Join our small farm and learn about sustainable living in a scenic area near Vienna, Austria

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Austria

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    21/11/2021

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are a married couple ages 49 and 62, living on a small farm in the famous Vienna Woods outside the city. One partner is an Austrian artist/graphic design teacher and one an American farmer/musician. We don't smoke, drink alcohol, or use drugs and appreciate the same in others.

    We are establishing a small scale homestead, growing food for ourselves and neighbors, and educating others about sustainable living. We live in a historic traditional Alp style cottage and are restoring the similar cottage next door. In the future we hope to host guests for educational classes on the farm. The American half of our partnership has a certificate in ecological horticulture from the University of California Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, and ran an organic farm in California, hosting farm volunteers for 15 years before moving to Austria. If you have some prior farm experience and an interest in things like growing and preserving your own food, market gardening, homesteading, permaculture, pastured poultry, horsemanship, carpentry, eco-tourism and hospitality, please get in touch! We are usually looking for long-term but short stays are sometimes possible if you have skills that fit in especially well.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Mantenimiento general
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Ayuda doméstica
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet
    Enseñanza

  • 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

    This is a good opportunity to expand your skills in a hands-on environment, while experiencing life in a mini village of 10 historic houses in the famous Vienna woods.

    This village was originally established by the Austrian government after World War I as an experimental community to re-home people in a cooperative farm setting, an early eco-village. Today the individual houses are privately owned and no longer a farm co-op, but we are working to restore ours as a sustainable mini farm, demonstrating self-sufficiency while reflecting the unique historic origins of the property.

    The location is ideal as a countryside home base for touring the city of Vienna and all of central Europe affordably. Located in a very scenic area in the first foothills of the Alps. Quiet peaceful area, where you can see the stars at night, surrounded by thousands of acres of public forest land for hiking, but only 45 minutes from the city center of Vienna.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Self motivated, responsible people with experience in rural living, gardening, carpentry, and animals will fit in well here. Prior experience is preferred as farm-sitting for short periods when we are away is sometimes needed.

    Stewardship of this little farm does involve hard physical work and requires being in good shape! There is always lots of gardening; weeding, watering, clearing brush, making and moving compost, harvesting and preserving garden produce. Also animal care, stall cleaning, fence repair etc. We have 1 horse, poultry (usually 10-25 chickens), and 3 cats. Old buildings require constant maintenance and repairs. Being handy with tools is important. Cleaning and domestic chores can be part of the work as well.

    When we are at home the schedule is flexible and can be arranged so that you can travel part of the time. A general guideline would be 20-25 hours help per person/per week but you do not have to help every day. At times when we are away, you would need to be on site most of the time and take full responsibility for garden and animal care.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Alemán: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido

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  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Accommodation is a separate recently renovated tiny house/cabin with a loft bed for 2 people, electricity, wifi, kitchenette, shower and compost toilet. There is a wood stove for heating during cold weather.

    We provide food supplies for you. You will be responsible for preparing your own meals. Shared meals are sometimes possible depending on our schedules. If you have special dietary restrictions, it’s probably ok but please discuss your needs with us ahead of time.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    The closest train station is about 10 km from here. The city boundary is a 10 minute train ride. We have bicycles you can use, and can sometimes take you by car to the train station or into the city. Public transportation in Vienna and from there to other cities in Europe is very good, but you may want to rent a car for more sightseeing possibilities.

  • 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

    The wifi connection is pretty reliable but slow. Because we are on a rural phone line there is no option to increase speed, so if you need to upload or download lots of data our internet situation may not be suitable! Mobile phone connection is also patchy here.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Smaller campervans are possible but we don't have a flat parking area for larger vehicles. Please tell us the size of your vehicle in your inquiry.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

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

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (5.0)







Número de referencia de anfitrión: 674111763241