You will have the opportunity to learn; natural building, permaculture techniques, planting, weeding, harvesting, greenhouse growing and care, wild crafting and gardening. These are just a few.
Please know that this is a work trade meaning it is important to me that you not only work but also gain knowledge and understanding in the areas that interest you most.
Work time is 5 hours a day in exchange for learning, meals and accommodations. You will provide your own work clothes, work gloves and boots (and all personal toiletry items). If you have your own computer there is Wifi.
We are not all work. Evening campfires, morning coffees on the deck, great food, loads of laughs and just plain old simple living are what our best days consist of.
THIS SUMMER COME SPEND 2 WEEKS ON OUR BEAUTIFUL 36 ACRE PROPERTY AND ENJOY OUR 200 YEAR OLD LOG HOME. WE ARE LOCATED 1 HOUR SOUTH OF OTTAWA AND 1 HOUR NORTH EAST OF KINGSTON. THIS PROPERTY IS HOME TO WORKSHOPS AND GATHERINGS, SHOULD YOUR STAY BE HAPPENING AT THE SAME TIME, YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN IN. OUR WORK TRADE PROGRAM RUNS IN 2 WEEK INCREMENTS WHICH WILL BEGIN IN MAY.
WE OFFER; A PRIVATE ROOM IN OUR HOME OR A SHARED (IF THERE ARE OTHERS HERE) TRAILER WITH TWO SINGLE BEDS. WHO KNOWS, A TREEHOUSE MAY ALSO BE READY WHEN YOU ARE HERE. INTERNET ACCESS AND HOT SHOWERS. OUR HOME IS A LOG HOUSE STRUCTURE WITH ALL MODERN CONVENIENCES ON 36 ACRES. FOOD WILL BE HEALTHY AND SIMPLE. WE DON’T TAKE LIFE TO SERIOUSLY SO COME READY TO SMILE AND LAUGH.
PROJECTS FOR 2020:
TREE HOUSE LIVING PROJECTS, WOODLAND TRAILS, OUTDOOR BATHROOM USING NATURAL BUILDING TECHNIQUES.
YOU MAY BE HELPING WITH GARDENS (PLANTING/HARVESTING/WEEDING), TRAIL MAINTENANCE, ECO PROJECTS THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF A WORKSHOP IN TREEHOUSE CONSTRUCTION. WE EXPECT ALL EVERYONE TO HELP WITH ALL MEALS, COOKING AS WELL AS PREPARING FOR MEALS AND CLEANING UP.
ANGIE IS A CERTIFIED PERMACULTURE DESIGNER AND EDUCATOR. OUR PROPERTY IS DESIGNED WITH PERMACULTURE IN MIND AND SUSTAINABILITY IS OUR FOCUS. SOME WORK WILL BE QUITE PHYSICAL. WEEDING, CULTIVATING PLANTS, HARVESTING AND CLEARING TRAILS ARE SOME OF THE MORE PHYSICAL TASKS.
THOSE APPLYING FOR THE WORK TRADE SHOULD HAVE GOOD INITIATIVE AND WORK ETHICS AND BE SELF-STARTERS.
PLEASE COME PREPARED FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER SUCH AS RAIN OR MUD. WE DANCE, PLAY AND WORK IN THE RAIN. 'THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS BAD WEATHER - JUST BAD CLOTHES!' COME PREPARED.
YES, THERE ARE MOSQUITOES, PLEASE COME PREPARED (INSECT REPELLENT ETC)
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