Come and help to create one earthy farm and enjoy the countryside in Valgamaa, Estonia

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Estonia

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    28/12/2021

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are living in old vodka distillery what was part of Taheva mansion from 19 century. Our family of three Eliise, Heldor and 5 year old daughter Aurora. We have garden with vegetables and lot of fruits. The farm is located in South-Estonia Valgamaa. Here is lot of beautiful camp sites and trails to explore. We are part of eco community. Together we do some work and cooperate with bigger projects. Our commune here is different than usual communities. We live all in our own farms but our goal is same: to live as eco as possible and support local farmers and handicraft people around.
    Also we are starting a food forest project. In our farm wehave 11ha land where we are greating agroforestry area, poultry and food forest for 8ha area.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    With us you can learn about cultural buildings and how to renovate it. You can met other ecovillage people and usually once a week we make sauna together. Also you can learn and practice with us how to make permaculture garden.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We need help in the garden: planting, watering, picking, etc. Also building help : clay plaster, woodwork, etc. In the winter time carring the wood in the house, heating ovens. Cleaning up workshops. Helping to build teepee, some fixings in garden, dog shelter etc. Take care of house to keep it nice clean and cozy🙂

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Estonian: Fluent

    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

    Accommodation

    Our house have two separate areas. One side is possible to cook and there we live also. Another side is for volunteers. This part of the house needs renovation. We have fixed the ovens there, it’s warm in the wintertime.Right now we have one private room free. There is large bed for couple or we can separate the beds. In the middle of the house is toilet and shower with hot water🙂.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our home is located in historical place where is lot of ruins and also here start trekking route. Also have free buses to Valga, Tartu and Võru towns. The border with Latvia is 2 kilometers away. Once in week we have Sauna what is really important to Estonians. Also we have bicycles. With us you can learn lot of natural building and how to grow plants in north part of Europe. Also you can be part of creating food forest.

  • 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

    We have unlimited internet 4,5 G.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    You are not be able to give away the waste water. Otherwise it would be nice to have some campervan visitors :)

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week



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