Help with the beautiful garden, permaculture organic veggie garden near Figeac, France



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    Immerse yourself in a french style life and enjoy the paradise in South West France, near by medieval town Figeac.
    We have a beautiful property earning a remarkable 9,8 rating from an online platform. The Route Saint Jacques de Compostela is near by the house and the valley is known since the Middle Ages, as "The Paradise Valley".
    We are looking for practical, experienced, workawayers. Preference given to a couple or young man, farm and for gardening experience and a desire to participate in such activities.
    People who appreciate the beauty of nature, benefits of permaculture veggie garden and orchard.
    Couples and individuals are welcome, for 2 weeks minimum, 2 month preferred.
    Excellent accommodation is provided in the main house and transport provided as well.
    Mainly to help in the garden, weeding, mowing the grass (ride-on mower), the care of swimming pool and vegetable garden, clear the grass, help the B&B and keep the cats company.
    The property is very large with a lot of space and tranquil.

    We are very proud of our eco restauration of the Domain, with a strong Quercy spirit dates back to the 18th and 17th, which kept its natural simplicity and charm.
    The B&B and huge garden make our life very busy. We've some wonderful people stay with us from all over the world, we are working a lot, but we have lots of fun too!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You could discover very authentic part of the France, with beautiful medieval villages and enchanting nature.There is plenty of things to do on site, walking, biking, kayaking….. lots to see and to explore in the surrounding and many mediaval towns and villages to discover.

  • Help


    We need you for some general hands-on help in beautiful garden of 4 acres (perennials, roses, fruit orchard).
    The garden is organic and quite large and we particularly need help with weeding, clearing debris and cutting grass, helping in a new (from 2015) permaculture veggie garden.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Room for single or cupple offered, with internet access on site.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You will be more or less free to organise as you wish, leaving afternoons and weekends free to sightsee, enjoy the region.
    Volunteering hours expected
, 4 hours per day per/person, meals and or food provided.

    Only workawayers with skills and experience should apply.
    We prefer a minimum stay of 2 weeks, 2 month preferred. Welcome couple or single as well.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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