We have a plan to set up a more or less self-sustaining farm in our valley - Becsvölgye, Hungary



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    Hello, thank you for reading our profile.

    We are a family, Gyuri (42), Petra (39) and our sons, Csikó (4), Doboka (2) and Regő (new born). We have been travelling in Europe as workawayers for years, looking for the perfect community to stay at, but we could not found it so we have decided to make our own dreams come true and invite others to join us. We have bought 2 years ago a land, almost 10 hectares on the SW part of Hungary, one hour from the Austrian and the Croatian border. The village is called Becsvölgye. We have a well elaborated plan to set up a more or less self-sustaining land in the valley with eco houses for us and for anybody else who would join us. There is spring water on the land but no electricity, we plan to set up solar panels.

    We also have a house with tap water and electricity in the same village 10 min walk from the yurt. We live in the house for winter, there we have a veggie garden, chickens and ducks. There is a guest room, fridge and washing facilities. In the valley we have a yurt, a half-made eco house, donkeys, pigs and lots of goats. We milk them and prepare cheese.

    We have some family friends here, we help each other many times, but as Petra is taking care of the kids, Gyuri has to do most of the jobs alone, so we would like to accept more people from all around the world who are interested in learning eco house and mansory stove building and setting up the self-sustaining land. We are not looking for workers but for co-operative, simple, straightforward and independent people who are interested in this peaceful but sometimes hardworking way of living. You can stay as long as you want, for one week or months if you like here.

    Working hours: 4-5 hours daily with days off, depending on your physical condition, type of work. We are definitely not looking for slaves. 😀

    UPDATE 21 July 2021!! WE NEED HELP!
    I would like to invite a single workawayer or a family, someone who is quite independent and responsible and would stay for at least 2 weeks, therefore Gyuri could go on a holiday for a week or so after showing and teaching the daily tasks to be done. It is not hard work, but you should go on well with animals, it involves milking and feeding the goats, feeding pigs, donkeys, chicken and ducks, watering the garden, helping in harvesting and processing vegetables from the garden.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • 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

    We live a simple and modest life try to not harm our environment but nurish it while setting up our homes. We are looking for people who think the same way. We are in the process of learning as well so we can learn together.

  • Aide


    Cutting wood, making a cob oven, renovating and decorating house, building eco houses/stables for animals, gardening, collecting, harvesting and processing food, taking care of animals, milking goats. Help with children would be also very welcome.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Czech: Courant
    Anglais: Courant
    Hungarian: Courant
    Slovak: Courant
    Français: Intermédiaire

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
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  • Hébergement


    You are welcome to live in the house in the guest room and use everything there, the kitchen, the bathroom, the washing machine. However if you would like, we can set up a tent for you in the land (in our climate living in a tent is only comfortable between May and October, depending on the weather). Or you can use the yurt or sleep in your own van.

    Usually we make food together but you can make your own food as well. We mostly eat vegetarian and healthy meals, make our own bread, buy bio veggies and local fruits, homemade milk and eggs, but sometimes we have venison and fish as well. We make goat cheese and cottage cheese. We try to avoid unhealthy processed food. We cannot support very special diets. We have veggies in the garden.

    We respect your privacy, but our sons are very friendly and we have a dog as well, so don't come if you don't like dogs or kids. :) You can either come alone or as a couple or with friends, kids.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Currently no constant wifi but we can always share ours. In the valley mobile signal is limited.
    We can supply you with a bicycle and you can visit around. There are buses as well that go to nearby cities and we can also give you a lift to the nearest city, Zalaegerszeg (20 min). This is a beautiful region with a lot of forests where you can take excursions and collect mushrooms with us. In the weekends there are local markets around. The region is also famous of thermal baths but there are more lakes around where you can swim in the summer for free or fish.

    We often make fire and invite friends over for a meal or cooking together. We enjoy playing board/card games, chess or whatever game in the evenings (at least we did before the 3rd baby was born...)

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Our ten hectares of land is waiting for you to choose the best place for your van. Perhaps next to the fountain under the pine trees? Or near the yurt? At the peak of the land? In the forest? You can try all! :)

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    All pets are welcome (who don't eat goats :) )

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4-5 hours daily with days off

N° de référence hôte : 812468559276