Enjoy nature and help with eco-farming in Elduain, Basque Country

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    We are a family (couple and two children born in 2002 and 2005) from Elduain, Basque Country, who live in a restored farmhouse of about 500 years old (we are ocupying half house). In 2013 we expanded the family vegetable garden and started with the small scale production of ecological vegetables (bio/eco/org) that we sell in a kind of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) group, in the market of Tolosa every saturday and also to a dining room of a school sensitized with local commerce and healthy eating. We also have hens, chickens (not all the year around) and a dog.

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Gardening
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Besides biofarming experience exchanging, you can participate in the weekly distribution of vegetables and the weekly market. We also can exchange knowledge about biology/nature/ecology as I studied the career of biology/ecology.
    You would listen and lern, why not, one of the oldest language of Europe, the Basque language, which is our everyday language. Any way, we also speak Spanish and a little bit of English as well.
    We also wold share our knowledge about Basque culture.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    We would like to share or exchange our experience and knowledge with people willing to collaborate in the daily labours of a ecological farm (bio/eco/org) with a variety of tasks: preparing the ground for seeding or planting, harvesting vegetables, meadow maintenance, geting firewood, construction...
    We usually ask to help 4 hours in the morning and 1-2 after lunch, but afternoon timing could be adapted if it's necesary; weekends are time off. Sometimes some work may be conditioned by the weather, so you may have to help on some weekends instead of week days.
    Don't worry if you never had work in a farm, you will be wellcome if you are working people.
    Based in our experience we ask you to contact us only if you are really interested, to properly manage the requests and also because it isn't a tourism accommodation where you can make/cancel reservations. We also appreciate to respond to all messages, even to say "No thank you, I'm not interested".

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    Basque, Spanish, basic English

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    We offer food and accommodation. You would have a private room (2 beds) in our house, bathroom shared with family and family meals.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    Elduain is in an coutryside but you can reach here by public transport from Tolosa (Tolosaldea bus; ).
    In your time off you can visit the Atlantic Basque seaside, go to the beach (sunbathing, seabathing, surfing...); Donostia city is easy to get by bus or by train. You also can make many excursion in the area (more easy on your own transport), plenty of beautiful villages, practice mountaineering, biking...
    You can get to Basque Country by plane (Loiu or Donostia airport) or by train and/or bus (from Madrid, Barcelona, Paris,...). You have bus or train services from Bilbao or Donostia to Tolosa (the main city in our area) and buses from Tolosa to Elduain.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

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    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

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    Arbeitszeiten

    5 days a week, almost 5 hours a day

Having lunch outside; the "children" are now 17 and 14.
A visite from the school where we serve vegetables
Vegetables for each family of the CSA in the 2nd week of november
View of Elduain city and our farm in the right-middel edge.
Partial view of the garden and the farm.
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