Sustainable living, low impact, low cost

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Sustainable living, low impact, low cost

  • Marker details
  • Descriptionliving a simple life, re purpose and recycle build projects, garden, veg area. Eco building and living as much as possible. Trying to live with as little money as possible, being self sufficient but it is a long term project.
    Looking for someone interested in longer term type help, who will see the results of their labour, like starting up animals from scratch, reclaiming land for growing crops and fodder, growing our own firewood, building an all seasonal vegetable area etc.
  • LocationBulgaria, Gabrovo, Grablevtsi

  • Work
  • Type of work Building
    Cooking / Shopping
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
    Help with eco project
  • Hours per day 5 hrs a day, 5 days a week. Depending on weather, when very hot we tend to work early morning and late evening and siesta during midday. Sometimes, we just dont feel like working, so put in extra time on other days to make up! It's relaxed and flexible.
  • Work requirements: Must be physically strong, you will be doing the work I cannot manage as a female. Must be familiar with power tools, garden strimmer/weed whacker and chainsaw. Very much a can do attitude, basic knowledge of animal husbandry and growing food. New age self sufficient, free living lifestyle. Long term ok.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: Various
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English, Afrikaans
  • Has pets? 2 dogs, 3 cats
  • Smokes at home? Yes
  • Accommodation: spare bedroom with double bed, 2nd spare bedroom still to be decorated and bed assembled, fold down bed sofa in living room. Bathroom fully functioning, outdoor solar shower, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities etc.
  • Additional info
  • Possibly of obtaining cottage next door and establishing long term arrangement for right persons.