We are Bart, Anaji, Franek and Mila, family living on the north side of Poland, on beautiful meadow surrounded by woods. Since we found this place three years ago, we are settling up here and rising up edible forest garden using technics and methods of permaculture, natural farming, renewable energy sources and eco-building. In brief, our aim is to create paradise on earth.
We called our place Trifle Nest, because our souls are birds-like. In the past we were travelling and living all over the Europe and Asia for years, until we found this place and decided to stay. Our son was born here under old apple tree, and douther in the backyard as well, so we already started growing roots. The time came to create a nest, an ancestral habitat, a sustainable farm.
And life is like a trifle, lasting just a while, just a blink. Let's enjoy it, let's have fun. It depend on us, what flavor we will give to it :)
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
We want to show you alternative, unconventional aproach to life, highlight humans connection to Mother Earth, reveal authentic human needs. By beeing close to nature you have great opportunity to encounter a deeper consciousness within yourself, to find peace and happiness inside.
As M. Fukuoka said: „The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.“
Evenings we often spend together having talks, baking some cookies, playing music and singing, depends on the flow.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We are looking for volunteers who are not affraid of living into the wild, willing to help and having some experience especially with gardening, planting, construction wood work, babys care, animals care, general maintenance and a lot of other "rural" things like harvesting crops, collecting and preparing fire wood and simply making this place more beautiful. We believe that everyone has important, unique and useful skills to offer.
Cheerfulness, optimistic, open-minded attitude and intention to co-operate are required =) Music instruments are very welcome.
Chinese (Mandarin): Beginner
This host offers a language exchange
Language exchange is always nice!
We are looking for volunteers who are not affraid of living out of civilization. We live very close to nature, far away from urban noise and pollution, so accommodation conditions might be seen as rough and primitive - take it into consideration!
5 meters long caravan is ready to accomodate or sleeping in your own tent (we have a tent to borrow in case).
Two main meals during the day eathing together and some lunch between. We are almost vegans (eating our chicken's eggs), part of our diet consists of seasonal, wild edible plants. In warm season we often prepare food on bonfire.
Simple compost toilet, solar-heated shower during warm season or bath in fire-heated bathtub outside. There is a forest river close by, refreshing baths recommended :)
We live off-grid. There is no electricity, just solar panel capable to charge small devices. Laundry is possible at our friends place.
The closest city is 10km away. We have bikes, and there are lakes close by. We have five sheep, hens and cat.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week