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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 55605
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Last Updated: March 10, 2019


We are a group of people dedicated to land preservation, food production and practicing and promoting sustainability. We have a 2 hectares property on which we have a big vineyard and we practice and test permaculture.

We want to spread the knowledge and experience on sustainable practices. We invite you to share, learn and have fun. There is a lot of work with which we need help. If you want to share what you know or want to learn soemthing new, please take a look at what we have planned for this year. Hopefully you will find something you like and join us :)

FOOD PRODUCTION - January - December 2018.

January - Greenhouse (seeding and watering)
February - Vineyard (pruning), Greenhouse
March - Garden (planting), vineyard, greenhouse
April - Garden (harvest), vineyard, greenhouse
May - Cherries (harvest), garden (harvest), vineyard, greenhouse
June - Garden (harvest), vineyard, greenhouse
July - Garden (harvest, plant), vineyard (harvest)
August - Garden (harvest, plant), vineyard (harvest)
September - Garden (harvest,plant), vineyard (harvest), greenhouse
October - Garden (harvest,plant), vineyard (harvest), greenhouse
November - Olive picking, garden (harvest, plant), greenhouse
December - Party :)

CONSTRUCTION BUILDING - April to November 2018.

Rain/Sun shelter with roof to be used as Kitchen/Classroom/Workshop/Small restaurant/caffe

-Earthbag house, a natural home built using earth, a lot of sand bags and a lot of sweat :)
-Earthbag toilete/shower with gray water treatment
-Bike repair shop, small construction made from recycled materials for the bikepacker visitors.
-Fruit and vegetable stand made from recycled materials
-Camping facilities made from recylcled materials
-Small geodesic dome greenhouse/tree nursery
-Small yurt
-Trellis for shade
-Green Roof

If you are a videographer or a photographer, you are most welcome to join us in documenting everything thats going on here and creating educational content which will be put online and/or printed.

We will provide you with a home-made lunch or dinner and a place/tent to stay if you help us for a few hours a day.

Beautiful river Neretva is close by and we encourage a beach trip during the hot hours of the day during summer.

There is no wifi accss on the property, but there is a caffe with WiFi at a gas station 300m away.

There is a dry compost toilet and an outdoor hot shower. Its heated by sun, so in the evening it`s a cold shower :)

Here is a google maps link to our place:

Zemljani - Laboratorija Samoodrživosti
88208 Potoci, Mostar
GSM, viber, WhatsApp, telegram: +387 61 800 540

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