We have the usual animal routines.... feeding, watering and caring for the goats ( all 6 named and oh so cute ), horse, Zebu cow and Holstein calf, dogs and birds.
We continue fencing projects to increase the acreage they can access we are painting internal walls of the house.
Permaculture gardening practices... ongoing needs out there include weed whacking and moving stuff.... spring planting....there's always something to be done.....
Two people would be fine if the skills are spread across both.
Plenty of recreation in the area: bicycles, tennis courts, frisbee golf, lakes and boats available nearby.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
You can learn new tool skills- animal husbandry- small town headaches :( and positives :)
and about the rural mid-west; this is a Colorado lifestyle.
Just bring a flexible attitude- things can go wrong, especially with animals.
All the skills will be taught to you if you haven't done them before.
I will provide all the stuff you will need ( ear/ eye protection, gloves, tools etc ).
Help is mainly taking care of the property and animals.
In your own trailer or In my trailer with power, chemical toilet and bottled water.... too cold at present to run through pipes. Heater and cooking facilities; socially distancing possibly healthier until vaccines abound.
The house is clean and tidy- there are no indoor animals- property is 7 acres- this is a small rural community in SE Colorado- town within walking distance.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Bring a booster so you can access from your residence.
30 amp service. Water alongside but may not be hose compatible in winter temperatures. Have your own toilet set up ( composting, tent etc ) or I have a chemical toilet you can use.( dump outlet on driveway ) You could shower up in the house. You will need a heating arrangement in van; lots of firewood available ( sometimes an open fire ban in effect )
maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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