Preview host

Regions
East
Type of activity
Gardens, Woodland
Description
3 acres of fruit, vegetables, nuts, rough pasture, greenhouses, herb garden and young woodland area. Large scale rainwater collection and solar heating systems. Six bed rotation with green manures and mulching. Forest garden. Self-sufficient in vegetables, fruit and eggs with continuous fresh food production. 6 chickens. Food preservation including bottling, drying, juice, wine etc in summer and autumn. Woodland and firewood management; spinning, dyeing and knitting in winter. Also interested in cycling, yoga, green issues, music, canoeing and swimming in nearby river. French spoken ..... but we want to learn Spanish! We also have a 4 acre field that is slowly being transformed into a woodland.
Situation
Rural
Host type
Smallholding
Type of people
Couple, Family