Eco-house and garden need helping hands in the middle of nowhere, Bavaria, Germany

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  • Last activity: 4 Oct 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are a little family community: in the main house we are Maren, Katha, daughter Mia, little daughter Cornelia and dog Ruby and the "facility manager" and father of the girls Ivo is living next door in the circus wagon . After traveling many parts of this earth we bought an old farmhouse in the south-east of Bavaria, pulled it down and started creating a new home made of straw, wood and cley. Here is also a lot of work waiting in the garden and our daughters and dog Ruby want to be entertaint all the time... We like to build up a small community here and we want to open this place for travelers like we have been for the last decade.
    We are just getting started and we have a vision, so come around and help us realizing it!
    See you :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    we are happy to share all we have learned travelling and we collected quite a lot of knowledge about different handcrafts and "do-it-yourself-experiances". We both work in a circus, training children and beeing artits, so we can offer to teach some tricks and artistic skills too.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Coming up tasks/work in Oktober and November:
    With the leaves falling down , it is time to lop the trees (cut branches) and built shelter for hedgehogs and other animals. Bigger logs need to be chopped and stack up ... making firewood is always on the schedule.
    on top i need help to plant around 20 little trees.

    We always need help with the daily chores, like cleaning and cooking together. In general our meals are vegetarian and we try to grow and produce at least parts of every meal by ourselfs... but it is important for us not to be docmatic in our believes (sometimes Pizza is perfect :) )!
    And we defenitly need your helping hands to realize the big plan!!

    We prefer people who can stay longer than 7 days and have a little experience in construction work, sustainable living and who can help and live quite independently.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: 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


    We allready live in the new house, although it is still a place of construction work. Additional there is enough space for tents, mobile homes or camper vans.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    internet at our place is very limeted, so we dont check mails every day. The next trainstaition is about 15 km away, where we can pick everyone up. Next bus stop is in a village called Haarbach 🚐

  • 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 really bad internet connection, enough for us, but maybe not enough if you want to work seriously...

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have been living in busses and trailers for a long time, so all vans welcome!

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We have a dog, as long as the other pets get along with her, we are fine to receive animals too.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 837946354264

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