From: United States
Armenia, Australia, Bolivia, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey, United States, Vietnam
01/03/2020 - 01/05/2021
We are Meghan and Robby (27 years old), an adventurous, joyful couple excited to learn by engaging with our ever changing surroundings.
We met going to university in the USA in 2013 and have been on a journey together ever since.
Robby is an easy-going handy man full of creative solutions.
He has been working as an arborist, climbing and caring for trees since 2017 in Chicago, IL.
Meg (Meghan) is an enthusiastic, determined woman who cares about people and the environment.
She has a degree in Soil and Crop Sciences and has been working as a Lead Garden Educator since 2016, creating beautiful and productive organic vegetable gardens and educating on the benefits.
We are both passionate about the environment, health and wellness, and the power of community.
We enjoy food and drink, music, spending time in nature, playing cards, reading, cooking, and sharing stories. Most of all, our intention is to connect with others, our environment, and ourselves.
We are interested in being self sufficient in the future and are eager to learn from others.
We are looking for a host to help us build upon and learn new skills such as:
-mushroom growing and foraging
-wine and beer making
-ethical animal husbandry
-permaculture and closed loop systems
-organic growing practices around the world (rice, coffee)
We are looking for a host that is:
-willing to teach and help us explore a new world!
-will provide food and accommodations in exchange for work
In return, we will:
-bring enthusiasm and laughter
-be open minded and approachable :)
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
-organic gardening skills: soil preparation, weeding, seeding, pruning, thinning, transplanting, and harvesting
-garden design and planning
-creating drip irrigation systems
-farmers market sales
-beekeeping (langstroth and top bar hive)
-worked with chickens and goats (loves animals)
-strong communication skills
-skills educating children and adults how to grow organic food
-tree pruning, climbing, rope work
-certified in agricultural chemicals
-proficient with chain saws, tractors,
-class C drivers license
-experience fixing bikes and cars
-wilderness leadership skills
mother tongue is English, some German, some French
28 & 28
We are blessed to have the opportunity to travel and experience life around the world!
We've had amazing experiences participating in work exchange programs and want to continue to do so.
Our workaway/ helpx/ WOOF experience is:
-3 months in Colorado 2013 organic farming
-1 month Israel 2016 goat herding
-1 month New Zealand 2017 beekeeping
-1 month Japan 2018 organic gardening
Special dietary requirements