Help us with natural building and ecological, organic farming in Vas, Hungary

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    15/06/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    We are looking for help with building our round-wood timber frame stable. This is definitely a big challenge where a bit of power, courage, persistence and maybe some experience come in handy. We ll put pictures below. We are now preparing everything to throw on the roof.

    We're a young belgian couple, Wouter (36) and Leen (32) with a 2,5 year old boy, Emil . Since 7 years we are living our dream. Having a smallscale selfsustainable farm. We love growing our own food and build our own buildings, work hard and being our own boss, doing this in an ecological way.
    We do believe this world could be a better place. But we choose not to scream out that it all has to change, but rather do it... If you believe something has to be different, do it differently ;)

    For a living we have 5 beautiful jersey cows from whoms milk we make delicious matured cheese. This cheese we're selling at the local farmersmarket.

    We build exclusively with naturally materials, in none of our buildings we've used any concrete. We very much like building with wood, straw and cob.
    We also prefer to do all the building ourselves, which cost a lot of energy, but learned us a lot through the years. We believe we are an interesting place for people who would like to start a small scale self-sufficient farm in the future. Besides the wide range of skills we gained through the years, you could learn a lot from our mistakes as well :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    Smallscale farming, selfsustainable living, gardening, taking care of dairy cows, cheese making, natural building.

  • Help

    Help

    Loads of projects always pop up, so never know in advance what we are going to do next week :) Natural building, gardening, taking care of the cows,...

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    Hungarian: Intermediate
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a cob roundhouse where you stay.
    We ask volunteers to cook for theirselfs. We provide al you need (vegetarian) and you can cook it in your own kitchen.

  • 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.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day 5 days a week

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