Come enjoy Alaska and long summer days with a family in USA

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a third generation homestead in the midst of a rejuvination. Our main focus right now is on four original homesteads of the area. All are located on a three quarter mile strech of road. I love what i do so much it's hard to think of as work but after the long winter we like to enjoy the summer so besides the usual homestead stuff many projects are just for the fun of it or improvment of community spaces and living areas. We also support you taking on these types or other side projects. At this stage you can leave a long lasting personal mark on our evolution.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I think people will enjoy our towns Alaskan hospitality. I find Alaska's long summer days amazing. They give us a freedom not experianced at lower latitudes and alow us to take full advantage of the season. You could learn a variety of skills aquired by three generations of alaskan homesteading.

  • Help

    Help

    We have a lot going on right now. So, I am confident we have a project to pique anyone's interest. We will be doing lots of gardening, replanting old fields, fencing old pasture, taking care of the animals, every kind of construction project, foraging and preserving food, expanding the orchard, getting ready for live music and many other things too numerous to list.
    Some projects that i think will be fun:
    Build horseshoe bar under the flying bus off the front of comunal kitchen
    Build sauna
    Upgrade stage
    Upgrade kitchen/rec building
    Build wood fired oven
    Convert boat into cabin
    Convert School bus into cabin
    Build log cabin
    Art projects

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a variety of options for you to stay: from right in the midle of the action to, private and secluded. You can also create or help develop houseing options. There is a communal kitchen/rec structure, but all locations have their own kitchen. We will do our best to provide you with the foods you enjoy. Communal meals are common, but feel free to do your own thing. We love music! So, we try to wire everywhere for sound along with having live music on our stage every chance we can. We set up an original homestead cabin as a pool hall decorated with old Alaskan bar memorabilia. Large common fire area but private ones as well. Gardens are for eating help yourself. Shower and laundry facilities. Bouldering wall

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Denali to the north, complete wilderness to the west and the Susitna river to the east creats a paridise for outdoor enthusiast. Talkeetna near by for when you need a dose of resturants, bars and shops. The local cafe/store is just over a mile down the road.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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