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Looking for volunteers who want to learn how to grow mushrooms, flowers and vegetables in Erica, Netherlands



 Min stay requested: No minimum



  • Description


    I recently bought an abandoned horticulture farm, and I am in the works to set up a mushroom farm and intend to start growing edible plants and flowers i work organically based on the principles of permaculture
    But before I start growing anything I have to do a lot off work to do.
    The place has been not been used for approximately 20 years, so there is a lot of cleaning up to do.
    at this point in time i can offer a good and warm place to stay but no food
    i am doing some light work and if you can help around 2 hours on the week days on averege i am happy
    i am super flexible about almost every thing

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    You can learn to grow mushrooms flowers and vegetables, and do all sorts off jobs in and around the farm and the greenhouse.

    The farm is located 10 kilometers south of Emmen which is the biggest town in the north off Holland.

    I have got some bicycles they can be used to explore the surroundings. There are shops and bars basically on walking distance from the farm.

  • Help


    The help required, is all sorts off general cleaning off the area from weeds, branches & old planting pots my farm was abandoned for a few years so there is some fixing up to do.
    Some light carpentry work, getting the fruiting rooms for the mushrooms ready and operational.
    And general gardening and planting vegetables and edible flowers.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    I have a decent house on the property you will have your own room,
    there is a shower and all the other things making a house a home.
    But stuff is pretty basic.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    public transport is close by as are shops .

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    about 2 hours per day i am not strickt about it

Host ref number: 872843141563

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