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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2 hectares , 6 acres
Persons: 1 or 2 + couples
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 6427
Country: France

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Last Updated: May 8, 2015

Help needed with vegetable garden,strimming and pruning back hedges etc. Also poplars have been felled so help needed with clearing up and cutting remaining branches.
Accommadation is usually a room in the gite and all meals provided with weekends free ,five hours a day of help appreciated in return.
In fact a lot of help needed in all aspects of general maintenance, so if you have time on your hands and wish to do something different, come and experience French country life in a beautiful region full of history, wildlife and normally great weather!!

I run an organic, vegetarian, small holding with facilities for B & B and host guests mainly in the summer from overnight stays to longer, vegetarian evening meals are also supplied.
The two goats and Poppy the donkey help to keep the grass and scrub down and also supply the large organic garden with it's manure. The free range chickens, ducks and geese supply the eggs.
Help is needed with tasks associated with the above as well as from time to time general maintenance.
This year would like to get a lot of fencing put up to make a paddock for goats and root out brambles .
We are five miles from the nearest town of Bauge in the Loire Valley and situated in beautiful French countryside, the nearest towns with transport are Saumur, La Fleche and Angers (train station).

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