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All Year: Not usually July, August
Area (ha): 22
Persons: up to 3 sharing
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 885
Country: France

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Last Updated: May 19, 2019

We have a vacancies from September - JUNE 2019. many projects inside and outside: forestry work,land preparation, some vegetable garden preparation in spring.And inside some small jobs for someone with carpentery or decorating skills /experience. This is a former silk farm in the foothills of the Cevennes in the South of France, we are not a farm or business, but our aims are to restore the land and live as environmentally friendly as possible. There are sweet chestnut, green oak, arbutus and mulberry trees. Water is from our own spring, we have mains electricity but are planning some solar energy projects. We also need help on the land, stone walling, clearing of undergrowth, cutting and collecting wood for heating (evergreen oak), constructing paths, repairing fallen terrace walls, clearing stream and rock pools, planting new trees, cultivating organic vegetable garden, and many other projects depending on your skills, interests and experience you require. We would welcome any one with an interest in living healthily hand in hand with nature who has experience or would like to gain experience in any of the above and who is fit and are non smokers. In return we offer self-contained accommodation, full board, wi-fi.

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