Help on an organic farm in Gehrden, Germany



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We are a vegan organic community supported agriculture ( CSA) and grow about 50 different kinds of vegetables on our fields. The area where we grow vegetables is about 2hectars and there is also 1,5 hectar fruit tree plantation, mainly appletress. The rest of the area is mainly given to the wilderness.
    We have 4 foil tunnels, where we grow vegetables that need more warmth than the german summer can give them. We prepare our own seedlings, so you can experience the whole development process from the seed to the ripe plant.
    Every first saturday per month we have a community morning, where people come to join us on the field.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can get acquainted to community supported agriculture as a model of sustainable agriculture.
    You can experience a fresh vegan and seasonal diet, and also once in a while a piece of community.
    And for sure you will take part in all aspects of growing vegetables and learn about the daily tasks of a vegan organic farm life.

  • Help


    Depending on the season you can take part in our daily work like :sowing, planting, harvesting, chopping, weeding, grove cutting, seedling production and all the other little things that need to be done to grow vegetables on a little farm.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    german, english, spanish, french

  • Accommodation


    You will have an appartment with one bedroom, one living room and a kitchen and bathroom, that you share during the day with the gardeners and maybe also with another workawayer.
    We provide three meals a day, during the week we gonna eat brakfast and lunch together, only the dinner you have to prepare on your own. Everyday somebody else is preparing the lunch, so if you like cooking, we would be happy.
    As the gardeners do not live at the farm, you gonna be in the afternoons and weekends on your own.
    But our parents live next door, so if you need anything, they will be happy to help

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have bicycles that you can use, whenever you feel like discovering the area and there is also buses going to Hannover if you want to discover the city.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day/ 5 days a week

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