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My name is Jamie, I am starting a construction project on a beautiful piece of land in the forest. I am looking for those with either experience or interest in natural construction, particularly round house construction. We will be principally using the materials at hand because the land is a 30 minute walk away from the nearest road. The roundhouse is to be a meeting place and especially a place to reconnect with the earth, cleanse the body and soul, and heal. It's a dream i have, i would love to make it happen! Those helping with the construction project will need tents and camping gear.
My current living space is a simple setup with an emphasis in incorporating native and wild plants in the garden as well as medicinal plants. I also have goats and chickens for milk, eggs and meat. Located in a cozy valley, my house is very simple and has a wood stove, solar panel. It was constructed principally with surrounding materials including clay and wood. 15 minutes near the village of Fazenda das Lajes, a foot path through the forest, beautiful and isolated.
A great place for getting closer to earth and to yourself.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Visitors would learn about wild plant foraging and natural alimentation/plant medicine and identifying plants. Also about natural building and natural/elemental living and gardening. Musical exchanges, musicians very welcome! A great place for experimentation also.
I need help with setting up temporary living space, cutting trees, moving logs, clearing land, cooking with fire, setting up campsite, moving materials, construction. Experience with chainsaw a plus.
Visitors will be camping on site, food will be provided.
A short hike to the ocean where you can fish and swim.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Dogs welcome as long as they do not chase chickens or goats.
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week