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Help us to renovate an old barn and learn new skills along the way in Faurilles, France

  • France
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  • Last activity: 09/07/2022



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We are restoring a huge barn and old stone house and surrounding land, micro Gites, cafe, and studio/gallery, corporate events, yoga retreats, growing own produce for sustainable living from garden to table as i said we are from New Zealand so our approach is very kiwi... We would also offer longer stays if is available

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are from New Zealand and developing an events centre in an old barn, weddings, vegan yoga retreats etc our approach is holistic and organic developing organic produce to provide food from garden to table, and knowing that each day different things come our way so we have to adapt and grow. You will learn many skills, growing, building we will practice yoga together, walks and working together you will be part of the development from the ground up exciting to see a project grow.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Building, painting, gardening, animal care, house help, general maintenance

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    bedroom shared with bathroom, in Bergerac France 20 mins from the airport and close to amazing villages, we will supply food in exchange for work, local produce purchased from organic markets home made from scratch and with love we are vegans but i have a meat eating son when he comes and stays so i can do both food is very important to us i love cooking

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    we go into the local village every Sunday to buy food have a drink and general catch up i will also be having a market stall there with my art and antiques collected, there are amazing walks, golf clubs, villages close by we don't smoke and would prefer non smokers, as i said we are vegan but don't expect others to be but if you are you will love the food provided

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 266924784532