Join our family close to the lake of Neuchâtel, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland



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  • Descripción


    Hello, we are a family of three, with a 11 months baby. We are living in a village a few kilometers away from the lake of Neuchâtel and a 5 minutes drive from Yverdon-les-Bains, the nearest city. We have moved back in an old family house and have spent much time setting up a lab for our lactofermentation project. We try to initiate a nice network with the purpose to be able to grow our own vegetables for this project, think about alternative education for our child, share and grow both on a practical and spiritual level.

    Laurent: 43, swiss, fluent in French and English, can communicate in Spanish and German.
    Monica: 39, american, fluent in English and French.

    We love cooking, experimenting with foods. We love playing music, spending time in the woods. We love thinking out of the grid.

    Our project is a reflection of these aspirations. The vision is a whole united community ressourced project, in which we can grow as spiritual beings and make a living at the same time in the system we have not necessarily chosen to be part of.

    You would be sleeping in a room in the attic, experiencing the old school way of farm-village life. In fact, that room was used for workers back in the days (1940's). It is a nice room, and one of the project is to make it suitable for modern comfort with new insulation.

    We would share the bathroom and kitchen.

    There will be at least a dozen activities you would help us with, gardening to cooking. We would use our energies to initiate or optimize ongoing projects.

    This is an old house that has been kept with its oldstyle spirit. There is a sauna working with a rocket stove.
    The village is quiet busy, but also very accessible with public transportation and a good place to start for very diverse trips, treks in the Jura and so on. In less than five minutes, you are by a river and can walk along for miles, in some woods.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    As Laurent is a swiss from this exact place, you would really see a swiss guy on his land in action. A good way to seize the swiss spirit. We would drive you to beautiful places and share our knowledge of this area.

    You would also learn the arts & crafts of lactofermentation on a bigger scale. Also, you would be able to partake in a multi-facets project and be able to work and think on all the different parameters involved. Be part of a start up project and all of its diverse activities.

    You would be also able to learn french if you fancy.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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

  • Ayuda


    As we are trying to settle with a little lactofermentation business, we find ourselves short of time for many things. The baby, who is the sweetest, needs a lot of our attention and we would appreciate to find someone who can help us keep up to date with everything that is going on in the house.

    We are looking for someone who is a good handyman (our first mission will be to insulate the attic room), who has interests in vegetable processing and who likes children.

    Mainly: Helping setting up the lab for our fermentation projects, renovating the room in the attic so it will become more friendly and welcoming all-year round. Babysitt the baby so Monica can find more time for her studies and relaxation. Help us with meals, tending the house, our professional garden (15km away). Helping us in the lab for our vegetable transformations.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Alemán: Intermedio
    Español: Intermedio

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    I am looking to speak more spanish. I can teach French and English

  • Alojamiento


    The room is under the roof in the attic. It is about 20 squared meters, spacious. There is no running water.
    We have installed a compost toilet for use during the nights. Bathroom and living room will be shared. We have a sauna. We will provide food. We would try cooking meals together, but you would have full access to our fridge and dry storage room and a lot of kimchi.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    It is really easy to move from the village with buses passing through until late at night. A bike will be at your disposal, so you would be very quickly in the woods. We enjoy it if you play music. We like our guest to feel at home and be independant at the same time.

  • 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

    I am looking for someone who could help dynamise our internet database in order to create more interaction with our online shop. Preferably a French speaking person.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

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

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 917844357917