Join us on our family farm near Witzenhausen, Germany

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a small Organic Farm in the middle of Germany near Witzenhausen. We are a young family (Sarah 32, Sven 36 and Mali 9 month) who studied organic agriculture and toke over the farm in 2017. We have cattle (Aberdeen Angus) and grow grain. We sell our products at our farm, in local organic shops and offer delivery service.
    We have many different projects to work on. We are quite busy with the farm work so there is always too less time for „private projects“. We are still renovating our house and have a big garden. Our daughter is also happy for babysitting. If you enjoy cooking, so please help us with this.

  • 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
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can offer you a very nice place to stay with a beautiful landscape and nice people. You can learn about organic farming and help us to make the place more beautiful. You will get an impression of german farm and family life.

  • Help

    Help

    Depending on the season we need help with:
    – cleaning the fences
    – gardening
    – making fire wood
    – child care
    – renovating the house
    – building a compost toilet
    – cooking (every day we all eat together with the farm workers. This varies from 4 to 8 people)
    – creating art
    – ......

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have two very nice caravans in a beautiful landscape right next to the cattle. Water is outside and the toilet is inside our house. We are planning to build a compost toilet near the caravans. So if you are a specialist in building a compost toilet please come and help us :–)
    For lunch we eat together with all the people who are working on the farm. We often eat meat. So if you are vegetarian or vegan you may prepare your own food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live 7 kilometers from Witzenhausen. It is not a big city but very beautiful and famous for the university and the course of organic agriculture. It is very nice to do walks around the farm or visit the small swimming lake.
    There is puplic transport to witzenhausen by train and a bus near to Fahrenbach (where we live). We can also pick you up from the Trainstation (Witzenhausen Nord)

    We expect 4–5 hours work per day with free weekend.

  • 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?

    One

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 791969651958