Sowing the seeds of love, hippie-micro farm near Yosemite, California, USA


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    Sowing the seeds of love! Lovingly planting, growing, healing, expanding
    in all ways in a community of LIGHT! Let's cover the Earth!

    We are ALL on our feet by 7 AM!!! With a smile!!!

    We're staying in Merced CA. - In a NEW project HOUSE!- we drive to the farm, Close to Yosemite.

    You will not do well here if you are scared for your health.

    If it is apparent thru your email application
    and profile that you did NOT read our profile,
    you are applying under false pretenses and we
    will not bother to return your email. That is why
    our response rate is 98%. All honest enquiries are
    promptly responded to. Please answer our questions
    hiding in our profile.

    Figuratively, we have finished the bulldozer work
    and are now ready for very clean, organized helpers
    to rake, fine tune, polish our many projects.

    If there is chaos in your personal environment, let's not do this.

    We are seeking people who leave everything they touch
    each day, better than they found it. If that comes naturally
    to you, let's dance!

    שלום לכולם

    בואו נעשה ארוחת שבת ביחד

    הכל סבבה כאן

    Let's have fun creating! GROWING, BAKING, landscaping, painting, writing, sharing stories and world travels, life tips, conservationism, environmentalism, ecology, sharing our gifts and making lots of great food!

    Have you ever experienced "LICKING YOUR PLATE" in profound gratitude
    for the food, for the cook and for life? We live there.

    Have you:
    Stopped killing the planet?
    stopped killing people and animals?
    stopped killing yourself? (lifestyle and substances, stinking thinking)
    stopped supporting war machines?
    Let's enjoy LIFE!!! NO fear!

    Daily we will:
    Water 25 trees by hand, turn over compost, raise chicken hens for eggs, cuddle 4 cats ,
    paint murals and process food and much more.
    LOTS of good FOOD TO EAT always!!!!

    Turn off the phone, explore INNER PEACE, AND then OUTER WORLD PEACE will come!
    Come Experience: " chop wood and carry water! "
    Sow the seeds of love, here and now and continue to, as you move around in life!

    GIFTING PIES to the world baked in our solar oven is our goal.
    We need a video to present this gift to the world and people
    to get busy baking! We have fruit and we have a solar oven and pans,
    let's get the word out!


    Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a basket, but on a candlestick; and it gives light unto all that are in the house.
    -Rabbi Yeshua
    (let's get our bright LIGHT on and share it openly always!)

    "Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it."
    -- Buddha

    "If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. But, if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together."
    -- Lilla Watson

    Short Version:
    Life is about good friends and good food, GOODNESS!
    Now, between meals and smiles, what do we do?

    We have experienced fortuitous life by living the following principles.
    When lived, they become a fine culture. A GREAT place
    to WAKE UP!! THRIVE and LIVE!!!!!

    I'll write a few:
    1. The Golden Rule:
    do to/for others what you would want done for you

    2. We are all EQUAL

    3. We always look for opportunities to give and to serve others:
    Make another's bed, make a Sister a sandwich, rub the feet of a sore person, start the Winter fire early before anybody else wakes up, serve hand-squeezed juice to hot helpers outside...
    ENDLESS options! We start in a nice, simple home and then move onto
    the garden area in the EARLY morning.

    4. We love and treat respectfully ~Pachamama
    The living organism, the mother of our bodies-Earth!

    5. Our activities are LIFE-AFFIRMING!
    We don't kill peaceful animals and eat them cuz they are yummy.
    They love life and will avoid you trying to kill them. Right?
    We plant and cultivate life and LIVE.
    We take care of our bodies, with good food, air, well water,
    positivism and earth WORK...
    We do not support the killing of other human beings, nor animals. We are Peace-Nics
    We do not support militaries and their world wide aggression.
    If you are pro-military, this place would be the WRONG VIBE for you.

    Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.”
    (please read that several times)

    We love you, please re-set your mind and heart for PEACE ONLY

    6. We are always respectful in all speech/dialog,
    please refrain from dirty joke talk,
    practice non-cussing control too (I'm not saying there isn't some cussin')

    7. We carefully watch and enjoy nature: sun, moon, stars, dirt, water, fire, life!

    8. Bear in mind three little questions at all times:
    a. Is it good for ME?
    b. Is it good for Everybody?
    c. Is it good for the Earth?
    ...if you follow these three simple ideas, you will experience deep satisfaction

    It works very well for everyone! We'll continue to do our best.

    ***NOTE: If getting up EARLY everyday is un-inspiring and DIFFICULT,
    STOP reading here. We are not ready to dance together****

    ***SUMMER HOURS: Oct-Now. ***************
    LUNCH 12 NOONish

    AFTER ALL THIS- HIDE IN THE SHADE! (or continue what you are passionate about)

    A few NEW DIRECTIONS here:

    How about being a Planetary FREE Pie Purveyor!!!

    We will be giving away FREE FRUIT PIES, lovingly and sustainably prepared. (we need help with the video presentation of this)
    Baked to perfection in a solar oven and then given freely to those
    that would come and receive. It is our dream that some
    who would come for the pie, will stay for "the experience" here, sharing their talents, creativity and pie-making skills.

    Please bring your favorite pie recipe - we're collecting the world's finest! And, feel free to bring a bag of organic flour with you - start the perpetual pie process - here, now.

    We practice the principles of: land loving-composting, food raising, food awareness, organics,
    environmentalism, SHARING, sustainability, little to no money used, idea sharing,
    contributionism-resource sharing.

    A new model of GIFTING and naturally receiving!

    It's a WIN, WIN, WIN!

    This is a vegetarian co-op. MICRO farm. We are learning!
    Our new focus, after friendship and good food is:
    A VW Camper BUS complete renovation! *when farm work is done.
    Now we want to do one this year with YOU!
    We can do this in the garage at home or go to the garden shade area.
    We will tear it completely apart, repair and repaint
    and rebuild like new, everything! Engines, seats, brakes, bodies,
    wood cabinetry... we love sharing knowledge and skills.
    It has just begun!

    What we do here and will continue is:
    organic gardening, in protective boxes- DARN deer!!!
    Early stages of permaculture. Fruit and nut trees!!!!

    We care for 12 egg-laying hens that roam here all day.
    CALM DOGS ONLY may be OK to bring. They cannot chase the hens nor cats.
    Dogs need a sleeping spot, not roaming all night in the house, nor chilling on furniture.
    Do you have a bed pad for them to chill and sleep? We have people in the house who do not want to ever be disturbed by animals in their living space. Do you bring a way to house them at night?

    We have four wonderful tame barn cats, adding yours probably will not work well.

    We love ARTist's WORKs of all kinds, come paint a mural!
    Come practice English /Spanish (we are bi-lingual here), no problem.
    We love to dance, do yoga (when we have traveling yogis to guide), Qi Gong, HIKE YOSEMITE,
    make music and move!

    We are very happy here. Bring big, ONLY BIG, smiley hearts please. Come prosper and heal thru sincere, kind relations with all.

    We love all peaceful traditions. Our LIVING ROOM is the Zen zone.
    NO MUSIC or very soft Zen music. This is NOT a high energy
    Please only whisper and we love having100% silent dinners,
    allowing us to SLOW DOWN, chew, taste, appreciate.
    We are givers here and love to have givers come.
    No room for selfishness, let's serve each other.
    Many or us are $truggling in the new current restrictive reality.
    Donating for fresh food to add to all our
    other good food stuff is helpful, not mandatory.
    We make it happen as a family/group.
    Willing heart-felt donations of fresh food is great!
    Each Saturday we hit a grocery store.
    Bring good coffee if you are a coffee drinker

    We are writing a group book on traveling for nearly FREE,
    and need help in all aspects
    from illustration to writing to organizing raw notes.

    We DO NOT use tobacco nor alcohol here. We do believe in medicinal herb, when over 21 years old. BYO. OCASSIONALLY ONLY evenings way after work. NO WAY to DAY USE.
    No tripping here.
    We respect life, our own,
    all beings and animals! Please do not sneak alcohol in here and
    create a little side-sipping gang. (we do not ever know who felt safe
    coming here because of an alcohol problem and their need to not be near alcohol.
    We can't have it here on the sly, and then they fall- not here) This has happened, we learned and evolved.

    simple rules:
    7:30 OUT THE DOOR!!!
    1. Have fun
    2. Do things good for the ALL- SHAAAAAAAAAAARE!!!!!

    3. Build some vintage vw cars, many ongoing small farm tasks and house clean-up, and friendships

    Jesus is a rock star
    and we don't vote in fake elections
    nor encourage voting for bad people,
    nor go to war to fight for peace and love.
    NOR LIVE IN FEAR of anything!
    NO FEAR, just love.

    We love finding and growing with new tribe members.

    We give hugs. Touch is REAL, think about it.
    We go to the outdoor market every Saturday and get
    hundreds of kilos of FREE fruits and veggies. We feed ourselves
    with this, and the chickens, and make compost.
    We live life very connected
    to nature, in peace, harmony, and in love with Pachamama!
    We believe in living with NO debt.
    We cook with a solar oven outside all Summer.
    The Sun is the great source of energy!
    Never use electricity when there is another way:
    heating water, solar oven, woodstove, daylight,
    sunlight drying heat... (we offer both)

    Just email and get ready to come if you know how to SHARE and are seriously fun, AN EARLY RISER and dedicated to making today better than yesterday everyday, and doing always what is good for ALL!

    Can you envision a project, ask for help and input,
    then step up and complete it next-level?

    We want to assist that very thing, daily!!!

    Now accepting sincere, MOTIVATED tribe members!

    Email two days to two months before your arrival.
    Don't ask if you can come 4-6 months out
    from now. We have no idea if we will be in the country
    or planet that far out. We basically live one day at a time.

    We offer 2 WEEK and 4-week Workaway stays (FREE). Two-week minimum please. We can discuss long-term alternatives too.

    If life is an illusion, don't come.
    This is real.

    If you want REAL, goodness you can touch,
    in the now, life full of loving creations,
    and sharing, Come in-joy.
    That which you can touch is REAL.
    always practicing the now.

    Do you want to enhance the world NOW?
    Bring a small fruit or nut tree, we will plant it and pick
    fruit for free fruit pies for years and take branches
    and seeds and grow more trees-free food forever!
    That makes a real difference in the world!


    We must all be headed to the kitchen at 7:30- 8:00 AM sharp!
    DONE and cleaned by at 8:30 and group meeting time
    at 8:45 sharp
    SLOW tea and breakfast and then into the cool sunshine at 9:00
    We want to assist you in having the EXPERIENCE
    you would like to have. Infinite possibilities, talk
    to us. Back to nature-
    Free Solar oven heat is amazing to learn to work with!

    Now that all employment just ended for us. We can make it happen together! We don't want to make a penny here, just share the small burden of fresh food expenses. It has to come from you with 100% of your loving support or it won't work.

    The first half of the day: we garden, water plants, gather firewood, do tree trimming, solar oven positioning, care for chickens, level dirt, clean-up, rock collect, move stuff, prepare two nice group meals, make compost, plant seeds, share ideas, create...
    All the communal group life activities!

    Studying here in the mornings, online college... might not work. Sell
    me on how they think it will.

    We work together, not often as soloists.

    We collect fallen-tree firewood, rocks for landscaping, weeds/leaves for the compost, nothing natural wasted, we sort out spoiling food for the chickens. (we have happy free-range hens for eggs and poop only)

    WE LOVE to do a group activity project attack for the first hour of everyday!
    TOGETHER we make massive advancement each day!!!

    We must do EXPANSION projects each day, not just survival.

    The other half of the day, YOU ARE GENERALLY FREE to create as you like! We support you here! We don't give regimented lists . NEVER DO OR AGREE TO DO SOMETHING YOU DO NOT WANT
    TO DO!!!!! No thanks, we want nothing from an unmotivated heart!
    Got it???? lmk
    Let's practice a happy, ethical, peaceful, sharing lifestyle

    **LOW WATER supply, so 1-2 showers a week MAX per person in the Winter.
    It is cold, not sweaty Nov-April.
    If you need a daily shower do NOT come. We don't have enough
    water for that!

    SUMMER UPDATE: It is HOT, 36-42 Celsius often. June-Sept.
    We must have breakfast from 6-7 AM and
    then head to the garden area for OUTSIDE time, to beat the heat.
    Let's work hard until Lunch and then chill
    or continue during the heat.

    We do not keep a calendar, we can't really control who comes and when. We can't promise a group, on rare occasion it may be two of us. Each week is a mystery gift. Nobody
    is bound to stay here.

    WHAT ARE YOU A SOURCE OF? write us, tell us, when requesting a stay.

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    We need to build an outdoor brick pizza oven for yummy vegan pizzas to LIVE for... outdoor food prep center, a GREAT LUNCH, CREATIVE painting!, Gardens, murals to cover buildings! ... all good stuff. Our little greenhouse and pump house needs expertise! Mechanical auto projects, chainsaw help too! The co-op truck and tractor always need some mechanical loving.

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    TOUCH mother Earth, her life pops out to heal and nourish us!
    Experience is a bonus but no experience is OK as well.
    This is just the beginning stage, it is a grand place to learn together
    and get an education in sustainable food/life STEPS. Let's learn
    them together and live the principles. The earth gives food -FREE.
    Let's get back to living within that paradigm.
    We are adding more large veggie planter boxes, covered
    and protected from wild animals.

    We want to sprout and plant more fruit trees!
    We want to create several Zen gardens,
    and nice, natural groomed-landscapes

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    Yeah, this place is a creative paradise!
    WE HAVE tools, equipment, and know-how!

    EVERY SATURDAY we pick up 500 kilos of FREE fruit and veggies for us, the chickens and the compost-then back to mother earth. We spend hours processing the food! We can slice and dry fruit, hot peppers, make kale chips, and more

    Please CARRY YOUR LOAD Daily:

    (look around and ask yourself, "what can be improved here,
    what needs to be done?" Anticipate!!!

    ADDICTIONS won't work well. FREEDOM rules!
    Come if you are committed to the
    FREE LIFE of living and giving!
    WE WORK PASSIONATELY- hard in the sunshine! (we have hats)
    LIVE FREE WITH US! Healthfully!!!

    Let's not bring hidden addictions, nor anger, nor gossip, nor deception here, nor laziness. This can be a great place to lose an ego, by not bringing "the world" with you. Turn the phone off?

    PLEASE , NO alcohol, no tobacco, no vices! We don't like force, but we REALLY STRONGLY encourage the experience you will have without this stuff.

    Strong Recommendation:
    Stop smoking tobacco, drinking alcohol and eating meat a month before coming here?

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    Under the bright Sun of God, living with Light and respect.
    If it is important that you EAT DEAD ANIMALS, don't come yet, wrong place! We live LIFE and are not connected to a death diet or program of any sort.


    ECO projects and personal growth await us all!!!
    It is a mutual dance, and dancing is fun as well
    as expansion thru integrity and selflessness.

    Kind friends,
    We enjoy stilling our minds. Peace to all- peace is loving-sharing-
    --practice it Here and Now.

    Music? Only NATURal Calm Zen music, ours or yours fits the vibe best.
    (we do have our favorite ROCK songs at night as an event sometimes)

    This place is the escape FROM the popular world stuff.
    Enjoy this rare gift of quietude!

    Musical instruments are cool. 2 indoor Guitars are here.
    We don't have TV here, programming is, well...?
    We don't have facebook nor watsap...

    This is NOT a sex, drugs and rock-N-roll, free food, free hostel or
    for those heading to Yosemite, nor a squatter -ville, nor work/trade farm.
    Definitely not a STONER haven, we bust butt, fully engaged.

    We prefer creating something more like a Monastic Garden!
    Where LIFE is being LIVED fully-selflessly!

    First comes inner peace and only then can outer peace
    be the reality.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    It is beautiful and relaxing here, and NICE in the FALL. We speak
    pretty good California English. We make GREAT food, and want you to share your cooking too! There are many skills to learn. Metal, wood, sewing, chickens, gardening, fence building, landscaping. We cannot promise if and when these will happen while you are here.
    This magical place is a blank canvas and we have a big selection of paints,
    and want YOU to add YOUR creativity to it.
    We'll keep an ongoing list of many areas where you can choose to jump in and make a big difference!
    Each traveler can leave the place even BETTER for the next traveler!
    We are all building this FREE FOOD GARDEN for those forever who
    will come after us. Many have worked hard to GIVE us the gardens
    and a comfortable environment and we'll keep doing the same
    for all future visitors to enjoy for years and years!
    FREE FOOD growing organically for all!

    (If you made it this far and you still want to email us,
    please do)
    Our mission is to practice unconditional love, that heals all
    and live and teach how to LIVE WELL for almost NO MONEY.
    These ideas are worth spreading around the world, let's do it.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We do the stuff here daily. You can choose your days off if needed.
    We get up EARLY and put 4+ hours in. There are always people
    doing all the misc. stuff around here. We don't really use clocks
    and calendars and time-cards.

    Let's do 4 weeks-ish. We are not doing long-term Workaway exchanges. We'll keep you motivated and then send you out to spread the luv

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Sleeping? A bedroom or couches in the city house. Padded cots on the back deck, under trees and stars.
    A room for couples in the Merced house.

    A VERY CHILL dog maybe-let's talk. It is important for our hens
    to never be stressed not scared or they will not lay eggs. :-(

    Typical breakfast-Together, simple: tea, oatmeal, fruit
    Bring coffee if you love it.

    Group Outdoor Fun projects start at about 7:00 am- before the HEAT

    Please DO NOT sleep-in and wander to the kitchen or garden eventually... IT DOES NOT WORK!

    FOOD AWARENESS= one serving, NOT 2-4, leftovers are GOOD!!!
    we FROWN on gluttony, it is wasteful and self-serving.
    FOOD EQUALITY must be understood and practiced with grand awareness, or inequality is felt by others.
    Example: If one person gets up early and makes 3 eggs for themselves,
    multiply that by 5 people, what do you get? 15 eggs gone in one meal!!!
    That is not sustainable. Vegans with a peanut butter PROBLEM-
    Addiction need to bring a few bottles to contribute.

    Typical lunch: delicious left-overs from the previous night, or sandwiches, chips, fruit, veggies
    Typical Dinner: SPECTACULAR Mexican, Tai, Curry, American, or Pasta...

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️All VEGETARIAN with some eggs and maybe optional cheese here and there. Please don't ask us to go get you a chicken.
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️If your diet is very restrictive, please bring your own special food.
    Bring your own bags of nuts. We don't supply them as meals.
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ we don't ever shop with "gluten free" in mind.
    we can do a few things to accommodate that but
    don't want to do extreme shopping to meet your requirements.
    Please bring your own specialty foods and supplement
    with ours as you can.

    There will be a wide variety of simple food on hand for group preparations.
    Let's ALWAYS EAT TOGETHER, not little groups nor little
    deserts for couples or tiny groups only.
    Everything that gets fixed should be offered to everyone.

    If you are the type to fill your plate three times at a nice
    meal, perhaps consider bringing some food to help out.
    We operate this thing will almost NO money, but give
    it all we have. WE do NOT buy all organic. Too expensive!

    CLEAN OTHER's dishes as often as possible! Never leave things in the sink. Wipe the sink clean!!! If you did NOT prepare the meal,

    FOOD EQUALITY, is a lesson we are learning now. THINK
    deeply about that in a communal system.
    Look at the food and decide what your portion is.
    Please don't take 1/2 of the avocado plate when
    there are 10 of us in line! Food teaches COMMUNAL THINKING!


    Bring Towel and SOAP: BRING nothing but environment-friendly bathroom and personal products,
    biodegradable, organic...) Your own pillow case/sheet is good too.

    VERY LIMITED WIFI: take a break! Every other night or less???
    Enjoy being detached from what you left behind!
    We offer high-speed wifi, we just don't want to live with people living on it as often as possible. RARE USE is the idea.

    We are ALL passionate about the TASKS
    and projects here!!!! We don't feel equal
    with those who have to take time off
    to cry and heal... and be alone
    and away from the group.
    We love you and think you'd do
    better in a much different environment.
    We think the best healing comes from pushing
    a shovel hard and fast for hours on end, not pouting in the shade.
    We are not social workers but we are Social while we Work!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We love going to Yosemite, and try going when we can, we'd love to show you around the National Park, if we get a chance during your stay. Highlights: Fresh air and star gazing, ZEN garden sitting and yoga outdoors. Fresh organic
    eggs from happy free-range hens!
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Public Bus to Yosemite $21 roundtrip, free entrance!!!
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Mtn. Bikes with flat tires often you can fix!!
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ safe neighborhood jogging
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ outdoor onsite self-guided yoga on a big granite slab "the rock" with a view ( we seem to attract many Yogis who give it)
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️on hot days, "the rock" stays warm for Star Gazing
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    but they are there! Cougars, deer, coyotes, foxes, bobcats, squirrels, skunks, hawks, ravens, wild turkeys
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    several of these things require a personal car,
    there is very limited public transportation
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    and done weekend adventures to King's Canyon or
    Santa Cruz beach and then returned.

    Let's make our time together a satisfying Gift Exchange!
    Longer term is a possibility IF short term is wonderful.
    Thank YOU, for checking us out! You'll find your reason
    for being here.

    Each visitor must sign a "release of liability"
    You will be here in the garden in rugged mountains,
    with snakes, animals, extreme heat, and poison oak, power tools,
    saws, rock ledges, maybe aliens?
    You'll be 100% at your own risk.
    Now let's let the fun begin


    If you are looking for just anybody to take you, don't email.
    Email only with clear details WHY YOU really want to be HERE.
    If you really want to be here, you'll be here.

    More philosophy and practice THAT DIRECTLY APPLIES TO US?
    This is an excerpt from Summer:
    A relationship is spiritual if it is truly honest. A relationship is spiritual if it is truly honest. It does not mean that you sit around and

    talk about spiritual powers, spiritual objects, spiritual images and spiritual levels. That is all idle talk if it is not imbued with the presence and the awareness that is spirituality.
    True relationship and true love engender true spirituality. Here you know that you are not alone in the universe, not simply because you are in a relationship with one person, but because you are in a meaningful relationship with life and with the world.

    You were sent here to give.

    If you are giving, then your spirituality is expressing itself. If you are not giving, then you are frustrated and your spirituality is still in the realm of speculation.

    Therefore, the emphasis is for you to discover what you have to give.

    This will teach you about your design. Once you learn about your design, you will learn about your Designer. This is how God is experienced.

    Perhaps sometime later in life when you look back and see what you have done, you will say, “Now I know who I am. This is what I came here to do,” and you will experience the Designer. Your meaning in the world is about your design and your Designer. Beyond this world it is different.

    You came here to do something and you came here to give. You came here to find certain people to join with you
    in making your contribution. If that is being accomplished, your spiritual life is active already and the awareness will be with you and the presence will be with you.

    Concern yourself with the work you have to do in the world.

    Concern yourself with opening yourself to those people whom you recognize as partners and participants in your giving.
    There will be spiritual, mental and physical thresholds through which you must pass. Here your physical life will serve your mental life, which in turn will serve your spiritual life. In this way, you will be uplifted and everything will have purpose, meaning and direction for you.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    If you can get up our steep dirt driveway, you are good. Monster RV and trailer, nope, won't work. Sprinter, or vw bus, no prob.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    25 hours maximum a week. We just do what is in front of us and don't watch the clock ever. we always are busy, we don't sit around on devices. We CREATE!

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