||18 - 30 years old
one, two, or three months
||April - October (other time frames upon request)
Experience the life of family on a Belgian farm! Discover the everyday life of a farming community, while improving your French language skills! As active family members, program participants will learn to do some farm work, like fruitpicking (apples, strawberries, etc), animals care, selling farm produce on the markets, etc. In exchange for accommodations and and meals, participants will work an average of 25 hours per week. The participants' program goal is to experience the farm lifestyle in the middle of a Belgian countryside, compare to the one in his/her own home country, or learn new skills, while gaining a new appreciation for Mother Nature.
Accommodation & meals
Participants live with a host family on the farm, with full board and private room.
Terms of participation
- Participants must be between 18 and 30 years old
- Have a basic knowledge of French
- Be in good physical health
- Be motivated and understand that running a farm is hard work
- Love nature and the countryside
- Have travel insurance covering sickness, accidents, repatriation, and third party liability
Included: farmstay family search, screening and placement process; accommodation and meals as described; local program support; administrative fees; various taxes
Not included: round trip transportation, transfer, local transportation if needed, personal expenses, travel insurance, passport & visa fees
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