The animal shelter was funded 2010 and is a non-profit organization run by volunteers. Since 2016 our farm is located in Wildon, only 20 minutes by car from Graz.
Our motto is “For the love of life” and our mission is to take in abandoned, maltreated or saved animals, so they can enjoy the rest of their lifes peacefully. Our core value is respect and appreciation of existence in all its forms. We set ourselves the goal to enrich the life of both humans and animals.
We give a home to old horses as well as other livestock such as cows, oxen, pigs, chickens, donkeys, goats, ponies, and sheep. There is also a lot of cats and dogs on the farm.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
Our community is very diverse, and you’ll meet globetrotters as well as city dwellers.
At the farm only vegetarian / vegan is offered. We can provide you with plant based recipes as well as knowledge about animal welfare, farming and construction work.
There will be opportunities to explore the local community and experience different cultures. You can use the possibility of learning the German language along the way! You will get a real experience of the Austrian culture.
- animals : feedings in the morning, maintaining the enclosures and cleaning
- gardening : maintaining the veggie garden
- maintenance : general maintenance on the farm, repairing, improving
- café, flea market, festival, event : we host various events to raise money for the farm, helping in the kitchen, hosting the guests
Tasks may vary depending on the season.
We have 7 guest rooms with WiFi. Depending on the season, there are always 2-10 workawayers with us.
Washing machine for your laundry and food and drink are always free (even on days off) and there are enough available. Out of respect for the animal world, all food on the farm is vegan. We usually eat together and take turns preparing meals.
We are on the outskirts of Wildon, which is a 20 minutes car ride south of Graz (world cultural city). You can either take the train to the city or get a ride on some days.
There is a swimming lake nearby. Our place covers a total area of 5.5 hectares.
We've been using wwoofing and workaway for two years now and have had a great experience.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have two sites with electricity for motorhomes. On our own campsite. Like our tent sites, we give these places to people who are only there for a short time or who are passing through.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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