and basic necessities so you can take care of your self. We like sharing some meals together, but not all the time.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    The closest public transport is the train station of Albi, which is an hour away.

    Winter is a very calm period of the year, there is not a lot to do around here besides hiking. It would be good if you had an activity planned for your free hours here (writing, painting or learn how to play the ukulele for example). Bring your bike if you are a staunch cyclist!

    In summer, there are village festivals and flea markets all the time and you can go fishing and swimming in the close by river Tarn, that's also what we like to do! Furthermore, we like to play music, watch movies and experiment in the kitchen.

    There are some beautiful villages around and Albi is on the list of World Heritage and definitely worth a visit.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Dieser Gastgeber nimmt gern Digital Nomads bei sich auf.

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Dieser Gastgeber bietet Platz für Wohnmobile.

  • Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Dieser Gastgeber ist bereit, Reisende mit Haustieren bei sich aufzunehmen.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Korrekte Angaben im Profil: (5.0)

Kultureller Austausch: (5.0)

Kommunikation: (4.7)






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