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Town or City: Castelnau-Rivière-Basse
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3.5
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 35375
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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We are a retired (young) English couple who have lived in the Hautes Pyrénées for 5 years. We have a substantial garden with fruit trees and a vegetable garden. We have 2 horses, 3 cats and 4 chickens. We are looking for, ideally a single person to stay with us for at least one month to help out with general household duties and cooking and gardening. We have a large house with comfortable accommodation.

            



Town or City: Varen
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 5
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 27947
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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Looking for animal-loving, outdoors-type, hard working, handy people,. ;-) In september 2016 I bought a small property 'in the middle of nowhere' that needs a lot of love and attention (not to mention work) so it can become an eco-friendly, clean, warm and beautiful natural place!
Mai 2017 - Update: the work is progressing well and the place is getting more and more beautiful,.I can now provide a bedroom (on the mezzanine of the house) for helpers!I am looking for a hand with the garden, land clearing, firewood, and/or dry stone building! This a wonderful time to be in this area of France; lovely weather, lots to do and see and great people to meet!I can help you learning french (or english) and I am not a bad cook ;-)We eat good vegetarian and organic food here, and lots of home made cakes,.:-) Please contact me if you want to spend a few weeks sharing in the work and joys of this place!

      



Town or City: ste croix volvestre
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 30
Persons: 3
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 4872
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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Organic farm in the foot hills of the Pyrenees. Self-build ecological farm with barns, rain water cisterns, solar panels for both hot water and electricity. We produce our own vegetables and make vegetable spreads, and grow different kind of fruits and keep horses,we also do horseback riding for clients. We can accomodate helpers in a cabin with internet connection (out of season), or in a caravan, having also wifi connection. To participate for different tasks: making fruit juices, transformation in marmelades (specialization without sugar) make tempeh and other transformations.... we sell in the local markets. Also helping in the garden, woodland work,fencing, helping in the guest house,The main projects now are the construction of a traditional hammam with Superadobe and a gypsy wagon ("roulotte") with wood. We are a catalan family and particularly look forward to the cultural exchange with our helpers, experience is appreciated but not as important as motivation and willingn... more inside

            



Town or City: Le Bez
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3
Persons: 5
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 58907
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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The project of our association is to develop a community ecofarm in the Tarn mountains. We settled there 4 1/2 years ago, in this piece of paradise oriented south with an amazing view on the Black Mountain and the Pyrenees. Since then we develop vegetable gardens, orchards and edible forest-gardens in cooperation with Nature. The design of the place is done according to permaculture principles. If you are interested in permaculture, natural building, wild plants, music, dance, Nature and the simple pleasure of living, we certainly will have a lot to share!

Le projet de notre association est de développer un écolieu à vocation de collectif dans la moyenne montagne tarnaise. Nous sommes installés depuis 4 ans et demi sur ce petit bout de paradis, orienté au sud avec une vue splendide sur la Montagne Noire et les Pyrénées. Ici, nous développons des jardins et des vergers/ forêt comestible en coopération avec la Nature, et l'aménagement du lieu se fait selon les principes de la perma... more inside

    



Town or City: Montoulieu
All Year: Spring/early summer
Area (ha): 4
Persons: 1/ or A COUPLE
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 58064
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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We are a retired uk couple living in France for 10 years. We are up at 800 metres with fabulous views about 1 km from nearest village along a dirt track.At same time we are only 10 minutes from a dual carriageway/motorway to Toulouse 1 hour and Andorra (1 hour). We are looking for a fit, able-bodied man (non-smoker) for general ground maintenance and woodland management. Jobs include for eg digging out overflow channel and dredging and cleaning large pond; clearing broken branches and pruning some trees; repairing fencing; maintenance of external structures; log chopping and wood stacking; general strimming and garden maintenance. To work with Chris for 2 weeks either in May or July, for 4 hours per day for 5 days per week. In return we offer a 2 bed gite with cooking facilities or you can join us for meals ( not vegetarian)

            



Town or City: Mirandol-Bourgnounac
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 54596
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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Small home in small hamlet In middle of the country surrounded by beautiful views with a WIDE variety of nationalities and lifestyles around us ! We are very animal friendly, four dogs, cats etc and care frequently for injured wildlife and lost animals. We would be very happy for general help in gardening, not huge but enough to do, animal care and maybe some decorating ! Irish and English owners but fluent in French ( ish ! ). Much history surrounds us, too much to see and visit, very traditional but with lots of young people too ! Plenty of work with neighbours and friends available if we run out here ( !?!? ) all wonderful people with much to offer ! X



Town or City: MONCLAR DE QUERCY
All Year: from june to september
Area (ha): 45
Persons: 1 to 3
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 16425
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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Farm with fields and wood, only grass and some horses, sometimes cows.
I need help to work on wood to build a new house, and repair and clear fences.
Would be better to know some hand and electric tools.
We have bikes, and there is a lake 5 km far.

          



Town or City: Ariege
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 1-2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 4623
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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After 6 years of building and work on our land we have moved into our eco/self build stone buildings! We want to thank all the various Helpxers who have helped us and kept us thinking positively and shared our project.
We are now doing smaller finishing projects including building a green roof garden'shed'! We are also continuing to manage our woodland and preparing firewood for next winter's heating.
So we are looking for,'up for it' practical helpers to share our tasks and experience our lifestyle.... aid us with all the jobs in the gardens,and some house sitting.
A driving license is also useful and a willingness to try out some French!
We are a bilingual family, French and English, living in a mountain hamlet in the Ariege Pyrenees, and busy restoring modest stone buildings. There are plenty of opportunities to speak French as we are integrated in our hamlet and we all help each other.

We have a project to restore our buildings as ecologically and comfortably as poss... more inside

            



Town or City: Puycelci
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 2 to 4
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 51754
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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There is a nice old house in a fantastic area in the southwest of France, that needs a lot renovation now through the summer. If you can help by doing a bit of interior work, cleanup or renovation please contact us. The house is in a medieval fortified village, Puycelci, with a very large forest nearby -great for walking and exploring. The village is on the internet if you want to have a look. The house is near the tower.
We offer your own room with food in exchange for 4.5 hours of work per day, 5 days a week. We prefer two people that can work well together. We ask for at least 2 weeks -please no children and no dogs -the house is not set up for them.
Also close by is the great wine region of Gaillac, the interesting city of Albi with the famous Toulouse Lautrec museum, and several fortified hilltop villages from the Middle Ages. You can easily arrive at Puycelci by auto or by train to Gaillac where we can come to meet you.
We speak French, Italian and English.
Please ... more inside

        



Town or City: BAX
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 12
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 49537
Region: Midi-Pyrenees, France

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We are a couple who are living in near Toulouse and the Pyrénées, just at the beginning of the mountain (380m).
Blandine is farmer and Stéphane is pig producer.
We have a garden with vegetables and approximately 60 porks.
We sell our production to two markets in small villages every week and directly to the customers.
We also building ourself our house.
Here, we have also three goats, 2 dogs, 4 cats, a horse and a donkey.
What we ask from the helper :
The volunteer can help us 5 days a week and to take advantage of 2 free days to have a walk or rest.
The activities are diverse but
Mainly of the gardening to pick up vegetables and pulling weeds.
The building of the house specifically for the straw insulation.
About the accomodation :
We live in a mobil home and we have a caravan sometimes occupied by family members. So if the volunteer comes in summer it is better that he brings of what to camp (tent, sleeping bag). It is not the luxury at our home, we have a show... more inside

        

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