Permaculture project to move towards sobriety and promote biodiversity in Saint-Sylvain d'Anjou, France

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  • Description

    Description

    Help us improve our land for a permaculture project (gardening, trees, hedges, pond, compost...) and look after our hens and sheep.
    AT THE END OF NOVEMBER, we need help to plant trees !
    At only 20 minutes from Angers in the Loire castles region.
    We speak English. We are curious about other cultures and languages. We enjoy sharing around a good meal, cooking and chatting.

    Aidez-nous à améliorer notre terrain pour un projet de permaculture (jardinage, arbres, haies, mare, compost...) et à nous occuper de nos poules et de nos moutons.
    FIN NOVEMBRE : nous avons besoin d'aide pour planter des arbres !
    A seulement 20 minutes d'Angers dans la région des châteaux de la Loire.
    Nous parlons anglais et sommes intéressés par les autres langues et cultures. Nous aimons échanger autour d'un repas, cuisiner et bavarder.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We speak English. We are curious about other cultures and languages. We enjoy sharing around a good meal, cooking and chatting. But we like peaceful moments as well !

    Nous parlons anglais. Nous sommes intéressés par les autres langues et cultures. Nous aimons échanger autour d'un repas, cuisiner et bavarder. Mais nous aimons également les moments de tranquillité !

  • Help

    Help

    We need help for different activities: planting trees (end of November), clearing and landscaping the surroundings of the pond to waterproof it, weeding the hedges and mulching them, making permaculture mounds (grass, leaves, wood, dung, ...), plaiting wickerwork on a gate, dismantle pallets to make a fence, run linseed oil on exterior woodwork, collect wood, cleaning the henhouse ...

    Nous avons besoin d'aide pour différentes activités : planter des arbres (fin novembre), débroussailler et aménager les abords de la mare pour l'étanchéifier, désherber les haies et les pailler, faire des buttes de permaculture (herbe, feuilles, bois, crottin, ...), tresser de l'osier sur un portail, démonter des palettes pour faire une palissade, passer de l'huile de lin sur des boiseries extérieures, ramasser du bois, entretenir le poulailler...

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    French: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    I am an English teacher in a secondary school. I like sharing with people from other cultures and languages. I can help with learning French (oral skills). I am interested in practicing Spanish (which I learnt at school but can't speak).

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    2 individual bedrooms with double beds in the family house.
    We cook together for lunch and dinner. We mainly consume local, organic and seasonal products and little (or no) meat and fish.
    We can take into account the preferences and dietary choices of workawayers.
    We have a cat.

    2 chambres individuelles avec lit double dans la maison familiale.
    Nous cuisinons ensemble le midi et le soir. Nous consommons principalement des produits locaux, bio et de saison et peu (ou pas) de viande et de poisson.
    Nous pouvons tenir en compte les préférences et choix alimentaires des workawayers.
    Nous avons un chat.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Only 20 minutes from Angers and its castle, an hour from the sea side. Lots of cycling routes along the Loire available nearby. Easy access to bus stop and train station.
    We can provide bikes.
    Cycling, swimming, trekking, horse-riding, ... Visit of the Loire castles. One-day trip to the sea side. Shopping (!). Visit of local farms and permaculture sites.

    A seulement 20 minutes d'Angers et de son château, à une heure du bord de mer. De nombreuses pistes cyclables le long de la Loire à proximité. Accès facile à un arrêt de bus et une gare.
    Nous pouvons prêter des vélos.
    Promenades à vélo, natation, randonnée, équitation... Visite des châteaux de la Loire. Séjour en bord de mer d'une journée. Boutiques (!). Visite de fermes et projets permaculturels alentour.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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


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