In the north of Germany, nearby the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte and not so far away from the Eastsea in a small village with a little lake for swimming, which is very nice especially in summertime, are living around fourty families.
Here is our house. In the garden there are 6 sheeps, 12 chicken, 7 running ducks and a lot of goldfish. We arrived in 2014. Since this time we renovate the original cowshed, mostly ecological.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We live in the area of the former GDR, therefore you will maybe find an different lifstyle to FRG. Here are living some families with their own history of refugees after second worldwar, coming back from Poland, Romania.
After the turn from GDR to FRG some families from germany west have settled down in this village, mostly looking for living in nature and more naturell life - and silence. Here are living local people together with people from Berlin, Hamburg, Dortmund, Dresden, Netherland and Austria, like a social patchwork.
Last Year we got the new experience of workaway–host – it was a very
good summer with many helpful hands and very kindly people – read for
more the feedbacks !
So we like to go on to have a good summer - we like to have helping
hands for renovation the house and work in the garden again !
In our threshing floor we will make a wooden ceiling with thermal insulation,
the wall needs clay and lime color. We will use a scaffolding.
We will dig in a water pipe for our fishpond.
We will make firewood, some building material need new order.
Some electrical work is to do.
Our terrain need more fences, built with hedges, graze, wood and stone,
a new duckshed and some help to develop permaculture in the fruit and
We have a bauwagen and a mobile gardenhouse for staying and sleeping. Meals will be taken in our kitchen.
This is our second looking for volunteers. The house and garden are nonsmoker areas, we have infront of the house, under a tree a smoker bench. We love our place and we like to make it much more better for a good living here, as part of the world. The manifestation, witch everybody can see, is our highest value for the experience how to love and live together. If you have the same idea of life and want support, than come as soon as possible.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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