Come and help with creating a natural homestead in the hills of southern Poland!

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  • Letzte Aktivität: 9 Juni 2024



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  • Beschreibung


    Hey! I am Krzysztof and since the beginning of the year 2020 I have started working on my own homestead, which in the future I would love to become home for other people as well or possibly grow into something even bigger than just a homestead. As this project is in an early stage of development, your input will have a tremendous impact on the outcome. In fact, you with your creativity can decide on which path this project will follow, and you can add your own colors and spices to how it looks!

    The place is located in a picturesque valley in the Subcarpathia region of south-eastern Poland, close to the towns of Dynów and Brzozów, in Hłudno village. It is surrounded by Nature, yet easily accessible by public transportation and car, with friendly countryside and small-town atmosphere nearby. There are several creeks and streams running throughout the valley (with a cute little waterfall just a short walk away), wild, diverse forests and meadows full of flowers. This is a fantastic place to enjoy Nature, dwell into it to cleanse your body and mind, and also to share and gain new skills and experiences.

    My homestead is not a typical one. It is aimed to be made up mainly (or mostly) of geodesic domes, planned to be raised in the following years. Each of them is going to have its own purpose and design fitted to that purpose. The structures are aimed to fit into passive solar design and be made mostly of natural materials, to reduce their impact on the environment. I also look into the use of modern materials and technologies, as they in fact may bring us closer to being neutral to the Planet. On the other hand, I do not limit myself to the domes - I want to experiment with different designs!

    The homestead is situated on a rich clay soil, which is the biggest natural treasure here. Anything can be built with that! The area is also rich in other materials, such as wood, sand, rocks, thatch and straw, which can be all obtained locally and ethically. It's a paradise for the natural builders!

    People of all walks of life are welcome, whether they want to come for regeneration, education, skills exchange or joining the project for good. Everybody can bring something into the homestead with their energy, and I like this energy to be as diverse as possible.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    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

    In return for your input, I will gladly share my skills and experience regarding wood working, dome design and construction, off-grid living, my view on permaculture, ecology and so on. I can talk for hours about bees, trees and fungi, and I have a broad knowledge of all aspects of biology. I have a BSc degree in Genetics and a scientific experience from the past.

    I will gladly share my culinary skills with you, which also come from my knowledge about human physiology and biochemistry, as well as from several years of nomadic travel around the world. I like experimenting with the spices and wild plants.

    On top of all of this, the Nature will definitely suffice your needs for your stay here. This is a perfect place to cleanse your mind while on a walk among the hills, or to deep cleanse your body with the magical clay that is present in huge quantities in the waterfall and in the pools of the streams. Yup, I live in a spa, and some spa-goers would pay a high price for what is available here for free to everyone!

  • Projekte mit Kindern

    Projekte mit Kindern

    Dieses Projekt schließt möglicherweise den Umgang mit Kindern ein. Mehr Informationen findest du in unseren Verhaltensregeln und Tipps hier.

  • Arbeit


    The following is a largely incomplete list of the ongoing projects:

    This is a tiny house which is my winter home and a shared sleeping space for others for the rest of the year. It is already mostly insulated, although some construction work is still to be done. I have just spent my first winter there and it was the best winter so far in my whole life!
    This project includes work with straw bales, clay, bricks, wood and glazing.

    The second project is a little dome greenhouse. This will be a high tech-low tech constructions for starting seedlings and keeping plants that require special treatment. It will include a lot of solar punk, off-grid and permaculture technologies and will test them before creating bigger greenhouse domes.

    There is an area which I want to turn into a special space for making jams, pickles and so on during the summer, with a big stove, tables, sink and storage space. This will certainly be a cool spot for spending the hottest months!

    Finally, I want to set up a storage space for the food for the hottest and coldest months. This may be an interesting experiment, as I want to create a mix of technologies from around the world and make it using only local, natural resources.

    We live on the clay, it's high time to make the bread oven finally!

    How many things can you dry for later use? The bigger the dryer, the more things you can have! The area is rich in mushrooms, wild fruits, herbs and so on. It would be cool to make the most of it!

    The food forest that I create for the last couple of years is growing bigger each year. There is a lot of room for experimenting and trying out new and unordinary techniques! Soon, the trees will start bearing fruits. Each year there is more and more vegetables. We can always make a new raised bed or a hugelkultur!

    I have several old-school tents, lots of mattresses, blankets and pillows and I want to set up some additional sleeping areas for the guests around the garden. It's up to us to make them as beautiful and comfy as we can imagine! If you would like to sleep in such space or create one, please let me know!

    This year I want to start experimenting with simple, zero waste hydroponics, ideally with the use of natural fertilizers. This may be a cool adventure!

    The comfortable life on the homestead largely depends on the daily chores that need to be done on regular basis, such as collecting firewood, bringing water from the waterfall, maintaining the paths, composting and so on. There is also a huge room for your own ideas, including making the place more beautiful by creating decorations and any other improvements. Feel free to tell me about your ideas!

  • Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen
    Englisch: Fließend
    Polnisch: Fließend
    Spanisch: Grundkenntnisse
    Russisch: Grundkenntnisse

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  • Unterkunft


    The dome is a shared sleeping space for the guests and volunteers. It is insulated for the colder months, although some construction work is still being done. Also, there is a huge mattress in the living area (next to the fireplace, check the photos), and it's a natural choice for many people, as it allows watching the stars before falling asleep and being woken up by the sun. There are also places to put hammocks or tents, if you prefer. I plan to put up some additional sleeping space for the guests and volunteers. I move out of the dome in spring and prepare a sleeping space for myself in the garden.

    The food is provided. We cook vegan or vegetarian meals and eat together. Quite often we use freegan food or what I receive locally from the neighbors.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    There is no strict plan of the day. The most important rule is what I call "The Rule of the Eleventh Hour": before 11 AM, everyone has the time for themselves and may not be required by others to do anything. Sometimes I start working earlier, but taking part in these activities are voluntary. The morning is the best time to take care of your body and mind, do some exercises, meditation, go to the waterfall or for a walk, drink coffee. I tend to eat late breakfasts (around 11AM). Before that time, your activity is up to you. After the breakfast, I like to spend some time working. There is some light lunch eaten around 2-3 PM (feel free to signalize to others that you are getting hungry; you may also volunteer to prepare food for others). Before it gets dark, I like to go for a walk and then sit by the fire. We cook dinner together, prepare some evening brew, play chess, play or listen to music.

    I like people who are independent in their work and can take care of themselves. You can take care of a project or activity of your choice and then I may not require anything from you. You may also follow a different daily schedule to your liking. This way you may feel like not working at all :)

    We can make consensual decision on taking a day off; it doesn't necessarily have to be any of the standard weekend days. I like to follow lunar calendar and celebrate New Moon and Full Moon. The activities depend on the phase of the Moon. I like to take more time for myself before and around New Moon. Full Moon is the party time!

    The area is beautiful and open for exploration. I have two bicycles available for you to use, there are plenty of trails good for hiking and there's a lot of opportunities for road trips. Just four kilometers away, there is a stunning valley of the biggest river in this part of the country (San) and it is fantastic for road trips in any direction. The higher mountains (Bieszczady, Beskid Niski) are within reach of a day trip, including some stunning lakes and national parks. Most of the times I choose to explore the local area by foot. How many beaver dams can you visit in a day?

    And finally, the place is free from alcohol and tobacco and it is vital for us to sustain a drug-free energy so everyone can get the best from staying here. Please restrain from these substances before and during the stay on the homestead. It is also free from hatred, politics, conspiracy theories and stupid bullshit. Let's keep the energy of this place healthy for our minds!

  • 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

    My place, while being in the midst of wilderness, has the convenience of constant LTE coverage. If you do not have data packets for Poland, I can create wi-fi hotspot for you. The access to electricity is limited. 230V works mostly during the day and soon after the sunset. Your ability to work may be limited by your computer battery.

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    The cars can be parked on the top of the hill outside of my parcel, with beautiful views of the area. The area of the homestead itself is not accessed by cars. The whole area is barefoot-friendly.

  • Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Pets are welcome, but please let me know beforehand if you plan to bring an animal friend with you :) I live with two female dogs and there are also other dogs that frequently come for a visit!

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

  • ...


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

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