Organic, off the grid farm on the Big Island of Hawaii, USA

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United States

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    23/11/2020

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Welcome!!
    We are accepting applications now for experienced farmers who want a cultural exchange in Hawaii. We need a couple or two single people willing to be part of our farm family. We have an organic farm located about 20 minutes from Captain Cook town and 1 mile up a four wheel drive road. Very rugged, remote and diversified land. It is planted with coffee, fruits, vegetables, Hawaiian healing plants and much more!!. There is a huge potential for the right people who have experienced living off grid before. Applicants must be capable of hard work and walking steep hills and be responsible for their own transportation.  We require  experience with some or all of the following: plants, off grid living, building, solar, plumbing, planting, harvesting, pruning, water conservation. There is one child in the house, my son who is 7, who would love anyone else to play with on time out of the garden. Communal kitchen, drinking water and basic staples are provided and some organic fruits and vegetables from the farm. A few others things to know is that there are mosquitos and there is limited internet use. There are amazing beaches near by and its warm weather all year long.  Blessings and we look forward to your inquiry.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    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

    We have a very large diversity of edible and medicinal plants growing on the farm. The opportunity for learning Hawaiian ethnobotany including medicinal plant uses is one of our strengths. While out and about in Hawaii you will hear and see Hawaiian culture in the food, language and music. For those who are independent and eager to learn and grow, there is much room.

  • Help

    Help

    The help that is required is farm help which includes tasks such as : weeding, planting, harvesting, washing fruits and vegetables and other farm improvements. Each day is different on the farm. It depends on weather and season, but mostly all days includes getting your rubber boots and gloves on and getting outside!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: 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.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Housing includes private room, shared kitchen and outdoor shower, and composting toilet.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    On time off there are a few local beaches near by with crystal clear water, snorkeling and often dolphin sighting. Kayaking, surfing and stand up paddle are fun ocean sports. There is also a local farmers market on the weekends. There is a bus that runs through the town twice a day, called the Hele On. The city is about 1 hour away, but a local general store is only 3 minutes from the bottom of the 1 mile farm road.

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Minimum 15 hours per week

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