Volunteer at a permaculture project in Cholla-nam-do, South Korea



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 2 semanas



  • Descrição


    The long-term goal is to design and build an inspiring permaculture project that demonstrates on a small scale how to create a resilient life style coexisting with nature. It is a challenging aspiration as the reality of construction material costs have risen drastically and finding affordable skilled labor in natural earthen building is increasingly difficult. The volunteers have helped immensely to develop this project forward.
    Last year, I bought a small land in a remote village and started renovation on an old house originally built in 1957. It is a hanok house, traditional Korean wood and earth architecture, and includes a kudeul room, radiated earthen floor through a wood fired flue system that is unique to Korea. Most of the renovation is finished. Remaining work within the house is interior wood work and detailing of the kitchen. Future aspirations include demonstration gardens, outdoor kitchen, earth oven, compost toilet, outdoor shower/ bath, new water system piping spring water from the mountains on to the land. Slowly the dream is being manifested. The masterplan design for this small project is still in progress.
    Recently just started seedlings and design for a new garden space that can be constructed in the spring. Hoping to grow a variety of veggies, salad greens and herbs with a farm to table concept in mind.
    The main help needed at the moment is construction, carpentry and decorative work, design build of the kitchen and interior spaces. Also cement and piping work for an outdoor pond for grey water system. I am looking for strong people who can handle physical work and have some skills with carpentry tools or a high interest in construction and woodworking. The secondary work is maintaining the garden spaces and in cleaning the guesthouse for several months for a long term stay. I receive alot of requests from those interested but please message me only if you have a serious interest and some experience is a plus.
    If you’re keen on permaculture, this place is waiting for you!

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Projetos artísticos
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral
    Ajuda com computadores/internet
  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Travelers can learn about permaculture in the local korea context. esp about the wild mountains greens foraged in these high mountains which is why the regional Cholla-nam-do food is famous. they can experience the local life and famous history of the jirisan mountains. There are many beautiful temples, hikes and scenic sunset viewpoints high in the mountains overlooking the samjigang river.
    The owner of the project is Korean-American, born in Cholla-nam-do, Korea and raised in the US. She returned to Korea as an adult and decided to settle here. She is managing the work alone without a partner or nearby family which has its challenges. The numerous volunteers who have come through last year, not only gave valuable support but have taught her about the universal connections and struggles and joys in life. They have become her transient community. This project has evolved immensely through their enthusiastic help and has been such a blessing.
    She is a fellow wanderluster herself, curious about other cultures and ways of life. Her extensive travels around the world have often been more an inner journey to expand deeper understandings and shared connections into our humanity.

  • Ajuda


    If you are highly motivated and can take self initiative on creative projects with interests in sustainable living, natural farming, natural building, alternative energy, water systems, permaculture land design, handcrafts, farm to table - cooking directly from the garden, alternative education, foraging wild edibles, etc. then this might be a good fit for you!
    Please keep in mind, this is not an established project, it is in progress and on a very small scale.

    The work varies from day to day based on the weather and needs. Please specify which skill sets you can offer, work experiences you have so far gained and what interests you would like to develop or learn.

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Korean: Intermediário

  • Acomodação


    Depending on the time of volunteering, accommodations are either dormitory style large room or private small room for two. It has traditional Korean style sleeping on the floor so there are no beds, just yoga mat or floor futons with blankets. If you have your own sleeping bag, good to bring. Facilities are modern with hot water and heated floors.

    But if you prefer the outdoors and have your own tent, there is space to camp out under the stars nearby!

    *there is high speed WiFi Internet here, but you may want your own data plan if you’re moving around Korea before or after coming here.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    The landscape is stunning and there is much to explore if you are a nature mountain lover. Depending on the work at the time, volunteers will have afternoons or mornings free and certain free days to explore the area as they wish. There is a local bus nearby that runs hourly. If we have time, we can also see some other projects or scenic sites by car!

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Este anfitrião pode fornecer espaço para vans.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

  • ...

    Horas previstas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 719226263759

Comentário (7)


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