Come help us create even more beauty and order at our Andes Paradise, Ecuador



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    We, Kerry and Lisa, are creating a retreat and demonstration farm endeavor to heal the planet and ourselves in the remote Andes! At this point we are in the development of: gardens, cabins, the conference center, and many more exciting pieces in creating a place that is close to paradise! We celebrate the opportunity to prove and demonstrate a new model of agriculture in the mountains of northern Ecuador. With amazing natural beauty, Intag is known for its many clear cool rocky rivers, steep green mountains and abundant bird life. Most earn their living on small family farms, persisting with a model of traditional agricultural even though challenged by the cost and toxicity of purchased inputs. Whereas, our sustainable agricultural model optimizes the health and diversity of the life of the soil. When soil life is balanced:
    - Plants have constant availability to nutrients: resisting insects and diseases, and produce nutrient-dense food.
    -Weeds are suppressed.
    -Nutrients are held in the system and are not lost to ground and surface water.
    We accomplish enhanced soil biology by:
    -Making and using therapeutic composts.
    -Making and using charged charcoal (bio char)
    -Using trees (agri forestry)
    As a volunteer you will be connected with one of the most beautiful places on earth and filled with inspiration (quite literally from the air with enhanced prana only found in certain places in the world as ours. You'll learn all about our practices for enhancing our planet's soil. You will connect with native, indigenous food and medicinal plants, apiculture (bees), aquaculture (fish) and ecological building practices.
    You can view a video of Kerry that a couple of workawayers produced:

    This healing place also includes Breathwork, Yoga and Nia-based movement where one can literally change oneself by changing their breathing and lifestyle practices. Our intention is to offer retreats of many sorts (we have some already scheduled for 2019) depending on group needs and desires.
    The natural world thrives by cooperation and so do we. We look forward to the exchange of ideas with you. Together we can "be the change" by contributing you and your skills to healing and renewing for the highest good of all and, our planet!
    "You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete." R. Buckminster Fuller

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Tourismus / Gastgewerbe

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Lisa and Kerry have both been studying wellness, gardening and natural healing for more than 3 decades. They also both are very knowledgeable at creating meals from healthy foods and herbs.
    Lisa has been Conscious Breathing Practitioner for 20 years. She is a Reiki Master, Shamanically-trained and a facilitator of Gracelight Blessing. Sher believes when we breath consciously as a community there exists the potential for healing all of us and the planet.

  • Arbeit


    We are in the growth phase so any help with construction is welcome for the remodeling of the old farmhouse or cabins. Also, we are creating garden beds so the days are filled with planting, weeding & watering, harvesting and pest management. Food is primarily from our farm so help with preparation, meal planning and clean up needed. We mainly eat vegetarian, lots of our own beans but we do also have beef raised on our pasture.

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    Gesprochene Sprachen
    English: Fließend
    Spanish: Fließend

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  • Unterkunft


    We live up a 1/2 mile drive, remote, so an ideal place to find quiet and beautiful views (our waterfall) around our 70-acre property. You will have your own bedroom and shared kitchen. All meals are provided with the understanding that with food available you might have to make a meal or two for yourself in the course of a week. Conditions are camp-style in that water isn't plumbed into old farmhouse at this point and we use a compost toilet.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    There are numerous tourist and hiking options in this beautiful valley of Intag. We are only a 1 1/2 drive from Otivalo and the closest town, Apuela, is a 20 minute drive/1 hour walk.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Dieser Gastgeber nimmt gern Digital Nomads bei sich auf.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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