Help on our small permaculture, family homestead in Portland, USA

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    19/09/2021

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  2021 

 Estancia mínima:  Al menos 2 semanas

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    My name is Julie and my husband's name is Patrick. We have three daughters ages 4, 8, 15, and 3 sons ages 10, 13 and 17. The other residents include 2 goats, 2 dogs, 2 cats and multiplying chicken flock family living in the Portland Oregon area just north of the Colombia River in Vancouver, WA. We are 20-30 minutes from Downtown Portland. We are life learners / wild schoolers / TJed homeschoolers and engage with our local community as much as we can. My husband works full time and then some nearby.

    We live on a beautiful 5 acre property including a picturesque river with a swimming hole that we love to share with others. We especially love hosting Workawayers and gleaning from your experiences and interests! We learn so much from meeting people from all walks of life and benefit so much from the cultural exchange!
    We are especially excited about all the benefits that come from learning all about you, and your home. It's like traveling without going anywhere!
    We also welcome opportunities to learn about the Pacific Northwest together when possible and are located in a great location with many wonderful places to explore nearby.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Enseñanza
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    By staying with us you will be able to engage in a more in depth cultural experience of the Pacific Northwest. We are working hard to create our homestead using a sustainable design practices as we manage our stewardship while creating experiences for learners of all ages.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We would love to have your help with our homestead, especially growing food, maintaining our home, landscaping and building. Some current projects include building a bunk house in our forest, butchering chickens, building an outdoor shower working on our outdoor kitchen, working on building a cob oven, adding steps down our hill, installing swales on contour, setting up animal paddocks, doing repairs on our older cottage and expanding the garden area. There are also some cleaning tasks, random tasks that relate to having a big family, cooking, wildcrafting, gardening, farm work and sharing what you love with our children.

    When you introduce yourself, I would love to know what kind of work you prefer and what you want to learn more about. We are flexible and will love designing your experience so that it compliments your particular interests while also helping our household's various goals most of the time.

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    Inglés: Fluido

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  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    We offer your own small 1978 camper trailer. There is also an option for tent for camping using our tents, compost toilet, outdoor shower and outdoor kitchen in our beautiful, serene the forest just a short walk from the river that is best enjoyed from Late Spring to Early Fall! There is a communal fire pit also.

    We are willing to host those who have concerns about Covid and are willing to offer outdoor work and experiences, although the cultural exchange is more difficult. We as a family rely heavily on natural immunity and are not concerned about socializing and close interaction, especially with those staying on our property. If you choose the shot, please take it several weeks before coming.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Our location is ideal for travelers who want easy access to everything Portland offers. This is a perfect opportunity for friends traveling together, couples, and families. Borrow one of the bikes while staying just outside of town along a beautiful country road just minutes from town/ shopping. Take a day trip to Portland by bus or car. Unless you are looking to use Uber or Lyft while in town we recommend renting a vehicle in order to take advantage of your stay out here. I can also drive you to the bus stop on occasion and take you on errands when we go.


    We are close to nature areas, trails and tourist locations.
    Our daily life includes the children and attempting to keep things in order and feed people. We eat primarily organic, whole, local food in season that is fairly simple. We love eating food and herbs grown in our garden and eggs from our hens when they are not molting or too hot or cold. Our garden is a learning garden so it only supplements our diet, but some things are plentiful at times! Patrick is vegetarian asside from eggs and fish and the rest of us are omnivores who eat locally, raised humanely raised meat sparingly.

    I am often heading out for homeschool related activities, schooling, working around the property in the or spending time at the creek in the afternoon during the summer. Patrick has a very heavy work load but tries to join us in the evening and on the weekend when possible. When at home we are playing, learning, cleaning, and cooking for the most part. We have a nice group of friends we get together with regularly, and often go camping when the weather is right and would love to have you join us if you are interested.

    We expect our guests to not smoke and drink anywhere near the house or take drugs. We personally abstain from alcohol and cigarettes but if it remains at your campsite and you doing responsibly, it is your choice. We are striving to create a wholesome environment for our kids. We live a busy, often crazy and fun life. Still, having 6 dynamic and primarily extroverted children can be dramatic and wild at times! Come join the fun!

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    There is not wi-fi in our trailer but it is available in our sitting area next to the house upon request.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Almost any size can park here depending on availability! There will be less work hours if you provide your own lodging or camp.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    Let's talk to see if your pets can be accommodated here! I am open to the possibility.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

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

Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (4.7)

Comunicación: (5.0)












Número de referencia de anfitrión: 574814323228