Join us in developing a sustainable garden and homestead in Haines, Alaska, USA


United States

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    My homestead is located in one of the most beautiful places in Alaska .. Haines is a small community in northern Lynn canal ..our economy is tourism and fishing .. My house sits on the side of a mountain one mile from downtown Haines .. I have 2 .5 acres which I am working on creating sustainable living . I have a 2 bedroom 1.5 bath house with a loft and a small studio ..I have built my place in last 3 years and it has full amenities ... shower, septic, electric and Hot Tub ...I have paddle boards and bikes to use and there is hiking right out my door ... It has a private feel and beautiful view.
    There are always projects here from light construction , Perma culture gardening subsistence gathering putting up fish berries canning smoking jarring lots of sustainable living skills I’ve been working on self watering systems for my gardens via a spring on my property. We love making group meals having campfires and living peacefully with the wildlife including bears and moose eagles and all the other small critters who Corxist peacefully in this wild natural environment..

    Before messaging me please look into what it takes to get to Haines Alaska .
    It can be challenging and expensive. You can drive in Via Yukon Canada or fly to Juneau then ferry (Alaska Marine Highway). Or fly Alaska Seaplanes) to Haines . This may include overnight in Juneau. because of ferry schedules ... After researching this if your Up for the travel challenges then Join us for an Awesome Alaskan Workaway !
    Warm regards,

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    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

    How to sustain on subsistence living in Alaska ...hunting , gathering , fishing , gardening ..simple living to enjoy the wilds in a safe productive environment ..Experiencing a Alaska and it is true nature .I have lived in Alaska for over 25 years .
    and have a reservoir of experience through guiding , exploring and Co-creating with the community. I really enjoy sharing my knowledge Of Alaska and also learning from others new techniques and ways to thrive in the environment..

  • Help


    Developing sustainable garden and homestead. Gardening , building greenhouses. Water reservoirs .. perma culture gardening ,

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    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Beginner

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  • Accommodation


    House .. small but not Tiny .. or camper with hook up and electricity will be in a camp style environment ..shared dutys ..depending on season will be hunted , gathered or fished .. I will provide balanced meals with mostly organic options ..

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    So much to experience in the great north ... hiking , biking , paddle boarding , canoeing , bear viewing , small town environment with a real down to earth Alaska experience ..

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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