Help on a family farm in Moszczenica, Poland

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family: Renia and Adrian and our daughters Tosia(6) and Jagna (1).

    We moved to a countryside 3 years ago.As we've finished (almost) renovation of a house, we are re-establishin g farm to be productive. For the moment we have some goats, sheeps and hens for own use. There is also an orchard and small vegetable garden to take care of.

    Depending on what you prefer - there are many things to do. You can help taking care of our children and house so we can spend more time doing things outside but it's ok if you take care of our animals or help building goat-house (with straw and clay) or wooden terrace or a pond or a henhouse or a fence or whatever is going to be done.

    As, with 4 other families, we do home-schooling for our children (2-3 times/week) - you can also teach English, do some workshops etc.

    We also run an online shop with musical instruments (gongs, tibetan bowls, tank-drums, drums, handpans, kalimbas etc.) so it's possible to use some of them to play if you'd like to.

    We live in Moszczenica near Gorlice (there are 3 more villages with the same name in Poland).

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • 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

    As we live on a countryside we use goat milk to do our own cheese, we make bread. Also we pick wild herbs to use as a tea and as a help with diseases. You can lern from us how to do this things. We also can show you traditional regional dishes: ex. made of mushrooms we pick every year.
    We are also opened for knowledge and experiences with dishes from all over the world.

    As Renia loves crafts and know how to make different arts and things using traditional methods you can learn a lot from her. How about shearing a sheep and making a wool scarf on your own ?
    You can make your own pottery with us and decorate it with regional paintings.

    In coming time we have some natural building projects (goat's house and hen-house) so yo can take some knowledge and experience about that back home.

    We are opened for new experiences/knowledge with organic farming, crafts and cooking.

  • Help

    Help

    As mentioned before are different works you can do - depending on your abilities and will.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You'll have a room for your own in our house.
    If you prefer - you can sleep in a tent and use bathroom inside a house.

    Lot of things on our plates are mede of our own milk, eggs, vegetables, fruits. We also but a lot from our neighbours. Staying at our place will be an oppotunity to experience natural food and traditional Polish cuisine. We also would like you to show us how to prepare food in a different way, that might be inspiring !

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Krakow is 2 hours away. There are beautiful hills, mountains and forests in the area (with plenty of mushrooms which we pick every summer/autumn). Good area for walks and bike tours. You can use our car (if you ha a driving licence :). In the area (15-40 min. by car) you can go to swim in a lake or a river,

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week


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