Le Sappey

When Dan and I choose where we would like to volunteer, we look for culture- Are they French? (Or wherever we are) Because, for us, part of the experience of volunteering on a farm is the cultural exchange. Can we relate to them? Are these people we could spend time with and have fun. Are…

Cochonaille (The day of the pig!)

Lucky for us, Dan and I were in the right place, at the right time and got to participate in a french family tradition called Cochonaille, the day of the pig. The role of the pig in the goat farm, is to drink the left over whey from the production of the cheeses. Then, once…

Chevre… The Goats behind the Fromage

On our second Workaway experience we are volunteering at a Fromage Chevre farm in the Rhone Alps region of France. Thus far its been an awesome experience! Dan has fallen right into his natural role as ultimate farm boy,      And I have been happily making cheese, cleaning, cooking, with a side of hard work…