Help on our avocado orchard & food forest and learn about construction, farming and self development in Kauai, Hawaii

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Estados Unidos

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    Última actividad

    28/07/2021

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  2021 

 Estancia mínima:  1 mes o más

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Aloha!

    We are a small, private farm and homestead. We grow medicinal herbs and produce for personal use on the farm.

    We are a 5-acre organic farm located in Anahola on the island of Kauai. Our vision for this land is to create a living ecosystem, which involves a harmonious integration of micro-organisms in the soil, biodiversity of plant life, and the community and animals which inhabit this land. We are a small, private farm and homestead. We grow medicinal herbs and produce for personal use on the farm.

    We create our own compost and compost tea, we strive to grow with the resources we can create on the land, to keep the to the micro and macro biomes created on the land integrally circulating. Eventually the farm would like to expand into an education center for herbal studies, though for now we provide enough foods and medicines for our helpers and family.

    We have a thriving avocado orchard and a diverse grove of fruit trees in our food forest. These resources will be provided to helpers for nourishment along with room and board. We have a newly renovated community kitchen, with stoves, ovens, and lots of counter and table space for cooking community meals :) There is a heated outdoor shower onsite, as well as running water and flush toilets. Each of the cabins for the Workawayers has electricity, and wifi can be provided if it is necessary. Though we often like to keep our footprint small and focus on the beautiful land growing around us!

    We are looking for individuals with a passion for herbalism, planting, and getting their hands dirty!

    We are looking for experienced helpers who have a strong wish to cultivate awareness around every action they do. We want someone who is interested in lowering their carbon footprint, cultivating the intricate balance of nature, consciously and respectfully communicating with the beings they live with. People who are passionate about keeping shared spaces organized, caring about their own bodies, and being enthusiastic about working to make a difference in this world by raising the planet's vibration are welcome.

    Farm Activities (after work we relax, heal, and play!):
    Two world-class beaches are a 10-15 minute bike rides away.
    We have bikes to use
    Every week we go into town together to buy fresh food from the farmer's markets
    On the weekends we often get together and watch a film on the farm movie theatre!
    We also enjoy going to Ecstatic Dance, breathwork shops, and other offers on the island

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda en una granja
    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

    You will have the opportunity to put your skills to work and expand your knowledge regarding organic farming in a tropical environment.
    Outside of the farm, you will have the chance to explore all that Kauai has to offer. There is much hiking to be done as well as beaches to checkout and a variety of water sports to try your hand. There is a rich Hawaiian culture to be exposed to and much to learn about the local medicinal and edible plants of Hawaii.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We are looking for individuals interested in helping who possess prior knowledge and experience in building small structures.

    We are looking for a jack or Jane of all trades! Even though our main interests are gardening, we hope to attract individuals who have a variety of skills to contribute. We value drama-free hard workers to help us build the infrastructure we need to really thrive. Looking for individuals who are able to make a commitment of 3-6 months, though this is open to negotiation.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Private cabin.

    ~ We are a vegetarian and vegan-friendly farm, though we are open to dietary exceptions with the acknowledgement and respect.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Workers will be expected to contribute 5 focused hours of work, 5 days a week, allowing for plenty of time to adventure and relax. This will be in exchange for your private shelter, access to kitchen, hot shower, washer, wifi and common area Structure for a yoga and meditation space is in the planning stages...perhaps you could help with that :)

  • 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

  • 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

    5 hours per weekday, 25 hours per week





Número de referencia de anfitrión: 856645422828