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Town or City: kojsko
All Year: march-june, sept - oct
Area (ha): 7
Persons: 1-4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 26804
Country: Slovenia

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Our organic, family run farm is located in a small village of Brda, the westernmost part of Slovenia, just on the Italian border. We cultivate about 5ha of vineyards and we produce natural wine. Besides, we also have some orchards – cherries, apricots, figs, olives… and run a guest house. Help is needed from march to october and includes working in the vines, fruit picking, wine making,… but also some help with the guest house, house maintenance and other occasional work arround the farm. You will be staying in our B&B and in your free time you can explore the region as well as the nearby Friuli, the Soca valley and in summer swimm in our biotop pool. We would be happy to welcome to our place handy people who are willing to learn new things, to experience the countryside and are not afraid to get their hands dirty. : ) Please contact us if you have any questions

    



Town or City: Zgornje Jezersko
All Year: May - September
Area (ha):
Persons: 1-2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 20554
Country: Slovenia

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/We will host from May 2018 onwards - welcome to write, if you are planning so far in advance/

If the photos did the job (waking your interest, that is), you must be a nature-and-mountain-and-beautiful-scenery-lover, so a big part of who we are happy to live and work with for a while is already done. If you are not discouraged by mostly a lot of (could be) quite repetitive work, then you will not suffer either:)

So, to the work first: most of the time it will be something about herbs (Matej's passion) or berries (that one is mine). Matej is developing a job/business/vocation in the world of herbs and during late spring/summer/early autumn there is always some picking/weeding/drying/processing of wild/cultivated plants to do. The berries are mostly installed now and there will be regular tasks to do (weeding, cutting grass, picking, ...) During bad weather or in colder part of the year there are more domestic and indoor tasks to do: renovating the helpers room, painting, packin... more inside

            



Town or City: Koper
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0
Persons: 15
Category: Other
Host ID: 30405
Country: Slovenia

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Sustainability Park Istra is a charity project in a beautiful Istria peninsula. Our primary objective is to help the local community in Istria region. We support them in any way we can, especially their sustainable activities such are sustainable tourism, ecofarming and preservation of local natural and cultural heritage. There is a huge potential for sustainable development in the region, but new knowledge and young energy is needed to move forward. This is exactly what we would like to bring here.

In the last four years we have hosted more than 600 volunteers from 46 countries and created an inspiring space of cooperation, creativity and harmony among volunteers and the locals. In 2017 our project received Energy Globe Award, one of the most important international environmental awards, as the best environmental project in Slovenia.

There is a great variety of things to do, so if you want to bring out the hero in you and experience living in luxurious simplicity, come and ... more inside

            



Town or City: Vodice
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 12
Persons: 1
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 8444
Country: Slovenia

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Because of the soon birth of our 3. child (I plan to give homebirth) we are strongly looking for a competent and gentile person to help us out with everything!

We offer the possibility to work on our small romantic ranch for free board and lodging to an open-minded, uncomplicated person with good social skills, who likes the contact to horses, animals and people. We are a creative swiss-slovenian family with sense of humor.
Our horses live in an open stable and we handle them like partners. Team work is a must in our family.
We count on your reliability and frankness, demand a little enthusiasm and pleasure in working with animals and the nature.
Our ranch is located on a idyllic reposeful place at the end of "Gorenska", about 15 km out of Ljubljana. Our small village is affected by agriculture and its marvelous setting is inviting to relaxation and just being.
We're looking for help with childcare, housekeeping, gardening, in and around the stable, with the horses and som... more inside

            



Town or City: Selnica ob Muri
All Year: from spring till autumn
Area (ha): 6.4
Persons: 1-3
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 35448
Country: Slovenia

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Hello, we are a young couple (37 & 33) with a 1,5 year old baby boy living on a quiet piece of land in the slovenian country side, aiming for self sufficiency and a peaceful life with and within nature.

Since about 4 years we are living here on our lovely farm. We are working on changing it into something more sustainable & ecological than it used to be using Permaculture principles. It's a life time project which gets more and more exciting from day to day.

So what kind of farm life is happening here? It usually depends on the time of the year which projects we are working on and what kind of help is needed.

Most of the time we have a few things going on at the same time to keep it interesting and fun for us and everybody who’s coming to stay with us. Spontaneous DIY side projects are quite common to happen as ideas never seem to run out.

We’ve got two veggie gardens and many plants growing all over the place so some helping hands for general maintenance like weeding... more inside

            



Town or City: Cepovan
All Year: May to October
Area (ha): 5
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 51137
Country: Slovenia

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**We will be returning to Lokovec 201 for the Summer 2018**

We are an English couple in our 30s who have recently bought an old farmhouse in Slovenia with 5 acres of forest and meadow. When we're not here we live in Bristol in the UK. We like good locally sourced food & drink, we like cooking and we like meeting new people. We also have a baby girl called Etta.

We are renovating the farmhouse and surrounding land, building off-grid yurt accommodation, and helping the forest to become healthy again after decades of neglect.

We have lots to do. Much of it is manual labour such as clearing parts of the forest, cutting down dead branches & cutting logs. Also helping to construct the yurt, off-grid toilet, shower & kitchen. We have lots of old wooden bits and pieces from the house if anyone has carpentry skills or a flair for 'upcycling' such as turning an old door into a table etc.

The living arrangements are quite basic but comfortable. Accommodation is either inside the f... more inside

            



Town or City: mirna
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3
Persons: 1-2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 13233
Country: Slovenia

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i have a small zoo vith omestic and exotic animals cca 100 pieces and family park and we are looking for a helpers from march 2018, to help in a farm, cleaning, feeding, bulding new stables....

            



Town or City: Kramarovci
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 57798
Country: Slovenia

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Ayesha and I were teachers but have decided to retire and make a go of developing our place in Slovenia full time.
Our ultimate aim is to create a 'No Dig' organic farm and nursery with accommodation and a small campsite in an environmentally friendly a manner as possible.
We have a one hectare site with various buildings of varying ages, a field and a small orchard. We would like to complete one phase 3 building for living accomodation and develop the other 2 buildings into apartments, a classroom and shower block. We are a long way from achieving this. We also like to grow as much of our own food as we can and this year establish some no dig growing plots.
The work we need help with can be quite physical, for example cutting down and digging out trees or just weeding, there's something for all levels of fitness, but you must be willing to get your hands dirty and be able to work on your own initiative.
In return, we can offer comfortable accommodation, good food (Ayesha is a v... more inside

  



Town or City: Trebnje
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 30
Persons: 4
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 42741
Country: Slovenia

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We’re a Group of IT experts who decided to buy and renovate a 19th century castle. We would like to work with young, open minded and pro environment people who have lots of creative ideas how to restore this wonderful building, how to make it a nice place to live at.

We have managed to set up a proper solar power plant, solved the water issues and renovate a small appartment where guests / caretaker can now live.

Our castle is located deep in Kocevje forrest, from where it takes aprox. 10 minutes jeep drive to reach our first neighbour. This is brown bear and grey wolf country so expect to meet this wonderful animals on daily basis and prepair yourself for wilderness and nature!

In long term we try to grow a community that is self sufficient and productive. The castle will be used for our primary business (IT development) but also for hospitality, so people from all around the world still get the chance to visit us and tell us what kind of ideas they have we could help to... more inside

            



Town or City: Šoštanj
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 4.5
Persons: 5
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 59610
Country: Slovenia

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Eva (33), Dejan (25)

Our small farm with domestic animals is placed in a peacefull location near the hills rich with forrests and wildlife.
It is located close to a beautiful small town of Velenje, rich with cultural and natural heritage, lakes, and a lot of great things to see.

Need help on the farm (specially desired people who love working with horses) where we are trying to establish an animal therapy center for children with special needs.

we have a lot of possibilities for accommodation (we have a few rooms in the house with beds for guests, during the summer we can also arrange haybeds in the barn if workers desire ), depending on the workers wishes but nothing luxurious. we try to cook as much traditional local food as possible, we can also cook vegetarian food. Workers eat food with us or can cook for themselfs if desired, at least 3 meals per day guarantied.

Guests can learn the local language, customs, food, there is a lot of cultural and natural heritage to... more inside

            

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