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Town or City: Jarsy
All Year: No
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 48131
Country: France

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We will travel until the end of June 2019. So we don't have place during this time Thanks. We are volunteers with helpx !!! After, we take time to be at home. So volunteers are welcome from September.

Welcome in mountains ! We are happy to host you after have been helpers several times.

so .. what about us ? We are a couple (with our daughter) who live in a small village in the Alps (at an altitude of 850m), a beautiful one, very quiet in the "Massif des Bauges" (14 villages). It's a wonderful place to go hiking (in summer and winter), to skiing, to discover a generous nature.
We try to live simply with an ecological way. We also appreciate the transition movement (to developing ways of better life together in a local area). We have different works and practice bed and breakfast.

What about your work :
We need help outside and inside (housework, Skill in the work of the wood, painting, english lesson why not...).
We propose around 4 hours a day, 5 days in the week with... more inside

            



Town or City: LA GIETTAZ
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0,5
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 56877
Country: France

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An old farm in the middle mountains, restored and host people for holidays.
Here are some animals : donkeys, chickens, ducks, rabbits...
We do some gardening in organic way.
You will help with the animals, the garden or the rooms.

      



Town or City: Arcachon
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 41630
Country: France

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Hello ! My partner and I used to travel a lot and we miss "traveller stories" We have two beautiful little girls now who are 3 and 4and a half yrs, we are settled now in Arcachon (and trying to not miss travelling too much as we have a happy life here by the beach). We are looking for a nanny/aupair for our daughters as we both have jobs that take up a lot of our time. The girls go to school so you will have free time during the day to sightsee or make the most of the beaches. We mainly need help for picking up the girls around 4.30pm and playing with them until tea
And taking care of them until we get back from work,etc... any everyday household jobs are welcomed with open arms too!!! We are very simple down to earthy people, we enjoy walks, beachdays and cooking homemade food : vegetarian, typical french and morrocan meals are our usual but we love trying new recipes from all over the world. We hope to see you soon. Katy Yass Thalia and Shaïnez

    



Town or City: Fougere
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2 (6 acres)
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 6427
Country: France

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Help needed with vegetable garden,strimming and pruning back hedges etc. Also poplars have been felled so help needed with clearing up and cutting remaining branches.
Accommodation is in the house, own room and all meals provided with weekends free ,five hours a day of help appreciated in return.
In fact a lot of help needed in all aspects of general maintenance, so if you have time on your hands and wish to do something different, come and experience French country life in a beautiful region full of history, wildlife and normally great weather!!
I run an organic, vegetarian, small holding with facilities for BnB and host guests mainly in the summer from overnight stays to longer, vegetarian evening meals are also supplied.
Poppy the donkey and Galloway the pony help to keep the grass and scrub down and also supply the large organic garden with it's manure. The free range chickens, ducks and geese supply the eggs.
Help is needed with tasks associated with the above as well... more inside

            



Town or City: Tourrettes (Fayence)
All Year: yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 2-3
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 60345
Country: France

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I am building up an organic seminar house which should be finished by June 2019. We cooperate with different ecological groups in the region to offer them a place for seminars. Besides young people in France and Germany are the target group for stays of 1-2 weeks. These will combine vacations with ecological learning.

Concerning work to be done: The house needs renovation: insulation of the roof with natural wood fibre, woodwork and bathroom renovation are yet to come. There is a 10.000 m² garden with olive trees, some newly planted fruit trees and a 200 m² vegetable garden. Only about half of the one hectare is maintained, the rest wild. We have constructed a small stable for 2 sheep and some hens we have since March 2019.
In the organic vegetable garden different tasks have to be done like weeding, harvesting, watering, attaching the tomatoes.


Leisure: There are different nice roundwalks around Fayence between 1 and 3 hours. Cannes, Nice, Antibes, Grasse, St. Rapha... more inside

            



Town or City: Lacroix-Barrez
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 62807
Country: France

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I live a basic self sufficient lifestyle isolated in a forest on the French countryside. I take care of my own food and breed animals for the meat. Not all the way, a supermarket is still part of the foodchain. I started my current lifestyle many years ago with a partner and am continuing the back to nature experience on my own. Living here brings energy and connection to nature and ourself.

I am looking for help in all the things that are part of my daily routine on my place, in my house and around in the forest. If you have a talent for cooking that would be very welcome, please share your knowledge to make me enjoy cooking more. Apart from that your hands and body are welcome for harvesting and preparing vegetables. For chopping firewood together with me (autumn and winter). Clean and maintain to keep everything in good function. To help me with repairs and construct new ideas. To take care of the animals etc. But also you as a person are welcome to communicate and exchange wi... more inside

        



Town or City: Couiza
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 4
Persons: 5
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 7723
Country: France

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Looking for one or two happy people who would like to play with my 6 year old son. We enjoy life on a hilltop situated in in among untouched forests, streams, waterfalls, mountains and lots of birds. Our very friendly goats, dog and our cats are all free and part of the family.
You'll find us in a large medieval and very romantic, draughty stone farmhouse with 4 open fireplaces, just like out of a medieval fairy tale. We like to live life fully, deciding every minute of the day what we would like to do next.
Be prepared to use the local hot springs to wash, a hitch hiking distance away, or to heat water on the fire. You have your own kitchen, bedroom and sitting room.
We love creating art, enjoying your visits, exchanging stories and ideas, dreams and experiences.

Current projects: collecting wood for this winter.
Tasting the first dandelion, meeting people, trying to change habits, questioning rules, thinking, loving, improvising, making chapatis and making the fire. We... more inside

            



Town or City: Amont-et-Effreney
All Year: Yes / Oui / Ja / Si
Area (ha): 5
Persons: many
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 8077
Country: France

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WELCOME !


*** December project: After renewing the roof of the house this summer, we will start making rooms inside. Therefore we need some handy boys or girls; And of course the life on the farm continues, and needs some care. :) ***

Situated in the countryside (Plateau des Mille Etangs), nearby Faucogney-et-la-Mer
Closest train stations: Luxeuil-les-Bains and Lure (we can pick you up there)

The 400 years old farm house is inhabited permanently by Mathias, Birgit, Carsten, Benny, Pramendra, Myriam and sometimes her two children and also by one mentally handicapped person that we take care of but also often visited by family members and friends. We live with 2 horses, round about 20 goats, 5 sheeps, 4 cats, 2 dogs, chickens, ducks, geese and peacocks. Helpers are welcome to help with the animals, milk goats, to make cheese, to bake bread, to do gardening, to do construction work inside and outside the house (and other good things like making music, jumping on the large t... more inside

            



Town or City: Séné
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.5
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 42601
Country: France

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No Summer needs ! Only for March to June !
We are now looking for 2 helpers for june (not before the 11th). We would prefer english speakers to improve our english!

We propose a warm friendly family welcome in exchange for help in our garden and around the house. We are both working, and our garden is always in need of cutting, clearing, weeding, pruning, mowing..., and wood sawing. This time the job will be above all wood sawing and clearing to built a henhouse.

We ask for 4 hours work on 5 days a week but work time and times off could be flexible to suit all.

We need people from march to june, we prefer 2 weeks stay and this can be extended if we are all happy :) We prefer also two friends or one couple. It's easier for the job.

You will have your own bedroom with one double bed in our house but you'll have to share the bathroom with our son, Baptiste 25 years old who is living with us (but working so, he is not so often there) and perhaps with Capucine (23 years old)... more inside

            



Town or City: St Martin Laguepie
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 23877
Country: France

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Update Summer 2019: Help needed this summer, mainly in the garden

In late 2013 we bought a property on the banks of the River Aveyron in the gorgeous Tarn region. It's relatively modern (built in the 1970's as a summer holiday home) but was in need of some conversion and improvement for all year occupation and an extension. All of this has now been achieved with the hard work of our wonderful helpers from near and far! Next to do is some tidying of the outside areas. Your help would be required for 25/30 hours per week, please. General handyman skills would be fantastic but strong biceps and a 'can-do' attitude are all we really need. Gardening know-how would be great too.

During your stay with us you will live either with us in our house or in our 3.5metre Yurt pitched at the end of our garden on the riverbank, where you can enjoy complete peace and quiet, apart from regular visits from Tara and Bella our two rescue dogs.

We know what HelpXing is all about. We acted as... more inside

            

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