Help out on a small scale mixed farm in Belgium in West-Flanders



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  • Description


    We have a small scale mixed farm in Belgium (West-Flanders). On 4ha we grow vegetables and fruit, raise pigs and milk goats. The big barn and house was build in 1839 and is rebuild for our needs bit by bit. We are young people (Naïki en Jens, born in 1990) and live here with 2 little kids. Jens started farming in 2012. We are looking for a way for natural farming with a low environment impact, but with a good income. The farm has around 80 goats, 10 pigs, 3 working horses, and some 'little animals'. 2000m2 strawberries and a lot if vegtables for local shops and restaurants.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • 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
  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Help rebuilding our barn, feeding the cattle, weeding and planting vegetables and fruit, harvesting the fruit, cooking, looking for the kids.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    After a chat we can look for the best accomodation, normally it would be in our house, wich is completely rebuild inside.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Ichtegem is a local place in the middle of West-Flanders. It's near Brugge and Ostend (the Belgian Sea). There is a bus line that stops in front of our farm, wich connects us to the city's Torhout, Brugge and Ostend.

  • 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

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

Host ref number: 324546924585