Learn about sustainability while helping out at our off-grid homestead in beautiful Northern California, USA


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  • Descripción


    Nestled in the coastal range of Mendocino County, California (about 45 minutes west of Ukiah) we are establishing a small farm and wildlife sanctuary.  Based on principles of sustainability & permaculture our expanding ridge top garden and orchards consist of a variety of fruits, veggies, herbs and flowers. We are a vegetarian household living very simply off the grid. Our homestead is remote.

    Andreas runs his own solar company and installs both off-grid and grid tied photovoltaic systems. He has a background in mechanical engineering and is originally from Germany. I (Laura) have a background in teaching. I have taught in four countries. Currently, I am working at a local hot springs resort. Andreas and I both love to travel. We met in the Philippines and traveled between the U.S.A. and Germany for five years before purchasing land in Mendocino County.

    WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH A SENSE OF BUILDING TO HELP OUT SPRING THRU FALL 2022. We would like help with a small structure which will act as a sleeping quarters for those who come to help out on the land.


  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

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

  • 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

    Come learn how to live off the grid, grow and process organic food, harvest local wild foods, make herbal products and become a land steward. Learn even more about our lifestyle creating meals and eating together at times. Conversational language practice is available throughout the day. At times we may also be working on a green building project as well.

  • Ayuda


    Aside from garden and orchard tasks additional projects may include gathering seaweed and other native wild foods, cooking, canning, fermenting foods, making herbal preparations, habitat restoration, brush and trail clearing, small scale green building and learning how to build and maintain an off grid infrastructure and solar system. We will be sharing our knowledge and give clear directions on how to do many of the above mentioned tasks which will often be carried out with one of us or another helper.

    We are looking for self-starters  who are open minded, love to help outdoors, want to unplug and would enjoy the serenity of a mountain forest.  If you have ever thought you might like to homestead or purchase raw land then our farm would be a good place to visit.  If you are looking for a commercial farm you will not find it here.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Alemán: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Principiante

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    I am interested in learning conversational Spanish.

  • Alojamiento


    RV/Camper parking is available. We can provide an indoor sleeping space in the winter, but please be prepared to camp during the dry season. We can provide a tent and sleeping bag, but due to Covid 19 we recommend that you bring your own.


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    Our idea of entertainment is reading, hiking, sunbathing, stargazing, drumming and conversing around the campfire.

    Things to do in the area include enjoying the local hot springs, virgin redwood groves, rivers, beaches and historic coastal towns. Having your own car is helpful but not necessary. We can pick you up in Ukiah or Mendocino. A weekly trip into town is available.

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    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    We have space for vans and small travel trailers, however access to our homestead is via 1.2 miles of dirt road.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 632736969789