Organic farm-stay in Louisiana, USA

Country

United States

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    Last activity

    15/09/2020

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    within 13 days

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 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    HI travelers, a bit about me, I want to teach people about plants. I have dedicated the past 12 years or so of my life to the study of plants. Their propagation, cultivation, ecological functions, and preparation in the kitchen. The homestead is 10 years old with many hundreds of trees planted, a particular diversity of fruit trees, lots of edible perennials, fruiting vines, wild flowers, herbs, and much more. Basically my best attempt at the recreation of the garden of eden. Loving plants and taking care of them is a must here, of, about, for, cultivation of, study of, plants, plants, plants.

    I have hosted volunteers for many years and work traded on many sites around the world. We thoroughly enjoy the comings and goings of jolly travelers which enrich our lives with new ideas, artistic expressions, and shared meals full of vibrant conversation. We look forward to hosting you as a volunteer!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Farmstay help

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers can learn about plants. I have many years experience working with plants, particularly in the style of permaculture. I have extensive knowledge of local plants, their cultivation and preparation in the kitchen. We also cultivate lots of mushrooms on logs, have many fruit trees, ponds, bees, and enjoy very much many ways of making food come from the earth.

  • Help

    Help

    A curiosity for plants is a must. General gardening includes: weeding, watering, harvesting, processing, pruning, etc. Also general community maintenance activities such as cooking, cleaning, organizing, etc.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    a cozy school bus converted into living quarters

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We welcome travelers interested in the surrounding culture and climate. The site is located in the "Heart of Acadiana" rich with cajun food, music, dancing, festivals, and the fun loving cajun culture. There are also many majestic swamps to kayak and hike through.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 651117465688