Welcome home and to our small organic farm with many activities, - Hainaut, Belgium

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Belgium

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  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    Welcome home, we are belgian speaking french.
    this is a small organic farm with many activities :
    > a goat and sheep farm we milk them everyday to make cheese. Cheese is sold in our farm store.
    > a chicken farm intended for consumption
    > a school farm. Every day schools, schools are coming to visit the farm. During holidays, we organise kids activities as holiday stays.
    > there is also a farm cottage that we rent to tourists.

    We can not welcome you if you do not speak a little French
    We are working such as a family. Françoise and Philip are the farmer. Two of our children are also there to help : Pauline (25yo) and Mathieu (28yo). The last one, Charlotte (26yo), is no longer living at home but she is visiting us sometimes.

    FRENCH
    est une (petite) exploitation bio qui compte plusieurs activités :
    > Un élevage de chèvres et de brebis, traites tous les jours pour la fabrication de divers fromages vendus dans notre magasin.
    > Un élevage de volailles destinées à la consommation
    > Une ferme pédagogique qui accueille les enfants via les écoles et les stages organisés pendant les congés scolaires.
    > On y trouve aussi un gîte pour l’accueil des touristes.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    There have so many things to learn :
    > learn about organic farm
    > learn french
    > live in a family
    > live in a dynamic farm with many activities
    > learn about how to make cheese
    > discover belgium
    > even if you want,

    FRENCH
    Tu pourras apprendre pleins de choses
    > comment gérer une ferme Bio
    > apprendre le français
    > vivre en famille
    > vivre dans une ferme qui bouge
    > apprendre comment faire du fromage
    > découvrir la Belgique

  • Help

    Help

    There are lots of things to do in our farm :
    > Help with milking goats and sheeps.
    > Feed animals everyday and take care of them (cleaning jobs mostly)
    > help with fields culture
    > help with the cheese making
    > help with kids activities (holidays stays, schools, birthday parties)
    > help with organic garden

    FRENCH
    Les tâches auxquelles vous pourrez participer sont donc variées :
    > Participer à la traite des chèvres et des brebis.
    > Nourrir les animaux et leur apporter des soins.
    > Participer aux travaux des champs.
    > Participer aux travaux de la fromagerie.
    > S’impliquer dans l’animation des enfants.
    > aider au potager

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    French

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You'll live in our house, in the charlotte's old bedroom (our daughter).
    As we said earlier, we're a couple, Françoise and Philippe. Pauline is still living at home. Mathieu is there when he isn't travelling.
    There are also 2 dogs, a grandma, and 3 employees (only during day for schools) .
    We take meals together. Maybe sometimes you can cook.

    It's a big bedroom. We'll have cupboard and enough space for your stuff. You'll share the bathroom with Pauline.

    FRENCH
    Vous serez logés dans notre maison (ancienne chambre de nos enfants). Nous partagerons les repas ensemble.
    Nous sommes deux adultes + nos deux enfants (Pauline et Mathieu). Il y a aussi 2 chiens, une grand-mère et des animateurs (qui ne sont là que la journée).

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Belgium is a small country. We can travel easily by train.
    There is a train station 10min away by car.
    We are 25min away by train from brussels.
    We are living next to a wood.


    FRENCH
    La Belgique est un petit pays. Nous sommes situés entre Mons et Bruxelles, à une trentaine de km de ces villes.
    Nous sommes tout proche d’un bois (bois de la Houssière).

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

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



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