Gardening help needed in the South Luberon, France. Come and enjoy great food and great weather!

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France

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  • Description

    Description

    My husband and I moved to Provence 3 years ago and built a house. We have a small organic vegetable garden, 40 olive trees, chickens and recently planted 400 vines by hand. We are an organic garden and plan to produce biodynamic wines one day. We are looking for someone to help with 2-3 weeks of work in and around the garden. We have a veg garden too but its really manual labor about 4 hours per day. We live in the heart of the Luberon and its beautiful here. There is a bus that can take you to Aix en Provence and from there you can travel anywhere by bus or train on your days off. Our village is called Lourmarin, voted the prettiest in Provence. We are blessed with daily farmers markets in the neighboring villages.

    If you have building experience we may want to build a shed too.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Living in the South Luberon and enjoying good food and good weather. And just the feel good factor of being out in nature.
    We are passionate about food and cooking. You will be living with us and eating with us. You may want to help us prepare the meals, which will teach you about cooking.

  • Help

    Help

    1-2 weeks of helping in the garden. We are looking for someone to help with 1- 2 weeks of work in and around the garden. We have a veg garden too but its really manual labor about 5 hours per day. If you have building experience we may want to build a new shed too.

    We will offer 3 meals a day cooked by us.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Its either one of our own bedrooms or we will pay for you to stay at the local camping site. Its a very nice site that is about 15 minutes walk away or you can borrow our bike.

    We have 1 lovely, gently cat named Truly who is 10 years old.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    A bus ride away from Aix - And our village is small but beautiful - It is only a 15 minute walk from our home.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 269847365515