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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.
At the moment we have created blueberry Bush areas, a small green house for microgreens and hydroponics, and garden areas.
Our plans for 2021 are as follows:
Plant a 50 tree orchard ( march time)
Create raised beds for spring ( Winter time)
Fence in about 7 acres for sheep, goats and dairy animals ( Winter)
Earth Build with Cobb or Dirt bags two small 100 squared feet Volunteer Lodges. ( Winter)
Clear and Build Earth Stables for animals ( Winter)
Solar Panel installations( Spring Time)
Building a large Tropical Orchard and garden Greenhouse( Winter-Spring)
General upkeep of the property!
SPRING & SUMMER VOLUNTEERS
Looking for Long term-Efficient helpers ( 1 month to 5 months)- everyone will have a trial Period
- Garden Volunteer: 20-25 hours a week tending to Gardens and green house( spraying, watering, weeding)
- Animal Care volunteer: 20-25 hours a week tending to Animals: Morning routine at *8 am* Feeding quail, ducks, chickens, goats, sheep and Cows. Making sure everyone has clean water and mucking and/or cleaning coops runs and stalls. Nighttime, 30 min before dark bringing all animals back in. Extra time can be spent building and or maintaining around the farm.
Morning and Night duties should take about 1.5 a day you can choose your two days off and do general cleaning composting or yard work for the rest of the hours.
- General Volunteer and Builder: Help building Green house, Help With weeding and Building Planter Boxes.
This is the most flexible schedule you can do a bit of Everything form cleaning the Tiny home to Weeding the garden to Animal care.
We would love to accept pets but they cannot go into our home, they have to be in a separate dwelling, be it in a tent or in a camper.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
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,
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.
There is a kitchen you can use with oil, spices and pots and pans. We will also have hammocks.
Currently we have a tiny home with no bathroom but you can use the main houses bathroom.
Everyone is in charge of their own meals, we will provide grains, Veggies, fruits, beans, oatmeal, bread and eggs
We do not provide: desserts, snacks, drinks( aside from water) and meat. An example of the food you can make:
BF: Oatmeal with bananas
LUNCH: Cucumber salad with Bread and toast
Dinner: Curry with Potatoes Peppers Beans and Rice
Cleaning up in the kitchen after you are done is very important, and we try to keep our waste very low.
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
This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.
This host can provide space for campervans.
Pets are allowed as long as they are in a separate dwelling, not in the main house or tiny.
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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