Help on a farm and with community projects in Trémel, France

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello everyone,

    We are located in Trémel Côtes d'Armor, in the middle of nowhere. Our nearest neighbors

    are a herd of cows !!! But we have a lot of visits, especially in the summer, between volunteers,

    students, scouts, friends, etc ...

    5 years ago, I decided to live the company as I conceive, instead of constantly criticizing. So

    I left my previous job and I bought the farm where I currently reside. Since I set up

    community projects:

    • 2015: Establishment of Housing Group, participation in the Swiss Association

    • 2016: Establishment of a food garden, a shared garden and a self-service garden

    Pumpipumpe; (Sharing Network among neighbors) Establishment of a die Edible

    Insects.

    Creating a new beverage concentrate Ginger

    My first beekeeping, with the acquisition of a hive (to start)

    To make sense of all these projects, traditional dances (folk) are present around us: whether at

    home, in dance or festival, is enormously dance (am also professor of traditional couple

    dances: Waltz, Mazurka, Scottish, Polka ...)

    But now, being only one with all these projects, I get out of breath just ... the idea is to share

    these ideas with motivated people ... why not you !!!

    We caution you here, comfort is simple, no decoration, no bows or lace ... This is a voluntary choice. The style is rather in the spirit of "Roadtrip" trips simplicity, minimalism, recycled objects ... it is a choice too. Just the basics: sleep, eat, wash and exchange if desired and if the requesting because up team adapts to the demand. Discretion is part of our ethics. The kitchen and dining room are common and it is possible to prepare meals or breakfast yourself. Everyone does as he wishes and pace. This place gives everyone the freedom to organize itself as it wishes.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    *️ I only speak French so if you want to learn french you will ;
    *️ Enthusiast Hang drum (musical instrument). I own 2 I willingly ready. The melodious sound of
    this instrument is very nice and very relaxing
    *️ The folk dances !!! Being very present in folk festivals, I know all folkeurs (especially France, but also Europe). So I can easily induct you, and teach you the basic steps. The atmosphere is very friendly. It's a great experience to live !!!
    *️New sport styles ( BumperBall, Power riser ...)
    *️ The conviviality, sharing, smiles, mutual

  • Help

    Help

    The organization: 3-4 hours / day to help. This can be, depending on the weather, finance and

    emergencies:

    Gardening, bricklaying, joinery, Renovation, Kitchen, weeding, Storage, dishes, etc.

    We try, whenever possible, to provide work based skills and desires of Helpers.

    Besides that, there are chores to common areas: kitchen, dishes, vacuuming, etc. (about 15

    to 30 minutes / day)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    French and a little english

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    • Rooms: 4 end of life caravans just waiting to be repaired; In summer, all right, but winter is a little harder
    I will also provide breakfast , lunch and diner.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    • Close to the sea (10 minutes by car): beautiful ballads to do, and I can introduce you to wild

    places, secrets that tourists do not know !!!

    • Picking shells: At low tide, good weather, we stop all work in progress and we will pick

    cockles or mussels at the beach. From time to time, we will sin knives, and we taste the

    next day ... succulent meal !!!

    • Wi-fi throughout the main house and 2 caravans

    • The yurt coveted round Habitat (electrically, gas cooker and fridge)

    • Fires camps and other gatherings, especially when the scouts are there !!!

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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