Help with garden and indoor projects in East Lothian, Scotland

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Gran Bretaña

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    04/07/2022

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Hello,

    We are Amelia and Adam and we would be your hosts. I’m a Teaching Fellow at the University of Edinburgh (English and the Sociology of Education) and Adam is a Biodynamic Cranial Osteopath. We have a farmhouse and woodland plot in East Lothian which we are making into a permaculture project. We are at the beginning of the process but the plot will have fruit and nut trees, vegetables and herb beds, bees, chickens and ducks. Our interests are sustainability, foraging, biodynamic gardening, herbalism, permaculture, surfing, yoga, holistic health, books, cultures, activism, design, cooking and just hanging out. Accommodation is in a cabin/outhouse on the land so you can have your own space. Two week short stays are preferable rather than long term helping.

    We moved here after many years of travel, working, volunteering, and learning and now we have a young family and are setting up life on the farm. We chose this spot because Adam is a surfer (it is close to the coast) and I’ve always wanted a wee bit of land after living on permaculture projects in Spain and Latin America. I was inspired a lot by Satish Kumar as a kid and we have wandered for a while and landed here, which is nice! The beaches and surrounding areas here are beautiful. Dunbar and North Berwick are within cycling distance. Belhaven is a great beginner surf spot and the beach and woodland at Tyninghame is wonderful for walking. Our plot is close to the city of Edinburgh too (25 mins by train) so you can enjoy the city too.

    We welcome people who are happy being practical / doing physical help and who can ideally bring their skills to the table. In return we can share our space and a lot of experience. We have both travelled the world working as professionals but also volunteering on organic farms and as holistic health practitioners (yoga, osteo, massage, talking treatment). We’ve spent a lot of time enjoying life as well as working hard. We love meeting interesting people, and we are very open to hearing your story and learning from you.

    Hope to see you soon,

    A & A

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Enseñanza
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    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

    We are a relatively skilled couple and can help you learn about sustainability, higher order thinking, foraging, biodynamic gardening, herbalism, permaculture, surfing, yoga, holistic health, books, cultures, activism, design, cooking. Language skills can be taught. The place is like a woodland secret garden so it's a pretty cool space to hang out in.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We welcome helpers to help with general land and property maintenance such as building and planting vegetable beds, making compost, chopping wood, weeding, lifting stones, planting trees, painting inside and outside, cutting hedges, cleaning decking, building/mending chicken coops, cooking meals and playing ball with small children (two busy boys).

    We would like to exchange accommodation and food for five hours of help per day, five days per week. This gives the helpers 2 full days to enjoy the area. Ideally people would stay for two weeks. I can help improve your English while you stay if English is your non-native language.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Intermedio

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    English and Spanish

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Wooden cabin in the garden. Bathroom in the main house. Spare room in house in colder months.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    The beaches and surrounding areas here are beautiful. Dunbar and North Berwick are within cycling distance. Belhaven is a great beginner surf spot and the beach and woodland at Tyninghame is wonderful for walking. Our plot is close to the city of Edinburgh too (25 mins by train) so you can enjoy the city too.

  • 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

    Digital nomads are welcome but we are only looking for short term stays of up to two weeks. Please come with your own data pack.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Space in woods for a van.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Dos

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    Horas esperadas

    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: (5.0)

Comunicación: (5.0)








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