Come help us in a beautiful spot in nature, close to the city of Graz, Austria

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello naturelovers!

    I am Verena, living in a small paradise and I am having the honor to be the guardian over a 3200 qm land, close to the center of Graz (15 km).
    The land has a cosy wooden house, which I rented out and another building which has a room and a few rooms under construction. The location is elevated in a small valley surrounded by hills and forests. Around are only a few houses, Horses and fields full of wildlife. 2/3 of the land itself is very steep with a vegetable garden and an orchard with over 50 trees: apples, nuts, peaches, plums, grapes which are waiting for your help to harvest from June to end of October.
    I am living in an experiment how it is to live with and from nature, wild and free and responsible with mother earth. This simple and self determined lifestyle is making me very very happy, although it is challenging and bloody hard work! Specially for me, I need good people which are not shy to all kind of tasks and able to work also in hard physical work and independent, selfmotivated and joyful.

    I am always full inspiration and far away from the consumption mode and I like to collect and use recycling materials and create all kind of things on the place.

    At the moment I need help with the harvest and construction work, handy people are At the moment I need someone helping with the harvest, constructionwork with wood.

    At the moment life here is also super basic, there is only outdoor and the dry toilet is under construction, hopefully ready soon.

    The diet is vegan and simple with a high amount of raw food, smoothies, salads, fruits, wild herbs from the own garden. I am living on rawfood. For breakfast everyone can take what they want and for noon I am preparing a big salad usually together with the people that are staying here. Also the foodpreparation is done once a day together. Since life is basic, cleaning and housework is like zero.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Living the creative way with, from and for mother nature, working with recyclingmaterials, permaculture, raw food, how to get independent from the system, edible plants, hearthealing. Also with my workawayers I learned to be a German teacher, but I can only do that if there is already a good basis. I speak high german, no slang.

  • Help

    Help

    The life in nature is demanding and I really need to have practical, responsible, skillful people which are aware of what is needed to be done, are self-motivated and can work also independently. Even though the place is amazingly regenerating and provides a lot of energy, it is not a holiday place to chill out I (but in your free time of course you can chill :).
    I give freedom in the timing you want to work, just looking for balance in giving and receiving and that things are moving forward.

    I need people which have some of the following skills: Building with wood, carpentry, repair projects, electricity.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    in a cosy room or the caravan

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Styria is a very scenic country with mainly hills and mountains. The nearby city of Graz is easily reachable by bus. The bus station is 3 km away, and I can either bring you by car or you take the bicycle. The city of Graz is announced as worldheritage with a broad cultural program.
    3km from my place is a clean and beautiful small lake free accessible at any time.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    I have space for your van if you like to come in your own mobile home.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week


















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