Help develop a balancing retreat on a gorgeous eco farm in eden - Hoogekraal, South Africa



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  • Beschreibung


    We are an off grid, eco farm developing into a transformational balancing retreat in a remote yet not too remote area of South Africa. The farm is in the garden route which is also known as Eden. It really does feel like Eden being engulfed with beautiful mountains, streaming rivers and many waterfalls through the luscious indigenous forrest down through to 5 beautiful lakes along the coast with lagoons running off into the humble ocean.

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Hilfe bei Kunstprojekten
    Hilfe mit Computer / Internet

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    The area provides a very majestic feel to it. It has a wondeful healing effect by just being here amongst the lush indigenous forrest between the mountains and the magnificent shores of this coast line on the indian ocean. The mountains are filled with rivers, streams and waterfalls running into 5 beautiful lakes.

    Skills that you could pick up are building, carpentry, general farm up-keep, bee keeping, moving meditation and the practice of the dao flow. We are lightly skilled in growing food and nurturing plants, we are also learning and developing our knowledge which is actually a never ending study and the best way to learn is by doing.
    We also have a huge interest in Biodynamics. We have many Rudolf Steiner books and we are constantly learning new things.

  • Arbeit


    The farm is off the grid and self sustaining to some degree, however self sustaining means lots of work needs to be put into the produce in the greenhouses.
    The intention is to develop this farm into a transformational balancing retreat and a hub for vibrating harmonising frequencies into the collective resonating matrix.
    This means that as a volunteer, we would like you to have an affinity with the overall intention and vision of positively affecting collective consciousness. You will also need to be a person who already has a fairly balanced vibration of your own. If your ego is too strong or you still have problems with an addiction or a habit with taking harmful substances or you have difficulties with embracing virtues like patience, tolerance, filial piety and humility... please be honest with yourself, to not waste your own time and ours. We are focused on having people in the project who radiate harmony and balance within themselves and towards others.
    This is the foundation upon which this retreat is being founded.

    The help required is mostly general farm work to keep the farm on a self sustaining level and general maintenance on the farm towards the structures and all the plants and trees.
    Could be carpentry, building, painting, oiling, sanding, varnishing, cleaning, bee keeping, grass cutting, composting work, pruning tree's, maintaining vegetable gardens, irrigation adjustments, water preservation, fire wood chopping, general gardening, nurturing the plant life and beautifying the landscape.

    At the moment we have the priority to get the website going, including a blog and fb page. If you have computer skills and you're able to develop a website, then we would love to have you join us to co-create. If you have plumbing skills, that would also be a huge advantage.

    There are a few structures to be built and renovations to be made this year. Momentarily we are constructing the outdoor showers and compost toilet as well as renovations to the cottage. Next on the list is the eco pool. The workshop space for conferences, tai chi or yoga workshops will be built after that. Then, the library and chalets are to be built. It is an exciting time of growth here.

    There are however always many bits and bobs to be constructed, for example fencing, vertical herb garden, a labyrinth, shelving in the shed, installing garage door, workshop deck.

    This is a good overview of all the tasks ahead for next couple of years.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    English, German

  • Unterkunft


    We have a small cabin and a caravan nestled in the forrest for volunteers. We have hot showers and a comfortable compost toilet. The cabin is not yet insulated but we hope to get to that before winter.
    We offer rice, lentils, split peas and hemp seed. The gardens may be used with respect for other ingredients, anything else should be provided by yourself. There will be a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove and a small gas oven.

    Generally we tend accept the more committed volunteer over the travelling volunteer looking for a lovely learning pitstop... but who knows, if you happen to have a strong affinity with the project or us as people and your timing is good, as well as your request filled with enthusiasm for this project, for which we are tools ourselves... then you will probably be warmly welcomed.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    Please to be noted... smoking and drinking is prohibited. Cooking dead animals is also not accepted. We do not share this wonderful eco environment with the birds and the bee's, they share it with us and we are simply the guardians of this land and the tools of this project.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

  • 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

Greenhouse in constuction
Behind the farm
The magic fox
The big boss

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