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Hello , we are Katie and Mitch we own 35 acres of homestead together with our 2 children near Asheville North Carolina. We are 30 min from Asheville in the Appalachian Mountains.
We raise chickens, bunnies ,goats ,pigs ducks ,cows and we have a lots of dogs We are growing our food ,gardening ,planting a lot of fruit trees .
We are NOT a business, just a homestead growing lots of food.
We do not sell anything to the public .
Types of help and learning opportunitiesGardeningAnimal CareFarmstay helpGeneral Maintenance
UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
We can teach you how to live off the land, process meat, food preservation, groom dogs.
There are many beautiful hiking options nearby as well as the artsy city of Asheville with all its offerings.
Katie is from Poland she would love to teach you basic polish and how to cook polish dishes .
Projects involving children
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We need help with feeding and general care of animals , cleaning stalls , weeding , planting , gardening ,basic carpentry skills will be appreciated for building and repairing animals structures. We’re also looking for help remodeling a camper as an additional living space for workawayers.
You will have your own private yurt
or unfinished RV with use of a private bathroom in our basement
What else ...
There’s a kitchen in the camper available for you to prepare your meals and a fridge for your use.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
How many Workawayers can stay?
Maximum 3-4 hours a day, 5 days a week