Help us on our small farm on the Gila River in New Mexico, USA


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    18 year homestead transitioning to small scale farm on the Gila River in s.w. New Mexico,growing organic food. We sell at 1-2 farmers market and at the local food coop.We have 3 goats we milk ,honeybee hives ,4 hoop houses we grow in spring ,summer and fall.Want to start tree nursery for community tree planting projects.Beautiful high desert enviroment surrounded by nature.35-40 miles to nearest town which is Silver City N.M .Accommadations are provided ,Hot shower ,indoor sleeping, laundry,and meals are provided.Opportunity to learn beekeeping,vegetable and medicinal herb growing and processing,goat care and dairy processing and more .Looking for short term help with farm chores. All buildings are hand built and homesteading skills and land setup can also be learned here Thanks Eric

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care
    Charity work

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The rural enviroment here is perfect for folks who love nature and who want quiet time to study,learn instruments,spiritual practices and general self improvement.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

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    Help needed would include weeding crops, milking goats ,food processing , building projects, bee chores, harvesting and general farm chores.Please don't bring products with strong chemical fragrances because they have a tendency to contaminate food and other products i sell .

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    accommadation would be in a small strawbale building or a travel trailer that is on the property

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The town of Gila borders a beautiful national forest with lots of hiking ,hot springs and other things you would do in nature.Mention one more time please no products with strong chemical fragrances. Please come with an awareness of yourself and the influence that your energy has on the social and natural environment.There is no cell service at land so you may want to have an app where you can make calls with wifi.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

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    • We are smokers

  • 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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