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Hello everyone !
We are a enthousiastic Dutch family with 7 happy young homeschooled children.
Our house, which is alongside a beautifull river with natural swimming pools , is some 10 km away from the nearest village. There are 60 hectares of land stretching way up into the wild mountains.
We have many animals; horses, donkeys, chickens, cats, dogs, rabbits .....
We make organic bread and jams, and live a life of simplicity.
We like to share our life and work with enthousiastic people willing to be involved and to share.
People who want to experience a completely different way of life. Far away from society.
We enjoy the cultural exchange !!
We have a very small organic fruit farm, a very small camping a la Ferme and some Gîtes for rent in july and August, a big vegetable garden, lots of land to maintain, wood to cut, animals to take care of, an old big mas to restaurate,
and many many dreams.....
We appreciate some help with renovation projects, helping in the fields, and taking care of the animals!
Socialising and education with our children (aged 1-7-8-10-13-15-15 ) is appreciated by all of us.
They are easy going and really apreciate your presence !
We have communal meals.
We are looking forward to meet you !!
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
You will stay with a Dutch family with 7 children, on a fantastic isolated spot in the Pyrenean mountains. During a part of the year you will meet other people from all different parts ot the world
We always really appreciate help with the land, fruit pruning and harvesting and strimming and weeding in the vegetable garden. Its great if you can work with a chainsaw, or strimming machine.... Maintenance, building and technical help is always really welcome. assistance in teaching our children, playing a musical instrument together with them is very welcome......
We give priority to long term volunteers with a minimum of one month.
*WORKAWAYERS ARE NOT ASKED TO HELP WITH THE CAMPING, RENTAL GÏTES BUSINESS FOR PAYING GUESTS*
Caravans and tents in the summer. In the winter in the house.
The farm is situated in a wild mountainous valley so spare time can be spent walking, swimming and enjoying the nature.
You might get a hike to a string of nice villages in the valley. Ceret is a beautiful market place well worth a visit especially on saterdays.
We can pick people up in Amélie les Bains, our nearest village, which can be arrived at by train (to Perpignan) and then bus.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
we ask helping people to be involved and flexibel - free time in consultation (maximum 25 hours a week)
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