Eco tourism and more in a stunning area of the Vosges forest, NE France



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  • Description


    Lost in the middle of 14 000 ha of forest, I develop a small eco campsite with lots of project for enthusiastic volunteer.
    Being a volunteer myself for few years around the world, I'm happy to also host volunteers.
    I'm chef by trade and I also got experience in eco construction working in this field for few years). I have two boys (7 and 9 years old) who live part time with me.

    In 2012, I create in a beautiful spot in the Vosges forest, a friendly, small, eco campsite.
    It's created for Nature lovers who want to stay in home made cabins or in tent.

    Stunning scenery, friendly and relaxing atmosphere, originality, homemade, conviviality are just few ideas about this place.

    PARTICULARITY for helpers who want to learn by doing :
    If you stay minimum one month and have few basis using tools : development of low tech technology project
    (We choose together a low technology project depending of the need and your abilities, the length of your stay, time I have to share my knowledge and we design and create your own project which make sense for you, volunteers, customers, kids, ...)

    Helpers can also join on the project who are on at the moment or just for the general maintenance of the house/ garden (driven in different techniques for expérimentation : permaculture, brf, .. ), ... There is a variety of jobs for everyone.
    At this moment we're turn to the camping and the garden.

    See you soon.


  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    learning skills in eco building, gardening, preserving food and cooking, low tech technology, permaculture, animal caring, wood working.
    I've been an helper myself for years around the world and I host volonteer since 2004 (in other website) working on many other project mainly ecobuilding.

  • Help


    No special need required, just an interested in this type of lifestyle.

    If you're interested in ecobuilding, strawbale houses, permaculture, work and live on a site project, low tech technology tools, art and wood working, gardening, self sufficiency, , ....

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    separate bedroom or caravan.
    I'm flexitarian, not vegetarian but I can easily cater for vegetarians.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    visit of the oldest glass factory of France, lolly factory, blueberry picking, second tallest giant sequoia of France 200 m from home, beautiful surounding for hikes, bike at your disposal, ...

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 516376276721