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Organic beekeeping association, renovations and garden help near Sibiu, Romania

  • Romania
  • Favourited 144 times
  • Last activity: 25 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    This is Willi, chairman of a small beekeepers' association and a beekeeper myself.
    We run an association for organic beekeeping and fruit growing. We are activ in a small village, 8 km from Sibiu in the centre of Romania.
    Our association organize beekeeping seminars, work shops, bee days for schools and different activity’s around beekeeping and fruit growing. Every year in march we organize a fruit tree grafting workshop.
    Our place is the ancient parochial residence of the evangelic church including a priest house, church, school and surrounding gardens.
    Beside of our public activity we cultivate fruits and vegetables for our own consumption. We have a greenhouse for tomato and cucumber. We keep bees, sheep’s and chicken and a dog and cats are with us at the place.
    Our activity is based on the help of practician’s and volunteers during the hole year.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • 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 live in a multicultural region characterised true the culture and history of the Transylvanian Saxons which live in this region 800 years long. Now, Transylvania Saxons, Hungarians are minority’s beside gypsies and the Romanian main population.

  • Help


    Beekeeping practice
    Fruit tree pruning
    Garden and greenhouse help
    Fence building
    Renovating help

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Romanian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There are different separate rooms in the house as well a camper and a beehouse.
    Common kitchen, common cooking.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Visit Sibiu, Medias, Sighisoara, Brasov, different fortified churches, mountain trips in the South Carpathian Mountains, walks around the village, forest walks. Bicycle tours.

  • 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.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 152462559196

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