Living at a traditional farm with horses in the beautiful heart of Poland

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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.
  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of my wife Agnieszka , our two little sons, one daughter (13yo, 7yo, 6yo) and myself, Robert. We operate a agrotouristic farm with sustainable goals. Our farm is located in the central part of POLAND near TORUN city (10 km to the center of the town). We have a 6,8 hectare of land, and many kinds of farm animals, horses, ponies, goats, cows, chickens, etc. and a pond with some boats and fish. We do not produce , the purpose of our farm is to show animals to people, as well as to show them life on the farm. We also have a lot of activities for children ( fishing, horse riding, jumping, sliding , bicycles, shooting and many more). We specialize in families with children, school groups and individual tourists. We have also 5 rooms for rent. Our tourist season in may, june , july , august and a little september We live on our farm all year and work to every day to make this place better, safer, more beautiful and more ecologic. If you like to try our life on the farm, you can come all season . About 25 Ukrainian construction workers live here in our 5 rooms for rent, they are long-term clients and they rent rooms all year round
    Now for voluntters we have some independent part of home, with 2 slipping room ( one for girls , one for boys ) living room, kitchen , toilet , wi-fi . One room max 4 person .
    If you need room only for you , sometimes is posible, but you have to ask me first about sytuation

    We only accept last minute volunters, information 1day -2 weeks max before coming

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • 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
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our farm is located 10 kilometers from centrum of Mikoląj Kopernik city - TORUŃ .
    Old tow is very old and beautifull. You can see there the KOPERNIK HOUSE , and many old building. It is touristic city and in the summer season many tourist come to visit Toruń
    In Toruń is a big university UMK . That in the evening in the city many young students visit the pubs and party at clubs. So if you feel like to go out sometimes, you will have a lot of fun. ( now in corona 19 every pubs is closed , sory )
    In our farm you can see how to make bread, sausage, smoked ham, cheese- home edition, because we prepare this food for tourist, and for my family sometimes
    Our village is near to city, but only few people lives here and it is nice and quiet.
    Near the farm is main river in Poland Wisła and the village is natural Vistula floodplain and you can not build new homes here.
    if you like nature, you can see a lot of beavers by the river, and on the fields of deer, which are not afraid.

  • Help

    Help

    As you already know we have a lot of land. So we appreciate if you help us with choes outside like gardening, feeding our beautiful animals, maintain our playground for the kids. We are always open for ideas and projects. We love to build together things to create awesome memories. So develop yourself by creating a sustainable projects to make the world a better place. If you have any special skills, don't hesitate to contact us. We are sure we will find great projects.
    Now we offer general outside chores, like gardening, and farming
    but sometimes somebody have to clean volunteers kitchen or bathroom , we not offer daily cleaning in volunteers part of home.

  • Languages spoken

    Polish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will get your own bed in a room, maybe you have to share it with another workawayer. If you wanna stay only with with male or female with can make that happen because we have two rooms :)
    Kitchen and toilet is between rooms, so you have your own place and privacy. Like your own cozy farmer home :)
    We offer meals for you. If you have any special diets, please tell us before arriving so we can provide everything.
    It is important for you that you feel like home and of course - there is WiFi - ;)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We can help with transportation from TORUN bus or train station , our farm 10 kilometers from city centrum TORUN.
    For some trip in poland you can use train it is cheap transportation in poland from city to city .
    To come farm please use train to MAIN TORUN STATION ( torun głowny ) from train station we pick up you by our car to the farm, if you not forget give me time of coming .train table is here :
    Main Toruń train station is 8 kilometers from farm, bus stop 2km from farm ( city bus- every 15 minutes going to the city )Just hit us up and we will manage everything.
    near the farm we also have small train station ( 400meters ) , but now near 0 trains stop here , becouse our countryside have only about 50 person , and nobody use this station

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 days a week , per 5 hours, form 10 00 - 15 00

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