Support our eco-farming and community outreach projects in Stara Kamienica, south-west Poland

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Poland

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    10/08/2022

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We run "earth centre" as an ecological, social and art project in south-west Poland, meant as an international crossroads for sustainable and personal development. The project is set up in 1998 by the Dutch foundation, with many international volunteers.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    Exploring Polish village life and local cultures, learning to live with natural and simple conditions in an natural environment, learning handicrafts, caring animals and gardening, using your own energy , talents and inspiration to add something personal to our projects.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for volunteers to support ecofarming organizing workshops/events for locals and international guests, setting up art/storytelling/theatre projects, building projects etc.

    PROJECT 2022/2023 - "Healing the Earth"

    Activities
    1. building an earthship
    "Homesteading: farming, gardening, keeping animals and creating natural products
    "Recovery of historical landscape, restoration of footpaths and bridges
    "Developing renewable energy, recycling waste, living self-sufficient
    "Creating a community by building facilities for groups, participants and participants
    2. creating earth art
    "Art performance 'Sensenta' unblocking the senses, using music, rootwork/myth, African art
    "Exposition and workshops music, weaving, felting, collages/assemblages
    3. becoming a pioneer back to earth
    "'Everybody is an artist' (Beuys), pioneering, bushcraft, DIY
    4.
    "Creating a digital with vlogging, film, games, FB, Instagram, TikTok

    Aim
    The aim is to create an earthship, for which art projects are providing the tools, using local, Slavonic, Siberian, African myth and traditions as inspiration for understanding and experiencing the secrets of earth.

    Philosophy
    The philosophy of here is that members, volunteers and guests contribute something of themselves . Thus, this is created in an organic way and is developed by involvement of visitors who are invited to be more participants than consumers. The idea is to establish a creative exchange where those who come to participate in an ongoing creation of here, are in turn given an opportunity to re-create themselves by exploring the secrets of the earth and Polish countryside, and ultimately promoting sustainable development of the region.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Polish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Tents, small caravans, dormitories, complete sanitary facilities, providing all kitchen-facilities and basic food-ingredients, by which you can stay and cook for yourself.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are situated in the south west Polish borderlands of the Giant Mountains and Izer mountains, not far from the Czech and German border, near monumental towns, in a natural landscape with old villages, streams and many forests. There are many possibilities to hike, swim and all other sports.

  • 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

    We welcome digital nomads for translating, study, designing websites, advice, art projects

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have only (limited) space for small campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Pets could be kept on a line.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Choice, could be 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week



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