Family looking for help on organic regenerative farm near Lier, Belgium

  • Belgique
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  • Activité récente: 25 sept. 2023



 Séjour min. souhaité : Un mois ou plus



  • Description


    • Dear volunteer,
    We are Ioana and Marc and together with our two boys (12 and 10 years old) we live on an almost fully renovated farm, near the beautiful historical city of Lier (Belgium).

    On our field we grow a great variety of vegetables, fruit and flowers, applying principles of permaculture. Our focus is to produce and sell diversified healthy organic food while maintaining a balance with our environment. We aim at (re) building an agro-ecological ecosystem and next to plants and trees also host honeybees, chicken and sheep.

    We are strongly community oriented and over the years we built a supportive network of volunteers, friends and clients (community supported agriculture) to help with the busy planting and harvesting moments.

    Our non-profit organization is centered on strengthening our relations to Nature and re-establishing a balance between human activities and our habitat. As an NGO we are providing “back to nature” experiences for people in need of re-sourcing.

    The main work as a volunteer will be field tasks such as sowing, weeding, planting or harvesting. If you are enthusiastic to get more experience in organic farming and love spending time in Nature amid the plants, this is for you. We offer you a cosy room (great for a couple or that may be shared with another volunteer) or a caravan. Both have acces to a fully furnished kitchen where you can show your cooking talents with our products.

    What you will enjoy if you come to stay with us:
    - our location in the middle of the fields, tucked away from the “maddening crowd”
    - the wild deer regular visiting the farm
    - bird-sighting on our special bird conservation field
    - sightseeing in the historical city centers of Lier (6km), Mechelen (12 km) or Antwerp (16km)
    - we are 2 km from the train station with good connections to the rest of Belgium and Europe.
    - outdoor activities: horseback riding in the neighbouring club, rowing and kayaking on the river Nete in Lier, long walks and bike rides (special tracks)

    We look forward to welcoming you here!

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Bricolage et construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Entretien général
  • 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 are located near Lier, a charming medium sized town with plenty of beautiful period houses and cobbled streets. You can learn a lot over European history from the traces it left in Lier. You can also enjoy biking, canoeing and rowing on the Nete river and the North sea is not far away.
    You can practice your French, Dutch, Romanian or English with us.

  • Aide


    We are providing education about organic food, agroforestry, medicinal herbs and farm animals (bees, chicken and sheep) as well as training and practice opportunities in organic and permacultural gardening. You can help with planting and maintaining the cultivated areas, with saving seeds and with animal husbandry. You can help with building and maintaining features such as chicken coop, sheep shed, tool shed, hotbeds, compost bins, dry toilet, building with straw bales etc. If you have a drivers license, you can help with driving and delivering supplies.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Français: Courant
    Hollandais: Courant
    Romanian: Courant
    Allemand: Intermédiaire
    Italien: Débutant

  • Hébergement


    We have a room with own entrance and a caravan. A fully installed kitchen is also available where you will be able to cook and eat meals at your convenience. We provide a weekly share of vegetables, fruit and eggs.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    We provide a bike so that you can go explore Lier and surrounds. We highly recommend the tennis courts next to the Beguinage and the skate park in Lier. We are located 10 minutes away from a train station from which you can take a train to Antwerp or Brussels or the North Sea!

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

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    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

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  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

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  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    5 hours/day 5 days a week

N° de référence hôte : 914878788489

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