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Michael, Cindy, Atlas(Dog), Padme(cat), and Sunshine(Gecko) have all recently moved onto 14 acres and are creating our homestead.
We are also currently looking for thoes who can safely fell trees and have experience doing so
We are shearing, loping and clearing, we will have fall crops and our orchard happening soon!
We have our chicken coop(ducks,chickens and guineas)and some of our vegetable and herb garden.
Two cows and some goats will be joining us in August.
We are looking for help expanding our gardens and coop, clearing some of the forest, creating pastures and doing general help and gardening, we have a few goals in mind:
Creating an orchard and a few acres of gardening, some raised beds, a butterfly garden and a few pastures for goats, horses, pigs and a cow or two, we are also going to be building and setting up out solar panels.
Any artistic projects would also be great additions, interested in learning some Spanish and or a language exchange?
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
You can stay with us and learn about gardening and self-sufficiency. We would have yoga and anyone is welcome to practice their language skills in either English or Spanish. Experience of learning to build something from the ground up. ( also we are decent cooks!)
Help us create our homestead with: Animal care, Bread making, Building project, Cooking, Food preservation, Greenhouse maintenance, Harvesting, Help with eco-projects, Irrigation/watering, gardening , Language practice, Planting, Seed saving, Seeding/transplanting,
We have one bedroom/office space with two beds ,and a guest bathroom,we also have tents and hammocks. Currently working on getting a camper!
Meals will sometimes be had together and groceries will be provided. Cleaning up in the kitchen after you are done is very important, and we try to keep our waste very low.
Mostly we will have some grains or potatoes lots of veggies, some eggs ( depending on the harvest) and different dinners
No shoes in the house and we leave everything muddy outside.
We live a 7-minute drive from Chapel Hill, there are coffee shops, restaurants bars, and shops. Carrboro and chapel hill are beautiful and very friendly. We also have a pool and mutiple trails to be made around the property.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week