We live off-grid and have 30 beautiful acres in the Pine Ridge Forest in NW Nebraska. Our land borders 1800 acres of Public Land so there is plenty of hiking, biking and exploring. We are a couple in our 50’s and all of our kids have left the nest. About 20 years ago we left our good paying jobs because we had a vision of living more sustainable, responsible, and freer lives. We are now self-employed and work in the renewable energy industry. There is always a lot of work to do on the homestead, but we are also laid back and know that life is short and you need to enjoy it while you can. We try to live in the moment as much as possible. We are open-minded and accepting of others beliefs and lifestyle choices.
We are looking for someone interested in helping out on our homestead, which seems to always be a work in progress. Male, female, or a couple would be fine, but must have a desire to work and learn, and be able to deal with the lifestyle and different weather conditions. We need help with basic homesteading chores like gardening, harvesting, and processing food, collecting and splitting wood, animal care, construction, and other various projects. You can also learn about solar and wind as well.
Work in exchange for a place to stay and help yourself to the garden. There are plenty of places to camp primitively with beautiful views, or if our camper is available you can stay there. It is about 200 square feet, retro-fitted with a wood stove for heating, composting toilet, heat your own bucket shower or use our outdoor solar shower in the summer. The camper has its own mini-solar set up for basic electrical needs. Would be good for a single person or a couple.
As far as length of stay, we would have to give it a week or two to see how we get along. If we are a good fit for each other, we could talk about a longer type of situation.
Let us know if you’re interested!
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