Be a part of creating a unique place in Puszta, Hungary

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Our little hobby farm is located in south of Hungary. A sandy area with a unique nature, far away
    from the city and pretty quiet.

    We life on 6000m2 area in a house that was created and build by ourselves. We have a guesthouse, summer kitchen, a little Walipini (underground greenhouse), stables for animals (pigs, chicken), a young forest, different fruit trees and some relaxing areas with a fire place and a veranda.
    We created this place with permaculture aspects and lot of passion (ok, was not always passion:-)) together with Volunteers and friends.

    We immigrate to Hungary six years ago. Our young family (two sons - 4 years and half-year old) likes cooperative learning and experience life together with people from all backgrounds and cultures.
    If you are interest in natural building, permacultur or self-sufficient life we can share our experience.

    Important to know we life a simple lifestyle on the farm. It might be not always perfect clean, sometimes we have to improvise and are not always well organized. Basically you as a Volunteer need the ability to adapt.

    We are happy if you join the future projects but also want to give space for your specific talents and wishes.
    Following a little overview about the project ideas in 2019 (always depend on season, time and weather):

    - building a compost toilet
    - establish a clay floor
    - rebuild the veranda
    - changed some things in the garden and make it ready for winter
    - preserve fruits, vegetables and herbs
    - beautify the area with creative projects and art


    ....and of course there is the daily based work like cleaning, feeding animals, cooking and so on.

    In the free time we going often to a hot spring or pond, visiting regional markets, love cooking, play board and card games and sitting around the campfire. Our children are really open and love to play with the Volunteers.

    Our place is not perfect for sight-seeing the most famous places in Hungary. The place isn't that urban and public transport not to close but we will do our best to show you around and open up possibility's.
    We can host also family's, animals or camper vans.

    You can reach our place easily from Budapest with regional trains or buses in around 2h, as well from south Szeged, Serbia and Romania.

    Thanks for your interest on our profile.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    permaculture ideas and technics, building with natural materials, upcycling, to cook crazy meals (international kitchen), working with tools, hungarian culture, planing, design and of course making a lot of experience.

  • Help

    Help

    - build a stable for animals
    - improvment of the main house (craft work)
    - rebuild and design the veranda including summer kitchen
    - extend the food production in the garden (planting, mulching, harvest)
    - beautify the area with creative projects and art

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    German, English, (Hungarian)

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    warm season: guest house for volunteers, tend
    cold season: family house

    Also depend on the situation. Aske for details

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The county is known across Europe for its natural beauty. Kiskunság National Park is located in the area.

    The Puszta (Area) that we life is realy special. Its a part from the Eurasien steppe. Little bit like deserts but in european style:-) Here are a lots of wild animals special birds.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    max 25 hours a week

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