DEAR WORKAWAYERS! AT THE MOMENT OUR COTTAGE HOUSE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. WE ARE NOT ABLE TO HOST VOLUNTEERS BEFORE APRIL-MAY 2019!
We are Marju (34) and Raido (32), living in small old cottage house, located in Southern Estonia, 30 km of Latvian border. Far away from towns, among forest and fields. We love organic gardening, we have chickens, lambs and a goat. Our purpose is to live as natural and independent as possible, trying to go off grid.
Marju has been working as a music teacher, youth worker and freelance musician more than 15 years. Raido is freelance craftsman and designer.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
We can teach you Estonian, introduce our heritage, old traditions and beliefs, play music together (if you are a musician), go to ride a bike, have some trips to Latvia etc.
Spring and summertime: growing, planting, harvesting vegetables, taking care of chicken, lambs and a goat, building/developing off grid solutions
Wintertime: We would like to host Russian and Italian native speakers in order to improve our language skills.
Estonian, English, Russian
You will find simple life here: we heat house with wooden stove, bring water from well, have plastic sauna to have a bath, compost toilet is outside. We offer you healthy meals using organic and local products (our diet is gluten and meat free) for cooking.
You will have private space in room with bed linen and mattress.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 3-4 hours a day, 5 days a week