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We are a busy family of two teenage kids, two older kids who are in college, two adults, two dogs and a cat on a small 6 hectare holding outside Wexford town. We have a small veg patch, a polytunnel, a young woodland, apple trees, some out buildings, our small cottage, two small chalets and a camping space that we use as accommodation. We have had visitors from all over the world stay with us for over 15 years now and love meeting new people. We are always building, growing, weeding, painting or starting something new and exciting. We eat everything, vegan one night, steak the next, and cannot provide for special diets. We provide a warm cabin, healthy food and plenty of company in exchange for help around the house and land.
Types of help and learning opportunitiesHelp with Eco ProjectsGardeningDIY and building projectsAnimal CareCreating/ Cooking family mealsHelp around the houseGeneral Maintenance
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
Our place is a 14 acre smallholding that we are slowly rewilding, our kids have been home educated for most of their life and we have a wide range of life experience to share! People who come to help and stay with us will learn about close to nature forestry management and get to be part of a busy family who have interests that vary from music to breakdancing to wild swimming!
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We have a small veg patch, a young woodland, apple trees, some out buildings, our small cottage and two small chalets. We need help with general maintenance around our small holding- from weeding the veg patch to painting our house to tree pruning to food prep for the family house!
This host offers a language exchange
We speak Spanish and are always interested in improving! Chris has worked as a English teacher both in Ireland and in Spain.
Our house is busy and the kitchen in always stocked with food- we are omnivores but we eat a lot of vegetarian and vegan meals. You will fix your own breakfast and for other meals we try to eat together. Depending on when you are here, you will either be accommodated in a chalet or in a tent. We are constantly working on improving our accommodation offering to ensure that our volunteers are comfortable.
What else ...
We are 7km from Wexford town, there are bikes available for workawayers. Wexford town is a busy place and there are lots of beaches in the area. We are in and out of town daily for our own work and can drop you into town on days off. Wifi available in the house.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Can host digital nomads
This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.
Space for parking camper vans
This host can provide space for campervans.
How many Workawayers can stay?
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week