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We are a young Family: Farina, Adam, Baldur, our Dog Sina and our Cat Mirabella. We are living in an old traditional house in Appenzell, which is a small area in Switzerland.
We are a family who tries to live their dreams and make the Heartvision come true. Making this world a lovely place for life , while not loosing our self in doing the best we can.
We have many different projects and ideas. For example we build clay ovens or we go to festivals and markets to bake "organic spelt" pizzas full of Love in our own mobile clay oven.
Adam is organzing Naturecamps for Kids and is working in the summerseason for a Natureschool in Graubünden. This is not only his work. It is much more his passion. Reconnecting with Nature and Wilderness. So you will have the possibility to learn some survival and native skills in our place if you want. For example fire making, shelter building or scouting. Besides this, he is maintaining much stuff around the hous and is always happy about a helping hand.
Farinas passion is Organic Gardening and Permaculture. We have a big garden which is a place of experimenting and creativity. The Idea is to eat mostly what grows in our Garden.
Both of us love herbs, for eating and healing. As well we like a natural way of living. Constructing with Clay, Wood and other natural Materials. We are very Openminded to meet new people with different backgrounds. Respect and Honesty from both sides are very important to us. In our home we are free, we love to sing and to dance, to be loud and to stay in silence. It is our paradise of just being who we are. It's important for us that you respect this area and at the same time to make yourself as comfortable as possible and maybe even feel at home.
You in our Place:
If you visit us we can mostly offer you your own room. Only if we would have many guests like friends and or family + Workawayers it's possible that you will need to share a room. While you stay with us you can use our instruments, stay in the Garden, take long walks in the beautyfull nature. If the day was easy in the evening we sometimes like to play funny games like wizzard or ligretto ...
We are open for longterm guest. But if you want to stay longer then a month, we want to sit and talk after two weeks, to find out how it goes.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
You can learn German Swiss German, especaly from Baldur
You can learn something about gardening
You learn how to work with clay mostly in autum.
Get experience in backing Pizza in our own wood fired clayoven
Learn about survival, bushcraft and natural learning
Join Farina in practicing Yoga
You can learn a little bit about herbal medicine
Most the time we invite you to join our trips or spend time with our lovely friends.
You will have time for your self if you want but you will never be bored. Aaaaaalways something to do.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Change of scenery in the Appenzell hills. For October we are urgently looking for someone with a good command of German to look after our 6 year old son three days a week. Gladly all October. We look forward to your inquiries.
Tapetenwechel in die appenzeller Hügellandschaft . Für den Oktober suchen wir dringend jemand mit guten Deutschkenntnissen der/die unseren 6 jährigen Sohn an drei Tagen der Woche betreut. Gerne den ganzen Oktober. Wir freuen uns auf eure Anfragen.
We are always happy to have a helping hand in the Garden. But besides this we are very thankfull for cooking, cleaning, playing with our lovely son Baldur, taking walks with our dog.
Sometimes we as well have small projects. For example we want to build a herbdrying place and stuff like this.
renovating the old house
Reorganizing the workshop
Help in the garden
Preparing fire wood
Cleaning the cowshed
Plant some trees
Cleaning the kitchen and the community rooms
If you like Baldur our Kid would be happy if you sometimes spend some time with him
Building a new construction for drying herbs. Our Dream catcher.
Gardening: planting seeds and baby plantsdigging a pont. Generally didding in the garden. Reparing the garden fence.
This host offers a language exchange
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We sometimes eat meat but you never have to
We try always to eat organic food
We as well can cook gluten free
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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