Join our permaculture farm and enjoy rural life near Plovdiv, Bulgaria



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We are a young couple -Ani and Stoyan. We have a little toddler - Darika - our daughter. Before 5 years, we started an organic farm. We njoy the life in the village and live in peace.We LOVE THE NATURE and try to keep it alive and to help for develop bigger biodiversity in our garden.

    We have one dog and one cat, a vegetable garden and fruit trees.
    We are practising permaculture - making food forest, mandala garden , grey water channel, compost, companion planting of vegetables and trees,herbs and spices , also small garden ponds.

    We eat mainly vegan , vegetarian and sometimes locally produces meat. We like to try new food.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    permaculture life in a village, natural parenting, wild plants and herbs, bio diversity of birds and other animals in the garden and the region.

  • Help


    We are looking for volunteers from around the globe to help us with the tasks listed below :
    - in the garden (planting vegetables and herbs, weeding, soil preparation , harvesting, setting up irrigation),
    - with the animals (feeding, training)
    - construction - building with natural materials ,
    - cooking for everybody in the house ,
    - babysitting - we have a daughter Darika, she is very calm and playful.She is two years and half :)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Accomodation is in a heated room in a small house or in tents in the garden. We have a compost toilet and very basic showering facilities. Please use organic or less harmful for the nature shower facilities , because the water from the shower and the washing mashine go directly in the grey water chanel in the garden.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The beautiful Maritza river flows nearby and there are plenty of possibilities for swimming and walks on its islands or in the forest along the banks.
    There is a
    Volunteers at our farm can learn a lot about the principles of permaculture and experiment on their own.
    We can show them a traditonal bulgarian meals, how to make home made white cheese and yogurt, home made bread.
    We are also interested in bird-watching and have guides and equipment.
    We hope you will feel like you are at home - confortable and on the right place :)

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    max. 5 hrs a day 5 days a week

Host ref number: 936285791313