Old fashioned farm near San Rafael, Argentina

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Argentine

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello, we are a Dutch-US couple who live and work in the southern part of the province of Mendoza, near the town of San Rafael. We live in a rural area surrounded by vineyards and orchards. We run a small vineyard-orchard and we grow apricots, peaches, plums, grapes, and quince. We sell our crops locally and we make preserves and can our fruits. We keep bees for the production and sale of honey which is harvested several times a season.
    At the end of 2021 we completed an eco house, built over the course of 3 years. We received lots of help from workawayers and locals to accomplish this feat.

    NOTE: we still refrain from receiving visitors for 2 main reasons: 1) the potential introduction of Covid and its variants to a small, relatively isolated and at risk community; 2) the scarcity of employment wrought by the lengthy lockdown due to Covid. It has brought economic hardship to this area, which has not been resolved yet.

    We love and enjoy international visitors, however it is not yet time to receive help from travelers.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    You will get an idea of old fashioned farm life and caring for orchards and vineyards. Depending on the time of year you may participate in harvesting, learn how to can fruits, make yoghurt, bake bread, work with farming tools, burn weeds in controlled fires, beekeeping and/collect honey. Then there is music, yoga and cooking to participate in.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We are looking for help on the farm, in the yard and in and around the house. Even though we hire local workers, we can always use extra hands! With the summer here we have the gardens, orchards and vineyards to care for. Mostly that consists of weeding, mowing, moving branches and back-up help with any harvests.

    We have other work to do, keeping the household running, cooking for several people etc, and maintenance of house, barn and gardens. There are a variety of chores to do!

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Courant
    Hollandais: Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    We live in a traditional farmhouse to which we have added modern amenities. An apartment attached to the house serves as a guesthouse and it will be used as lodging for workaways. It has its own private bathroom and entrance. A smaller room is available if we host more then 2 workawayers, which we sometimes do. In case we have more than 2 workers, the bathroom is shared. We work and live as a family which means we cook and eat together, clean-up together and spent time together.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    We live 37 km (20 miles) from San Rafael. We have bus service in front of our house 2x per day. We go to town several times a week and we take along whoever needs a ride. There is a small hamlet 3 km from our house where local shops serve the community for its daily needs.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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