Help create a recycled art garden in St chabrais, France

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Francia

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Hi we are Adam and Tracey, 2 professional artists living in La Creuse in central France.
    We live in a large truck on 3000 metres square of land that we are slowly turning into a wildlife friendly sculpture garden.

    We are directors of a recycled arts collective, and the garden project is an important part of the work of the association. We host workshops and exhibitions here and elsewhere. The main aim of the association is to encourage creative recycling and discourage consumerism.

    There is a small house being renovated slowly .
    We both work full time from home. Adam is a blacksmith and has a forge/ workshop. Tracey is an assemblage/ installation artist, often working on community projects.

    Our heavy workload means that we cannot give as much time to the garden project as we would like, despite it being our main passion.

    The garden is of course pesticide free and wild flowers and insect friendly planting are priorities.
    We have a natural bee hive which has been inhabited two years running, it is for the bees and the bees only. No honey is taken.
    We have both just passed 50 years and we are both (almost) lifetime vegans.

    We have 2 adorable friendly female neutered dogs. Other dogs are welcome as long as they are sociable!
    Cats are not welcome as they kill the wildlife.
    We are very sorry but there are many hasards that make the garden unsuitable for children to stay.

    We are new hosts and at the moment we prefer to limit stays to two weeks,

    Our nature friendly attitude means that the vegetable plot is a running battle with voles, snails and other beasties, but we still manage to have a few fresh veggies all year round!!

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos artísticos
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cocinar para toda la familia

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Experience all sorts of artistic and practical skills and techniques.
    Pick up Years of vegan recipes!!!
    Learn how to live a very low impact lifestyle, by recycling and salvaging almost everything you need. We are not completely off grid but we live by consuming as few natural ressources as possible.
    The garden is home to over 60 wild edible plants that we are still learning about ourselves!

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Gardening/ landscaping
    Art projects
    Help building a greenhouse from old windows
    Digging a pond
    Vegan Cooking
    DIY/building

    People who can work on their own initiative on any of the above tasks are extremely welcome.
    A few hours a day or a few days a week, whatever comes naturally.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Portugués: Intermedio

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    We have two caravans, one single and one double. There is a shower in the house, and a bucket shower outside, and a compost toilet.
    There is wifi and electricity, but facilities are basic.
    Whilst we would share the cooking of some communal meals , one caravan has basic cooking facilities, so you would have some independence.
    We prefer that only vegan food is cooked in our saucepans!!!.

    Campervans are welcome.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    This is deepest rural France. We are surrounded by cows, horses and donkeys. We have bicycles to reach a small local village with shops and a small swimming lake and bar but if you really want to explore the nature of the department, having your own transport would be a bonus. There is a vibrant cultural calendar in the local towns during the summer months.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    wifi connection available and lots of peace and quiet

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    We have a large wide gate and a large parking space, for living vehicles.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    Friendly dogs welcome but no cats.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 4 hours a day, maximum 4 days a week


Número de referencia de anfitrión: 483283634176