Helping hands needed in mature permaculture and forest garden in Bretagne, France

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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.
  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    After 30 years of hard work ,patience and determination building our own tranquil Haven, the results are sublime .

    The link with nature, our local community, neighbors,and volunteers are an important part of what we do .

    Here things are simple honest and
    With a sence of well being, time passes quickly and life has a natural flow.

    DECEMBER UPDATE
    Help with serveral tasks would be a appreciated and include

    Building work
    Plastering
    Painting exterior and interior walls
    Heavy cleaning
    Chopping logs

    This would suit someone who is fit and healthy with lots of energy.


    Helpers should be

    hard working
    Interested in exploring new ideas
    Flexible

    Although not essential, some Construction/building
    knowledge would be preferable

    We have a spare place for someone who is sociable, but calm, enjoys being involved and who is resilient and adaptable.Perhaps would suit someone wanting to improve their spoken English.


    Good luck and have a great workaway experience
    Phil and Helen

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    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

    How could you not benefit from the Breton way of living?- simple but honest, we have certainly learnt a better way of living and sharing since moving here and raising our family.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Workawayers give a helping hand two or three hours in the morning and after a long lunch break another couple of hours in the afternoon.
    We only cater for people who are flexible with dietary requirements.
    The help can be physically demanding as sometimes learning new skills is challenging.
    We take good care of you but would also appreciate a hand with the daily chores like the dishes, sweeping up etc.
    You may need to bring old clothes, strong shoes,and work gloves.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    German: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    3 bedroomed farmhouse currently under renovation
    OR the cabin in the garden (see profile photo)
    We expect you to take care of your accomodation and leave it in a clean and tidy state for the next people staying.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Lovely quiet area , easy to travel hitching.
    unspoilt by tourism and very rural.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 25 hours per week

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