The project involves helping cultivate a half acre property near the banks of the Columbia river. The goal is to revive much of the natural ecosystems as well as create a regenerative food forest and garden that provides nutrients to members of every kingdom- human, animal, myco, plants, insect or otherwise. Techniques for mitigating various types of polutions suchs as noise, air, and water will be considered.
Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
Cocinar para toda la familia
Travelers will benefit from learning opportunities suchs as
-Guitar, keyboard/piano, percussion
-English speaking and writing
No qualifications are mandatory other than the desire to learn, research, question, reevaluate, improve. Good communication skills are also important. Looking for assistance on several projects both one offs and on going.
- Planting, transplanting, seeding, propagation
- Integrated pest management and pruning
- Composting and waste management
- Moss and fungi cultivation
- Hemp and orchard management
- Harvesting and processing produce
- Painting walls
- Documentation and Research
- House work such as cooking, cleaning, organizing
Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
Interested in becoming better at Spanish and Chinese. Happy to provide english language assistance.
Share room and bathroom. May have a private space for some periods of the stay
Helpers are welcome to enjoy any part of the half acre property to relax, do other work, use the internet, meditate, play music, exercise or whatever helps them maintain their own daily balance.
The waterfront is a quick 5 minute walk and is a great place to spend time and meet locals. A bicycle will be provided to get around. There is also a bus system, but it’s about a 3km walk.
Weekend excursions are optional, but include hiking, biking , van camping , visit nearby downs, and many other nature oriented excursions. Typically we’ll go to the main Portland farmers market every Saturday morning. As venues open up there will be more opportunities in the city as well.
Vancouver is a smaller city vibe next to a vibrant culturally rich city, Portland. Both cities have historic sites such as Pittock Mansion and Fort Vancouver. Portland is known for its garden and is known as “Rose City”, so don’t forget to stop and smell the roses.
The house is:
Minutes walk to river beach
10 minute drive to airport
3km - nearest organic market
2.5km - coffee shop
6km - Vancouver waterfront center
8km - Portland
1 hour drive to Hood River
~2 hours to Hood mountain, Mt St Helen, the Pacific Ocean
Other tools and recreational items
-access to a paddleboard and a kayak
-Garage with range of power and manual tools/ space for crafting
-Photo studio lighting and space
-Oil infusion machine
Acceso a Internet
Acceso a Internet limitado
Puede alojar familias
900MBPS internet, plenty of speed and coverage anywhere in the house. Built in desk space is available with view of the garden
15 hours per week. There is flexibility in time, but time good management is expected.