Help out, have fun and relax at a vibrant sustainable homestead in Móricgát, Hungary

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi. I’m Paolo, I recently bought this homestead in Moricgat, in the Hungarian countryside. My main goal is to build a permaculture farm and retreat based on self-sustainability and regenerative farming practices. Additionally, to create a place where others can come to work, learn, relax, play, heal and connect with nature and others.

    I live with my young border collie, Jupiter on 2 acres of land. While he is very smart, I still haven’t been able to teach him to water my plants or hammer a nail yet. So any additional help on the homestead from workawayers would be greatly appreciated. And in return, I try to offer as comfortable accommodation and enjoyable experience as I possibly can, with a balance between country-living and modern facilities.

    Most of the help is usually organic gardening/farming (plants only) and general maintenance. However, there are also some interesting building and repair projects from time to time.

    Biodiversity is very important to me, so you can expect to find and learn about many different flowers, fruits, vegetables, bushes, trees and other flora and fauna here. Essentially we’re creating a mini-ecosystem on the farm with as much biodiversity that is naturally possible and sustainable. With the goal of providing our own natural food, medicine and supplements.

    About Me: I’m an ex-IT professional and freelancer that left the system to pursue a more natural way of life. I place a huge value on health, truth, freedom, nature, an open-mind, community and life. My hobbies and passions include photography, djing, films, fitness, psychology, philosophy, research and learning, and spirituality. I especially love a juicy conspiracy theory. I am an English speaking expat from Cape Town, South Africa, currently learning and practicing Hungarian and German. I also speak Border Collie.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Pratique d’une langue
    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
    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

    As someone with a broad range of interests and experience, I’d be happy to share knowledge or discuss any of the topics below:

    - health, fitness, weightlifting/powerlifting and nutrition
    (NESTA certified for lifestyle and weight-management)
    - holistic and natural health
    - plant-based living and cooking
    - permaculture and regenerative farming
    - digital nomad lifestyle and freelancing
    - DJing
    - prepping, survival and food preservation methods
    - photography, SEO and social media marketing
    - psychology, spirituality and natural healing
    - language exchange and practice (English, Afrikaans, Hungarian, German, Dutch)


    On the farm and nearby there are also plenty of activities to help keep you healthy and relax, including:
    - Sauna
    - Home gym with olympic barbell, bench and weights up to 160KG, Elliptical machine
    - Basketball hoop
    - Books and documentaries
    - Bicycles
    - Hiking and walking in surrounding forests
    - Hot Thermal Baths and Spa
    - Community socials


    While fairly inexperienced in DIY and construction, I am highly interested and motivated in these skills, and am happy to learn from others with more experience, as well as teach those with less. The tool shed and workshop is well stocked to tackle most tasks.

  • Aide

    Aide

    The majority of the help needed will be for gardening and farming / maintenance (planting, watering, maintenance, harvesting and preservation, cleanup etc).

    My dog Jupiter can play for hours, so if you like playing with dogs and walking/hiking, then you’ll be his new best friend.

    You can also help out with cooking, if you like. This is a plant-based homestead, so new creative ways of cooking are always appreciated. I can also teach and usually have a wide variety of plant-based meat alternatives in the pantry.

    From time to time there will also be some other interesting projects, for example:
    - Raised beds and garden beds construction
    - Building a wood-fired hot tub
    - Building a stone fire pit
    - Create a food forest
    - Painting and wood restoration
    - Dog training
    - Greenhouse construction
    - Natural health products and tinctures
    - Data capturing and testing of a new gardening/farming app
    - Swimming pool setup/construction
    - Tiny house / guest house construction

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Afrikaans: Courant
    Anglais: Courant
    Allemand: Débutant
    Hungarian: Débutant
    Hollandais: Débutant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    I'm open to language exchange, especially Hungarian speakers.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Currently, accommodation is in the main house. There are two sleeping areas - one on the top floor, one on the bottom floor. Both with their own private bathroom. Floors are separated by stairs and trapdoor which can be closed at night for privacy.

    UPSTAIRS CONFIG (I sleep downstairs)
    - Own bedroom with double bed, or two double beds for larger groups
    - Own bathroom (upstairs)
    - Access to the kitchen as needed

    OR DOWNSTAIRS CONFIG (I sleep upstairs)
    - Sofa bed in lounge (single or double config)
    - Own bathroom (downstairs)
    - Access to the kitchen as needed

    WIFI and a working space is available for digital nomads/freelancers.

    We eat primarily plant-based foods (vegan/vegetarian). Where possible there will be shared meals. Otherwise the kitchen and pantry are open to you as if it were your own house.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    UPCOMING PROJECTS

    - Garden maintenance and cleanup
    - Stove-heated hot tub construction (skills required)
    - Build a greenhouse / poly tunnel
    - Gardening and Raised beds construction and preparation
    - Building demolition and clearing
    - Website testing and data capturing for new gardening application I’m creating.

  • 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

    WIFI and a working space is available for digital nomads/freelancers.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Cet hôte a dit qu’il acceptait les personnes voyageant avec un animal.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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



N° de référence hôte : 713817232912