Small organic farm hosting learning opportunities in idyllic setting near Fort Worth, Texas

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    Última actividad

    04/12/2021

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Formerly the 1920s homestead of what was a larger property, the garden’s soil is ideal yet many years of bermuda grass have left it nutrient poor and compacted so we’re enjoying building back its health. Yesteryear’s tired barbed wire taken down, tight and square fencing going up?

    The improved land is half cover crops, vegetables, berries, and fruit trees with other half for goats, donkeys, chickens, geese, ducks, and rabbits with ~12 bee hives inbetween. Our practices are based on some great books I’ll share on permaculture and I like to think nearing biodynamic farming.

    The natural environment here is something special. We pinch ourselves regularly in disbelief to be its stewards. It pokes and bites us back so we’re quite sure this isn’t entirely a dream. Two sides of our triangular property are connecting wet creeks in the Western Cross Timbers ecoregion of Texas. The property has operated as one of the original beneficiaries of the Texas county tax appraisal exemption based on wildlife management. Our land use is now agricultural specific to bees but we voluntarily follow a wildlife mgmt plan in addition. We continue to foster the reclaimed prairie’s native diversity. Multiple forest paths have been selectively cleared and welcomed guests may explore.

    Guests stay in a 1968 Airstream Land Yacht Trade Wind 24D with 2 full beds/sofas and bathroom. A tipi is available too if interested.

    We eat organic whenever possible. Two of the three of us are gluten, semi-dairy and soy-free so we’re understanding in accommodation to others’ diets.

    Our farm is a few miles south of Weatherford, Texas and 30 minutes west of Fort Worth, Dallas is 1 hr 15 minutes, Austin is 3 hours, Mexican border is 6 hours, New Orleans is 8 hours, Santa Fe/Taos is 10 hours, Denver is 12 hours

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Enseñanza
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • 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

    Pleasant farm conversation with native Texans. Or domestic livestock and wildlife chit chat if preferred.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Opportunities abound. All things gardening, rainwater collection, drip, swales, bee hives, beneficials, pests, domestic animals, fostering wildlife, tractor breaking, tractor fixing, building of fence, barn and other structures, including bringing back to life the farm’s 1930’s era flagstone swimming hole for the surrounding area. Originally spring creek-fed but dam long busted and feeder pipe tight with sediment we’ve opted for an acequia*️️️️️️-inspired system to capture surface runoff along a long slope that includes our garden. Now, beyond entertainment and wildlife it is on its way to do its part in an open aquaponics system.


    *️️️️️️acequia -An acequia (Spanish: [aˈθekja]) or séquia (Valencian: [ˈsɛkia]) is a community-operated watercourse used in Spain and former Spanish colonies in the Americas for irrigation. Particularly in Spain, the Andes, northern Mexico, and the modern-day American Southwest, acequias are usually historically engineered canals that carry snow runoff or river water to distant fields. It can also refer to the long central pool in a Moorish garden, such as the Generalife in the Alhambra in Southern Iberia.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Intermedio

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  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Guests stay in a 1968 Airstream Land Yacht Trade Wind 24D with 2 full beds/sofas and bathroom. Her name is Betty Beau Jangles. A tipi is available too if interested.

  • 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

    Good wifi and privacy

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • ¿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




Número de referencia de anfitrión: 845429293979