Help us with gardening, maintenance, renovation and the self sufficiency of homestead life in Montjoi, France

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello! We are a Dutch and German couple living in France, running a chateau that is rented out to tourists in the summer season.

    Artistic folks, into painting, writing, music, filmmaking, self-sufficiency, traditional lifestyles, crafts, gardening, homesteading, floristry, herbology, etc

    Projects on schedule: general DIY maintenance of the buildings, gardening, building a new chicken coup, a second wood-workshop, cutting down a few trees, processing them into firewood, and the general chores of maintaining the property, vegetable garden, weeding, pruning trees, trimming hedges, taking care of the chickens, the Quails, ducks, etc. We also have a lot of general repairs to do, for the maintenance of the buildings on the property. There's plenty of work to be done, so we'll figure out what are the priorities, and which projects fit your skills and preferences.

    So if you want to come over and help us out, send us a message!

    We are interested in preserving the old European heritage, self-sufficient farm life, etc. We try to find a healthy balance to integrate a natural lifestyle into the modern age. We're continually learning, doing research, and studying autodidactically, to develop an ever more encompassing understanding of the reality we inhabit. Our worldview is based on a natural understanding of the world, based on facts, logic, and observation, instead of on any religion, ideology or orthodox dogma. Understanding and working with Natural Law. Looking for people with a mind open to new ideas. We value truth and honesty more than political correctness. We enjoy good conversations. If alternative perspectives make you uncomfortable, you'd probably want to look elsewhere.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    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

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    You can expect to learn some basics in homesteading, gardening, basic construction, renovation, maintenance chores, and the basics on how to take care of a place like this.

    Our 'tribe' consists of a professional florist, a professional artist/poet, a professional performer/ fire-juggler each with their unique perspectives on life.

  • Aide

    Aide

    Projects on schedule: general DIY maintenance of the buildings, gardening, building a new chicken coup, a second wood-workshop, cutting down a few trees, processing them into firewood, and the general chores of maintaining the property, vegetable garden, weeding, pruning trees, trimming hedges, taking care of the chickens, the Quails, ducks, etc. We also have a lot of general repairs to do, for the maintenance of the buildings on the property. There's plenty of work to be done, so we'll figure out what are the priorities, and which projects fit your skills and preferences.

    Especially since we have a baby bor now, we also need some helping hands these days taking care of the household, the cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc.

    There's plenty of work to be done, so we'll figure out which projects fit your skills and preferences.

  • Langues parlées

    Allemand: Courant
    Anglais: Courant
    Hollandais: Courant
    Français: Intermédiaire

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    You'll get a room, a bed, a bathroom. You'll get 3 meals a day.

    Oh, and we eat meat.
    I noticed the strong presence of vegans and vegetarians on this platform, so I figured it's best to adress this issue on our profile, to avoid unpleasant surprises for those who come to visit us. We don't expect you to join us in our lifestyle choices, but it's good to know that we might be killing our own roosters on our property, during your stay.

    Having lived a vegan organic wholefoods lifestyle for years ( and ending up with a severe B12 defficiency), we are understanding of, and try to be accomodating to people who don't eat meat, but we are not going to stop eating meat for you, and the strict militant totalitarian vegan extremists who don't want to be around us meat-eating savages best look elsewhere ;)

    PS ever thought about this? a vegetarian diet kills animals too, as a consequence of the farmers who have to kill all the animals who want to eat the crops that you want to eat. From the bugs and the mice to the bunnies and birds, and even the boars and the deer. And there are no laws that demand humane ways of killing them, so these animals usually don't die the quick deaths that animals in the slaughterhouses get. Abandoned traps and slow-working poisons are common methods. Just something to think about ;)

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    We'll come and pick you up / drop you off at the nearby train station.
    We're a bit in the middle of nowhere, so you can't hop on a bus or go shopping here.
    The nearest village has a small village shop at 3km, the nearest supermarket is 20km.
    It's a beautiful area to go for a walk, feel free to take the dog along if you enjoy his company.
    We have internet. If your relatives have a landline in Europe, you can call them for free on our landline.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

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  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

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  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

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  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

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