Gain new skills and learn about bee-keeping near border of Spain in Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts, France



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    beekeepers, builders, carpenters just next to the border with Spain.
    This corner of France is very worm.
    For us there are 3 ways;
    If you want take technicals skills or improve yourself you have to follow us, like this we take our time to give knowledges, and you're helpful.
    If you want to discover a part of our work and spend time here, we can teach you simple tasks and have time for yourself.
    If you have already skills, everything is open.
    We wake up early sometimes from 5am when it's very worm, a big break, and go back to beees.
    I am a frenchie, but, I speak English, Cédric talk English a little.
    We take time to explain, to teach you French.
    People say I am patient, Cédric is the boss.
    We like qualifications, we prefer motivation.
    You need to have common sense, logic and reason, initiative a big sense of humour is welcoming.
    The days are varied, bees bees, carpentry bees.

    Je suis français mais, je parle anglais, Cédric parle un peu anglais.
    Nous prenons le temps de vous expliquer, de vous apprendre le français.
    On dit que je suis patient, Cédric est plus rigide que moi.
    Nous aimons la qualifications, nous préférons la motivation.
    Il faut du bon sens, de la logique et de la raison, l'initiative un grand sens de l'humour est bienvenue.
    Les journées sont variées, abeilles abeilles, abeilles menuiserie.
    Ce coin de France est très chaud.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    I could teach you French, , carpentry, how to run an orchard, make food.
    I give bees and gardening lessons.

  • Help


    We are working on hives
    Three first days, clean tidy up and cook.
    make sugar to give to bees
    Three days after, work on the honey
    days off or go to bees.
    Two day after, go to Gardening, around the hives.
    Then go in hives.
    IMPORTANT Trust in yourself, I also have a lot of différents things to do from 6AM to 10pm.
    I shear my knowledge as much I possible , like you will give yourself in the project.
    We are very technical with how to drive bees, how to build....

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    French: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    To learn French with frenchies, better to get: 50 vocabulary words To know at present Être Avoir Aimer Aller Pouvoir Savoir Vouloir Faire And a notebook

  • Accommodation


    We live in a hudge place with nothing, no TV no music, we have to walk for the toilette and shower.
    volunteers take charge, in turn or by affinity part of the household chores, tidy up and cook.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    To drive bees, we drive a lot.
    So we can pick-up you somewhere around.
    There is a lac very close, and mountain and the sea from 40 minutes of bus.

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    • 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.

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