Be part of creating a small Permaculture community in Wasilla Alaska, USA


United States

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    Wasilla Alaska is the location of this project. It is is a retirement project to create not only a small year round Permaculture farmstead; but a place for city folk and others without land or enough time to practice a Permaculture lifestyle part-time.

    Think of what a health club is; where people in small apartments or with not enough money for thousands in exercise equipment all get together and rent a place, pool money, labor and other resources, establish a reasonable monthly fee - and as a result they all have a very nice place to stay in shape and/or get buff. loose weight, the kids swim etc. Now just bend that scenario into those who dream to eventually have a small farm, a shop, make their own quilts, their own chicken eggs, milk goats, year round greenhouse - and there you have it - - A FARM CLUB - except this is projected to be a farm club that follows the three core values of Permaculture all wrapped around the word CARE.

    Care for the earth, for people, and to always return a surplus at whatever you do.

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    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    At this time we are starting with a three night, two day of light to medium work, around 4-5 hours of contribution over 2 days.

    We have a whole batch of Permaculture DVD's and other quality movies to watch on our 40" flat screen; but no TV, cable, recliners, couches or party facilities as this is a farm-life place. The stay will start with a home-cooked evening meal and visiting for the first night before retiring to your private cabin; home cooked breakfast and dinner over the next two days and a nice appreciation and thanks breakfast after your third night ends your visit. We cook as close to ALL organic and "fair-trade" as availability permits; and very happy to cook all vegetarian and even 100% vegan, as we ourselves mostly eat that way anyway. However, this is a no-alcohol, no smoking, no drugs including marijuana, and no music over speakers environment (earphones only).

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    We have various needs at various times mostly intended for those already interested in Permaculture and who would like to have been a work contributor to this project; limited to those because at this time we only have one cabin available for your 2 day 3 night work stay. (Longer MIGHT be possible in some cases; especially for the highly experienced)

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    A nicely finished smaller but newer "dry-cabin"; (see photos) with very hot shower and bathroom access in the main residence.

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    What else ...

    More important tho is that this is a project - - in development - - as in under construction and for that reason while your cabin is nicely finished the rest is quite rough and NOT for the nice-hotel's types; even some youth hostel types, but those used to some of the rougher hostels around the globe; that also tend to be the coolest, this will likely fit right in to what you've experienced before - because we do have both "attitude & gratitude".

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

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