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Join us in the countryside and help in the garden or DIY projects in Upper Normandy, France

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  • Last activity: 15 nov 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    first my wife and I are working out so exept during hollydays we are not at home to share activities with people and we prefere welcomming people during the school hollydays

    >during this time three guineen young boy who migrates to france will also be there
    >>I am also involved in welcoming migrating african people so mbemba is always at home with us because he is working in maconnerie in Auffay ( during this week you'll have your own bed room )(but )you ll have to share the use of the bathroom with them
    >>> I am a teatcher and my wife ingeneer so our house is just a house with a 4 hec garden witch is more an expensive play ground than a farm to earn money to survive ..........
    so you have to know that I am not a professionnal that will be able to learn you how to produce vegetables
    I am neither a carpenter or a builder but .........
    during the free time I have I will spend it in diY because I refurbish my house wich is a traditional "Clos masure " of the 17 th century and I spend time in my landscaped garden where I am also cutting wood for the heating at the winter time
    With my wife the last five years we were welcoming other volunteers
    as you'll have noticed my practise of english is rather bad

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Construcción y bricolaje
    Mantenimiento general
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda doméstica
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    our house is in countryside in Normandy between Dieppe and Rouen so it offer plenty of opportunities to visit the sea shore museum brussel paris london amsterdam are easily reachable
    our garden offer many possibilities of practises around the groth of organic fruits vegetables and also around ecological questions about typical landscape préservation
    in summer time possibility to learn how to prepare jam wallnuts wine fruit cakes ......taking advantage of the sea side for bathing swimming kayaking

  • Help


    we do not realy need help but if you are interesting for helping and sharing the work in the garden or the diy your are welcome
    if you are interesting with gardenning we can have woodcutting activities multiplicating plants instalating seeds sizing bush producing organic fruit and vegetables
    plumbing masonery carpenter painting electricity are activities we can also share around DIY

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Independant bedroom with a double bed

    we are not vegan but vegetarian generally we share the meals and the cooking reciepe of the vegetable and fruit of the garden with our visitors

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    railway station is at 7 km possibility to use bicycle

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    4/5 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.

Host ref number: 584487995685

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