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    04/05/2022

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  • Descrição

    Descrição

    Hello,

    This is Henning writing.

    April 2022
    Almost Easter, and there is some stuff to do in the garden, as well as the things mentioned below.

    So you just missed working on our rainwater collecting system, but there is still a lot of enthusiasm and knowledge to share (+a few finishing touches). Also we will dive into solar electricity just now. All longdreamed projects, finally seeing realisation.

    From January 2022 onwards:
    Depending on the Covid-situation we will decide whether it is possible to invite you or not.
    Apart from that, we are looking forward to finally meet someone new again and have fun
    and work on fun projects together!

    We are currently working on installing a kitchen upstairs.
    This means we will look into plastering, painting, electrical and plumbing installations,
    and other odd jobs.
    Outdoor projects and jobs are possible, too, depending on the wheather etc.
    Our few animals need daily care, which includes feeding, watering, maybe walking the dog.
    You will most likely reside in one of our two holiday apartments, but we most often like
    spending time together, cook vegetarian or vegan meals together and hang out, drinking
    coffee or tea.

    Feel free to ask for a stay!



    August 2021
    With a careful look at the rising number of covid infections,
    it currently seems safe and legal to open our house for volunteers again, while performing the actual health safety manners.

    Here is what we do:

    Gardening and fruittrees
    Ecobuilding projects and renovation of old house
    Animal Care, sheep, chicken, rabbits
    Creating a humane place
    Veggie and vegan cooking
    Firewoodmaking, the whole process until the feet are warm in front of the stove
    Bonfires and solar/fire hot tub under the sky
    Solarcooking (in progress, help us!)
    Tiny house building
    Housecare
    Field stone wall restoration
    Bouldering, treeclimbing
    Pottery

    We live in some kind of a patchwork family. My girlfriend has a son and a daughter, and her dog, I have a daughter. We live in a guest house with a big garden. We also have eight sheep living in our orchard, and four chicken. We eat the chickens eggs, apart from that we let the animals live their lifes. We recently got three rabbits, too.
    Did I mention our bouldering room?
    I observe the night sky, as well as the sun from my micro observatory in the garden. Of course, I am more than happy to show you sky things, if you are interested.

    I am almost 40 years old and despite good experiences with younger helpers we prefer helpers between 24 and our age.

    We started this project in the end of 2011 and there is always a lot to do. Any help is welcome with the garden, fruit trees, further renovate the pottery and workshop, all kinds of jobs around the buildings. Help in house and kitchen will also be welcome.

    We live in a quiet and remote area in the North of Germany, between Berlin and the Baltic Sea in beautiful countryside full of hills and lakes.
    Languages spoken are English and German. We can help you learn German, as far as this can be involved into the other activities. And we love to meet new people from all over the world.
    You can also learn treeclimbing, go kayaking on one of the endless number of lakes around, do cycling trips or just sit at the firepit in the evenings under a nice starfield far away from any city lights. Berlin is only a one hour bus and train ride away.

    We would be happy to hear from you!

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Jardinagem
    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Cuidar de animais
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral

  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    You will learn various tasks in building stuff, maintaining an old house, installing new eco technologies,
    making economic decisions.
    You will live in a family like situation, but we also often have friends at our house or holiday guests.
    There is a lot of space on our property and much more nature around, so you can experience solitude as well.
    I am afraid to say that you won`t see much typical german stuff here, besides our six different garbage bins, that is.

  • Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Este projeto pode envolver crianças. Para mais informações, veja aqui nossas diretrizes e dicas.

  • Ajuda

    Ajuda

    UPDATE:

    2021
    -No workawayers so far this year, due to various reasons, but mainly the ongoing pandemic.
    Support in basically every field would be needed, much has been waiting to get done or started.

    2020
    -Covid apocalypse. Despite that quite a few things got done and we had good times with a few wonderful people.

    09/2019
    -Beautiful fall season is at the front door, the startrailer tiny house thing is finally set up
    and needs a lot more love, we enjoy the last rays of sunlight and the fresh morning dew.
    The house calms down, smaller renovation jobs to do.

    06/2019
    -We got HONEY BEES! Summer is there again, guests fill the house, we are at the lakes every evening,
    I do my everamazing stargazing and inbetween some nice projects for the house.

    09/2018
    -The summer is finally over, I need help doing firewood and there are wood construction projects to start and finish.
    The leaves turn colourful, a beautiful season!
    08/2018
    -A great summer, the lakes are warm, some smaller projects only, mainly maintainance, it is simply
    too hot to do serious stuff.

    04/2018
    -Spring is here, days and nights are much warmer now and sunny. It is time for outside work. We already planted an orphant apple tree, got the hot tub running at the bonfire, so the garden is the living room again.

    03/2018
    -Last months build of three beautiful firewood sheds boosted our firewood storing capacities and we are very
    happy to now have to fill all that space by spending hours in the beautiful local forests chopping logs, bringing them to our place for splitting with our hydraulic wood splitter and stacking them into the sheds for drying.
    As always: Everyday life needs a responsible person who takes care for the community apartment, the animals
    and so on. We now also have three rabbits, they keep melting my heart.
    As for the sky, it`s galaxy season coming, so lets hope for clear skies.


    12/2017
    -Xmas is at the horizon, as well as the years end.
    Some minor inside renovations need to get done, and whoever is interested in my firewood shed concept,
    help is apprechiated here. We will build at least three of them in the next two months.
    In general, our seven sheep and two chicken (sadly only two right now) need daily attention, the community apartment needs to be fillled with life, warmth and laughter.
    We will celebrate new years in a small group of friends, rather calm. So, whoever needs a place away from
    the big city rumble, here it is.
    Perhaps we will also go to the forests nearby to harvest and process firewood for the coming winters.

    09/2017
    -Summer slowly comes to an end, we are well prepared for a colourful autumn with sunny days,
    but also the first light frosty mornings.
    Because we got a micro HOT TUB! Two people, two buckets of wood and two hours at the fire pit provide for a relaxing hot bath, ideally, how can it be otherwise, under the stars.

    My tiny garden room has yet to be started, at least the platform is there.
    My workshop needs shelfs, which I want to build from wood, so there are, together with renovation tasks, minor projects going on.
    Everyday life needs some responsible person who takes care for the community apartment, the animals and so on.

    04/2017
    -Finally, it is warm again!
    Leaves spring out of the plants (a.o. our seven new fruit trees!) and the birds go crazy.
    I got a hay trailer and will start building my garden room on it soon. Call it tiny house, if you wish,
    but since I will heavily rely on the main houses infrastructure, for me it is more like a single room
    with loads of windows in all directions, including up, for stargazing.
    Also I managed to kind of complete my backyard observatory, with focus on showing all the interested
    people how relaxing and aesthecically fullfilling it can be to watch the stars.
    Well, that being said, the kitchen still needs some work to be done, although it also greatly leaped forward
    in the meantime.
    Garden work as well, helping shear the sheep in a few weeks, oh, did I mention our new woodsplitter?

    11/2016
    -Time to write something.
    The calm time of the year has begun, the woodstoves are burning and the winter sky hovers above us.
    Vegan cookies are appreciated.
    Some carpentry is necessary for the apartments kitchen, as well as gas bottle storage boxes. Holes need to be dug for our new fruit trees, then they (the trees) need to get planted into them (the holes).
    Fences need to be built around the trees.
    There always is firewood to be split, the pottery waits to get a clay plastering,


    02/2016
    -Wow, thanks to our last helpers the apartment is going along, but we had to take a break due to letting the oil/wax varnish of the floors harden. We now need help with the electric installations.
    -Firewood season! Whoever wants to be in the forest with us and learn how to process firewood from tree to warmth is welcome!
    -Winter is almost over (hopefully) and we start preparing the garden.

    10/2015:
    Things going on at the moment are:
    -We need help renovating an apartment of our house, mainly wallpaper removing, painting.
    -Building of a climbing wall in the towns former mill, so whoever can climb/use a drill is welcome to help
    me set the first climbing routes and install lighting, wall panels, and so on.
    -Our bathroom upstairs needs a new floor and we are setting up a rainwater-storage system for the
    watering of the garden. We also want to change our fence system for the sheep, because our neighbour
    set up a solid fence between his and ours property. Will make our meadow-management much easier.

    2/2014: A wolf has killed five sheep in the next village, so being present in the garden is always welcome. Be it for garden work at daytime or at night at the bonfire. Wolves are very shy to humans and won´t show up!

    We are setting up a long natural hedge with different sections for different animals and plants. This is gonna be our biggest single ecoproject so far and we need helpers who are interested in learning about that.

  • Idiomas

    Alemão: Fluente
    Inglês: Fluente

  • Acomodação

    Acomodação

    We have a vegetarian kitchen, vegan food welcome!

    We have a newly renovated helpers-room with historic woodstove now!
    Also more seperate rooms and for those who want a big garden
    for setting up a camp under the trees or at the firepit.
    Sleeping in a tree (hammock) would also be an option in summer.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    Since we started this project we have made constantly good experiences with everyone who came here and helped us.
    Also we always tried to arrange things most comfortably for everybody who had any kind of wish.
    We are happy for having this kind of exchange and love when volunteers leave their own signs in their work so we can remember them.

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

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  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    We got an ok WIFI connection in our house, and there are calm rooms to work in.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    2

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    Horas previstas

    (max 25 hours/week) always depends on current projects, you should be motivated and active!

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