We are an off grid, eco farm developing into a transformational balancing retreat and intentional community 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 this magnificent coast with luscious lagoons running off into the humble ocean.
DIY and building projects
Help with Eco Projects
Help with Computers/ Internet
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, nutrition, gut health, healing with food, 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.
The farm is off the grid and self sustaining to some degree, however self sustaining means much 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 mass psychology. 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 in 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.
Most of the help required is 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.
There are a few structures to be built and renovations to be made this year. 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 and we look forward to your enthusiasm and open heart.
There are however always many bits and bobs to be constructed, for example fencing, vertical herb garden, a labyrinth, shelving in the shed, installing a garage door, workshop deck.
This is a good overview of all the tasks ahead for next couple of years.
We have a small cabin for volunteers. We have hot showers and a comfortable compost toilet.
We offer rice, lentils, split peas, hemp seed and moringa powder. 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 to 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 and your timing is good, as well as your request filled with enthusiasm for this project, for which we are tools ourselves... then you might be warmly welcomed. So allow yourself to express your dignity and write a detailed introduction.
Please to be noted... smoking and drinking is prohibited. Cooking 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. With this understanding we express our respect for nature with our actions.
We regret to inform you that the chances of us accepting your request, if you are younger than 25 years of age, will be very small. We are in the setup phase for this retreat centre and for the next few years, we look forward to welcoming the more capable working hands. In 5 to 10 years time we can welcome the less experienced volunteer.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 flexible hours a day, 5 days a week
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