Join our family farm in the Kingdom of Forests and Meadows in Amatas novads, Latvia



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  • Description


    We live in the beautiful spot of Earth surrounded by Forests and Meadows just 100 km away from Riga. Location is perfect for people looking for isolation and re-connection with nature and themselves.
    Its a family business which unites three generations:
    Owners Brigita and Dima. Dima is designer and now helping Brigita with tea business. Brigita has accumulated knowledge about different herbs and their properties for more than 20 years and is producing the organic tea for 15 years. She love to share her knowledge.
    Their son Martins is scientist in the field of landscape and forestry his wife Evita is organising eco-tourism and experiential learning projects and promotion of the tea.
    And two kids Miks (14) and Lote (9)
    There are no animals except 3 dogs and 3 cats:-)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • 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

    You will learn a lot about herbs and their healing properties and open your heart to miracle of nature.

  • Help


    We seek for help in growing and gathering herbs which is truly meditative process. As well we have job to do with our new house we are building. Should there be some artistic soul willing to come to us we would be happy to have some wall painting for example.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Latvian (Lettish): Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Wooden house. Private or shared by 1-2 more volunteers.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Free time can be dedicated for a walk in the forests, reading all books you were willing to read but never had time, reconnecting with nature and finally giving yourself time to think and listen to your inner voice. Should you be willing to visit closest cities Cesis, Sigulda or Riga it can be arranged. It is 20-30 minutes car ride to the closest public transportation.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 h per day, Saturday-Sunday-holiday can be used for radial travels

Host ref number: 146517631776