We have an organic small farm (14 ha) with 2 cows, ducks, chickens. There's beautiful lakes all around for swimming, fishing and watching sunrise.
Usually, We are working with animals and garden, firewood and building and and need help to do all of this.
We are a big family - with 5 children from 6 to 19 years old. There's also some household chores we need help in.
We welcome anyone who wishes to come and stay, help and learn about Permaculture.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Permaculture, self-sufficiency, Latvian traditional songs, herbal teas if interested in the topic.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Planting and gardening, collecting yield and canning for winter, taking care about animals, heavy projects for men as well - firewood preparation, digging, helping on construction. Collecting the spring herbs, too.
Latvian (Lettish): Fluent
This host offers a language exchange
We need help to prepare for GERMAN C1 level test
If you like a nature life, this is for you. There is a beautiful cottage - strawbale house for volunteers and Internet WIFI. No hot shower, but possible to organize simple washing in cottage, 1-2 times per week we make sauna. We provide things for bed, washing.
Meals are organized together with the family, we are eating meat. We make local, partly home-grown, seasonal food. We can provide vegetarian meals (including our own milk/egs) as well, but could be problems with vegan food, especially in winter. So if You are vegan, You should buy needed specific products in bigger towns and take with Yourself...
The life here is simple, basic village life, hence food is prepared on a hot fire-stove, there's a rocket stove and a nice sauna, but not hot shower.
You can come by buss stright to our village. The closest big Town is Daugavpils. You can come to Daugavpils either form Riga or Vilnius (Lithuania) airport, because it is the same distance and travel cost...
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Internet speed is good, but the work space will be tiny.
Lot's of place around to put the van...
We have dogs, chicken, ducks with ducklings, cats. Your animals are welcome if they can live not harming ours :)
More than two
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5days a week