Help us with organic farming in Lungau, Austria

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Austria

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of 6 people (we have 4 daughters who all have already made the experience of Workaway during their travels as well) and we live on an organic mountain farm in the middle of the Austrian Alps. We have milking cows and milking goats for making different kinds of raw-milk cheese, yoghurt and butter. Furthermore, we grow vegetables, fruits, grain and herbs for making a wide range of different product such as bred, tea, juice, jam, chutney, pesto,... We sell our cheese and some other products in our small farmshop, on the farmers' market and in the farmers' shop in the next town.

    We are engaged with the idea of "slow food" - regional, good quality and organic food. In general, we set a high value on self-sufficiency - we try to produce all the food which we need for our consumption ourselves.

    Through organisations like Workaway, we luckily got the chance to meet a lot of different people from all over the world and we are still very keen on hosting volunteers for some more cultural exchange.

    The surroundings of our farm give many opportunities for hiking in the mountains and we also have a dog which needs a lot of attention and walks :)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Other

  • 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
  • Help

    Help

    If you're interested in how to make cheese and other milk porducts, baking bread, milking goats (by hand), making tea and other products, you are on the right place. Apart from that, you could help us with picking herbs, harvesting, gardening, animal care and many ohter types of work.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You have your own room and bathroom in our house

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We prefer a stay of at least one week up to three weeks.

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    minimum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

That is our mountain pasture - we keep our young cows there during summertime































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