Join us to create a self sustainable community in the forest in Zutendaal, Belgium



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  • Description


    Dear workawayers, we life in a small community in the forest in Zutendaal. We try to live with the simple things nature and surroundings give us. Ecological , sustainable self supporting live, permaculture, community life, forest baths,playing games are key words in our houses....
    Rika an johan (thats me) and our son Towa are a the moment living in a chalet in the woods and we are looking for helpers around
    We have a lovely dog , some chickens , a cat and the wild live also sometimes like to eat from our garden...
    Other people live also in the neighborhood and we tent to come together and work together and enjoy the live.
    For the moment we are setting up a commune biological garden near a social center and we starting up also a authentic old school bakery.

    For the rest the live is very nice here... your welkom

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can experience the rural, Forrest live in Belgium, see a more alternative way of living and being.... Learn about permaculture , wild plants and deep ecologie. There is a possibility to do some forging and learn building skills, work with earth, make medicinal oils, ..... . You can learn about Belgium and Japanse food , ....
    A spirit that is open will always learn...

  • Help


    Help in the garden
    Help with building
    This summer: building mass rocket stove
    Cutting wood
    Backing, cooking for the community
    Playing music

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    You will stay in a Caravan or tent. You can bring you own tent or we also have tents , we have a quite big garden so you can make your own space , or create a forest dome ...., we don't have internet acces @ our location and phone reach is limited , but if you walk up the hill you have have good connection....

    You can join us with the food we eat, we eat rather simpel en healthy food. (mostly we eat vegetarian) In the early evening Rika or i will provide dinner or you are welcome to cook ....

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live close to maasticht and genk ( 30 minutes bike) nice town..... trein are also in genk everywhere to belgium.
    Visit the nature parks and trees

  • 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.

  • Can possibly acccept pets

    Can possibly acccept 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

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

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