Descubre el campo de Brandeburgo y ayúdanos a crear un lugar de intercambio y sostenibilidad en Alemania

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Hello,

    This is Henning writing.

    June 2nd, 2020
    It seems save and legal to open our house for workawayers again while
    performing the actual health safety manners.


    Left here for historic documentation only:
    ***********************************
    Due to the actual situation we decided to pause inviting Workawayers,
    You all stay healthy,
    Henning
    ***********************************

    Here is what we do:

    Gardening and fruittrees
    Ecobuilding projects and renovation of old house
    Animal Care, sheep, chicken, rabbits
    Creating a humane place
    Veggie and vegan cooking
    Firewoodmaking, the whole process until the feet are warm in front of the stove
    Bonfires and solar/fire hot tub under the sky
    Solarcooking (in progress, help us!)
    Tiny house building
    Housecare
    Field stone wall restoration
    Bouldering, treeclimbing
    Pottery

    We live in some kind of a patchwork family. My girlfriend has a son and a daughter, and her dog, I have a daughter. It is a guest house with a big garden. We also have eight sheep living in our orchard and four chicken. We eat the chickens eggs, apart from that we let the animals live their lifes. We recently got three rabbits, too.
    Did I mention our bouldering room?
    I sometimes observe the night sky from my micro observatory in the garden. Of course, I am more than happy to show you sky things, if you are interested.

    I am 38 years old and despite good experiences with younger helpers we prefer helpers between 24 and our age.

    We started this project in the end of 2011 and there is always a lot to do. Any help is welcome with the garden, fruit trees, further renovate the pottery and workshop, all kinds of jobs around the buildings. Help in house and kitchen will also be welcome.

    We live in a quiet and remote area in the North of Germany, between Berlin and the Baltic Sea in beautiful countryside full of hills and lakes.
    Languages spoken are English and German. We like to help you learn German, as far as this can be involved into the other activities. And we love to meet new people from all over the world.
    You can also learn treeclimbing, go kayaking on one of the endless number of lakes around, do cycling trips or just sit at the firepit in the evenings under a nice starfield far away from any city lights. As we are frequently going to Berlin you dont even need to miss this :).

    We would be happy to hear from you!

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

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

  • 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

    You will learn various tasks in building stuff, maintaining an old house, installing new eco technologies,
    making economic decisions.
    You will live in a family like situation, but we also often have friends at our house or holiday guests.
    There is a lot of space on our property and much more nature around, so you can experience solitude as well.
    I am afraid to say that you won`t see much typical german stuff here, besides our six different garbage bins, that is.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    UPDATE:

    09/2019
    -Beautiful fall season is at the front door, the startrailer tiny house thing is finally set up
    and needs a lot more love, we enjoy the last rays of sunlight and the fresh morning dew.
    The house calms down, smaller renovation jobs to do.

    06/2019
    -We got HONEY BEES! Summer is there again, guests fill the house, we are at the lakes every evening,
    I do my everamazing stargazing and inbetween some nice projects for the house.

    09/2018
    -The summer is finally over, I need help doing firewood and there are wood construction projects to start and finish.
    The leaves turn colourful, a beautiful season!
    08/2018
    -A great summer, the lakes are warm, some smaller projects only, mainly maintainance, it is simply
    too hot to do serious stuff.

    04/2018
    -Spring is here, days and nights are much warmer now and sunny. It is time for outside work. We already planted an orphant apple tree, got the hot tub running at the bonfire, so the garden is the living room again.

    03/2018
    -Last months build of three beautiful firewood sheds boosted our firewood storing capacities and we are very
    happy to now have to fill all that space by spending hours in the beautiful local forests chopping logs, bringing them to our place for splitting with our hydraulic wood splitter and stacking them into the sheds for drying.
    As always: Everyday life needs a responsible person who takes care for the community apartment, the animals
    and so on. We now also have three rabbits, they keep melting my heart.
    As for the sky, it`s galaxy season coming, so lets hope for clear skies.


    12/2017
    -Xmas is at the horizon, as well as the years end.
    Some minor inside renovations need to get done, and whoever is interested in my firewood shed concept,
    help is apprechiated here. We will build at least three of them in the next two months.
    In general, our seven sheep and two chicken (sadly only two right now) need daily attention, the community apartment needs to be fillled with life, warmth and laughter.
    We will celebrate new years in a small group of friends, rather calm. So, whoever needs a place away from
    the big city rumble, here it is.
    Perhaps we will also go to the forests nearby to harvest and process firewood for the coming winters.

    09/2017
    -Summer slowly comes to an end, we are well prepared for a colourful autumn with sunny days,
    but also the first light frosty mornings.
    Because we got a micro HOT TUB! Two people, two buckets of wood and two hours at the fire pit provide for a relaxing hot bath, ideally, how can it be otherwise, under the stars.

    My tiny garden room has yet to be started, at least the platform is there.
    My workshop needs shelfs, which I want to build from wood, so there are, together with renovation tasks, minor projects going on.
    Everyday life needs some responsible person who takes care for the community apartment, the animals and so on.

    04/2017
    -Finally, it is warm again!
    Leaves spring out of the plants (a.o. our seven new fruit trees!) and the birds go crazy.
    I got a hay trailer and will start building my garden room on it soon. Call it tiny house, if you wish,
    but since I will heavily rely on the main houses infrastructure, for me it is more like a single room
    with loads of windows in all directions, including up, for stargazing.
    Also I managed to kind of complete my backyard observatory, with focus on showing all the interested
    people how relaxing and aesthecically fullfilling it can be to watch the stars.
    Well, that being said, the kitchen still needs some work to be done, although it also greatly leaped forward
    in the meantime.
    Garden work as well, helping shear the sheep in a few weeks, oh, did I mention our new woodsplitter?

    11/2016
    -Time to write something.
    The calm time of the year has begun, the woodstoves are burning and the winter sky hovers above us.
    Vegan cookies are appreciated.
    Some carpentry is necessary for the apartments kitchen, as well as gas bottle storage boxes. Holes need to be dug for our new fruit trees, then they (the trees) need to get planted into them (the holes).
    Fences need to be built around the trees.
    There always is firewood to be split, the pottery waits to get a clay plastering,


    02/2016
    -Wow, thanks to our last helpers the apartment is going along, but we had to take a break due to letting the oil/wax varnish of the floors harden. We now need help with the electric installations.
    -Firewood season! Whoever wants to be in the forest with us and learn how to process firewood from tree to warmth is welcome!
    -Winter is almost over (hopefully) and we start preparing the garden.

    10/2015:
    Things going on at the moment are:
    -We need help renovating an apartment of our house, mainly wallpaper removing, painting.
    -Building of a climbing wall in the towns former mill, so whoever can climb/use a drill is welcome to help
    me set the first climbing routes and install lighting, wall panels, and so on.
    -Our bathroom upstairs needs a new floor and we are setting up a rainwater-storage system for the
    watering of the garden. We also want to change our fence system for the sheep, because our neighbour
    set up a solid fence between his and ours property. Will make our meadow-management much easier.

    2/2014: A wolf has killed five sheep in the next village, so being present in the garden is always welcome. Be it for garden work at daytime or at night at the bonfire. Wolves are very shy to humans and won´t show up!

    We are setting up a long natural hedge with different sections for different animals and plants. This is gonna be our biggest single ecoproject so far and we need helpers who are interested in learning about that.

  • Idiomas hablados

    German: Fluido
    English: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    We have a vegetarian kitchen, vegan food welcome!

    We have a newly renovated helpers-room with historic woodstove now!
    Also more seperate rooms and for those who want a big garden
    for setting up a camp under the trees or at the firepit.
    Sleeping in a tree (hammock) would also be an option in summer.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Since we started this project we have made constantly good experiences with everyone who came here and helped us.
    Also we always tried to arrange things most comfortably for everybody
    who had any kind of wish.
    We are happy for having this kind of exchange and love when volunteers leave there own signs in their work and we can remember them.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

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    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

    (max 25 hours/week) always depends on current projects, you should be motivated and active!

Behind the house, our Micro-builds.
Who finds the moon?
Sometimes there is a lot of snow to shovel
This rainbow is always there...
Treeclimbing without equipment:)
part-view of the inner yard with the old sheds, firewood and a sunfaced, stoneframed gardenbed

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