Help in a loving family of three, with many rescued animals in a soon to be self-sufficient farm just above Nice, France



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  • Description


    We are a loving family of 3, with many rescued animals in a soon to be self sufficient farm just above Nice, south of France. Being the 6 th generation, we wanted to give a new turn to this 2 hectares property with permaculture design. We are just minutes away from the sea side in a beautifull spot on top of a protected natural site with extraordinary biodiversity.
    Our surroundings are being loaded by concrete, the challenge is to show that nature can be very generous in many ways and that we need to protect it. By creating this sustainable model, we hope to give a sense of feasibility for everyone in the world.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Art Projects

  • 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

    Laetitia is a head chef specialist of Niçois cuisine as well a vegetarian/vegan/world food. We are always eager to help in many ways: teaching french, showing the real "Niçois way of life", sharing our knowledge of permaculture and ecoconstruction. We are showing the best spots of the french riviera to our guests and friends.

  • Help


    Laetitia being weak from childbirth, and Kevin taking care of the whole farm, we need help to built tree house, finishing dry toilets and solar shower in the garden, building landart structures in the garden to grow climbing vegetables, taking care of the usual maintenance, helping in gardening when needed. The workhorse need training as we would like to save more of them from the butcher, as well as the poney.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner
    Italian: 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.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    A little trailer for 2 in the garden,close access to the shower kitchen and toilet in the farm, and during summer time, a nice camping spot in the garden with a spring water basin, a little hut with electric and fridge, freezer, cooking area, with couches and a dining area.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    in the middle of a protected site nammed "vallon obscur", we are just minutes away from Nice sea side. the bus stop is 8 minutes by foot.
    We would really like to welcome experienced volunteers so Kevin could focus on his numerous daily tasks.
    We like our privacy because we are always welcoming people and need time to relax and from now and then, sharing meals when possible with our guests. We provide organic food already cooked or to cook.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4/5 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.

Host ref number: 231962553748