Area: Porto and NorthWe are a family (Família Ferreira), owner of a rural área that belong to the territory of Arouca Geopark: a region very interesting in culture (music, history, theater,...) and nature (arqueology, geology, plants,...) recognized by UNESCO.
Area: Vastterboten.We are a couple with a 12 year old son two of months ago we moved to a dream spot on planet Earth, we live in a village south of Sápmi (better known as Lapland) where there is only 20 more people living. It is located in Asele Kommun, the place is surrounded by lakes, forests and wildlife. The tranquility is absolute. We own a farm and have in mind to develop an eco-project as there is much work we need some helping hands, we want to install solar panels and a windmill, a part of our house on the farm there is other outbuildings the largest one it is partly damaged but we still can save half of it, a sauna and a very cute small guest house , which we want to rent to tourists looking for a place to relax and forget the hustle and bustle, or fishermen, even in winter ice fishing is practiced. I did loads of traveling backpacking and hitch hiking, sleeping in beaches, parks, train and bus stations, even in the street. So did Allen. Meet a lot of people, learned, and had fun, in fact i have never stopped moving, my life it is a continuous adventure. Me and Allen are very open minded, sociable, great sense of humor and hospitality, and love to met people. We like music and all sort of arts.
Area: QueenslandMy husband runs his own business and I work full time so we don't get much time to spend on the garden. We are currently undergoing some renovations and can't keep up with the garden. You need to like animals as we have cats, dogs and chickens. Our leisure time usually involves entertaining friends, listening to music, watching movies and beach in summer. My has and plays guitar and I belong to a large choral group. We love to cook and enjoy a good wine.
Area: EnglandThanks for checking out my listing updated June 25th 2014 (at this time i am fully booked up till early September) i am rely happy helping people learn to grow organic food and doing other things,sharing my skills teaching people and learning from them, if you want to help me - or me to help you learn, let me know - i am a semi retired guy spending my time at various farms gardens communities and with various individuals, an experienced gardener/farmer builder etc engaged voluntarily by choice in gardening farming bhakti yoga, Hare Krishna mantra meditation, eco building, healthy lifestyles, vegetarian vegan diet, Permaculture, self-sustainability, self sufficiency etc. i am also involved with friends projects regenerative agriculture, gardening, farming, growing food, training bulls to pull things and cows so people can cuddle and hug them for therapeutic reasons etc. (Here there is a healthy vegetarian/vegan diet, meaning no meat fish eggs drugs alcohol smoking etc) please note only vegetarian/vegan principled persons accepted for this project, check out the photos and think what way we are going individuality and as a society, are we growing our own food, or going towards begging and slavery? i have seen both and am willing to help people learn how to grow food, i like sharing my skills teaching people how to do things and learning from others if you want to help me - or me to help you learn, let me know - Additional information. The concept the word work and money as we have come to now it - I find confusing to love respect and other shared human exchanges, therefore i offer people a sharing of life experiences for mutual benefit. we all benefit from being proactive doing things to support ourselves and the others, its how the experience is lived and the consciousness its lived in that counts, that is i believe the difference between work money and a pleasurable progressive positive existence, this experience i am offering entails living as a family, friends, extended family or a small community, a village, a group a tribe etc in the modern world, i prefer this lifestyle and offer to share my life knowledge and experience with others while myself benefiting from others knowledge and experience. Area England - UK Type of help. 4 to 5 hours a day 5 days a week in the garden or house. the project and myself will need help mainly in the eco/organic gardens, also for getting set up to teach course's on sustainable and regenerative agriculture, communities, lifestyles, gardening, food storage herb collection, jam making etc. acquiring grants - i need help with this as i am not so academic, also i am planning to build a garden shed on the allotment, a conservatory in the garden, solar panels, maintenance etc, there's always various things to do, i like sharing my skills teaching people how to do things and learning from others. there’s other things to do if you cant do these things, FOOD; i do vegan/vegetarian cooking or raw and you can prepare your own food i don't mind either way as long as its vegi, i have a modern kitchen with juicer blender etc for raw food preps, but please note i am only inviting people who have a vegetarian or vegan diet, at least while there with me, (meaning not eating meat fish or eggs don't drink alcohol smoke or take drugs) i see this way of life as essential for environmental sustainability, mental emotional and spiritual balance. please ask me if you need any more information. i offer this exchange to suitable people, please ask me questions or ask for more photos if your not shore about anything i am happy to answer your questions - thanks gaura ------------ Languages spoken English Accommodation ACCOMODATION there’s a room in my house for guests with 2 single beds, some times visiting friends sleep in my living room. the house is clean no pets, 2 bathrooms, wireless internet central heating etc, LOCAL AREA my house is near parks river and countryside for walks its also near shops fruit and veg market temples wholefood-shop bus etc all within a short walk, TRANSPORT bus/train station 1-2miles, east midlands airport (EMA) is 20miles, bus from the airport is £6.50. i can pick up people if necessary. What else ... My house gardens are in Leicester England. also i have friends with farms and sometimes visit and help there, this year i want to sort a few things at home gardens last year i set up a new 60acre ngo charity, 8 miles from my house where i had the job of managing the farm we started this farm project in May 2013. we finished setting up the project mid Feb 2014. now mainly concentrating on growing food at my gardens and allotment witch suffered when i was setting up the farm project last year, this year the veg and fruit are growing well and it looks like there will be a good harvest. --------------------------------------- some of this information is repeated below but this is the updated version is above 28-may-2014. ----------------------------------------------------------------
Area: Midi PyreneesBonjour! WE WOULD BE VERY HAPPY TO HAVE SOMEONE TO HELP US FROM 19 TO 29/30 OF MAY AND THE 2 LAST WEEKS OF JUNE FOR SOME RENOVATION OF THE POTTER STUDIO AND GARDENING. THANK YOU! We are a french family, Christian (57), Rosine (47) and Lili (10) with 2 delightful pets: sumo cat Max and Geisha, our enthusiastic young dog. We used to travel world wide and now have settled down in a 19th century old farm in the beautiful countryside of Pamiers, Ariège. I work as a teacher and Christian is a data consultant. Christian plays the guitar and I am interested in modeling clay. We are 'bons vivants' as we say in french. Easy to meet, we appreciate good company and love foreigners!