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Katzenthal
All Year:
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 8766
Country: France

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Last Updated: January 25, 2017

*Available from february 2017 onwards, minimum stay 1 month. Please read the full details below and only respond if you can meet our requirements, are able to stay 1 month. We may welcome 2 helpers

We leave in a small village in the very heart of Alsace wine region and run an organic wine estate.
We are looking for help as follows:
- VINE YARDS NEED HELP ALL YEAR ROUND AND STRONG PEOPLE for the soils, the leaves, the grass etc

- ALSO THE ESTATE GARDEN, orchard, vegetable areas, planting, watering, cuting, soils, harvesting, transforming, etc

- AND THERE IS SOME CLEANING WORK to do inside everytime

- DEPENDING ON SEASON - were is some work in the forest needed, cut trees, prepare the wood storage for winter time (november). Grappe harvest (september) reparing pens of sheep and horses (spring) helping at the winebar and bistrot (mai and october). And always somewhere something to paint, to brush, to renove, also antique furnitures (we love it)

Your hosts are two alsatians in their late 50s starting organic farming in 1999 and very involved in a lot of regional networks. Actually we experience permaculture, coworking and home rentals with shared services (holiday guests, long term residents, roomshare for learners, students etc. We love good food, travelling, etc

We have a one week trial period - which can be extended if we all agree.

We have a nice flat of 2 rooms with bathroom and kitchen available for HelpX guests

WORK REQUIREMENTS - Depending on the skills you have, you will be required to work up 4-5 hours per day in return for the flat, access to internet, bicycles. Meals will either be made for you or most ingredients are provided for you to prepare meals.


We just start the Helping experience and look forward to welcoming HelpX helpers

Katzenthal is a very small village - if you are after nightlife and excitement, this isn't the place for you. If you enjoy walks, hikes, beautiful countryside and views, then you will love our paradise.

There is so much to do around here like outdoor activities -hiking,biking,horseback riding but also large cultural offer as concerts, exhibitions, festivals. It really is a beautiful area in the very heart of european culture. We love it and we hope you too !!

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