We’re a small family of four (husband, wife and two little boys) who have been living completely off grid in a (very) remote part of CA’s national forest on over 200 acres that they own (it’s grandfathered into the forest). We’ve been hosting folks primarily through wwoofusa.org teaching homesteading skills (from canning to milling…you name it) for over 8 years. We’re good people with solid references…we expect the same. Looking for someone who is willing to lend a helping hand anytime between May-October with projects around the homestead in exchange for experience/food/board (a seperate mini house is currently being built…). 

Please message me here with an email address so that I can send more info.  

 

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10 Responses to “Looking to get away from it all and get some experience?”

  1. Martin Germain

    I’m looking for a community in Virginia ran by a woman named Sandra. My number is 1-928-715-8339 I’m Martin Germain. I have spoken to her twice, but have had to put off move. My lease is up in February 28 and we will be heading your way. We have our own garanteed income and have vast knowledge on different construction projects. We are both in our mid 50s and good hands to have around. Sandra please contact me. Or anyone else who is looking for good help.

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  2. Bw4lker

    Hello! My name is Bryan, I’m 22 & have worked many jobs from manual labor to engineering design. I’m an extremely interested in becoming a productive member of a like-minded community. I am an intrinsically motivated, strong, and resourceful person as well as being a compassionate team member. I currently live in SE KS and would love the chance to become an integral part of your groups dream. I can send a resume if that’s your style, but truthfully I yearn for purpose and a closer connection to the earth. Thankyou for your time

    6207785287 if you have any interest

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  3. Tina

    Looking for a friend.
    Please contact me via email.
    Have questions about your homestead. thank you!

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  4. Mara

    Hmmm … Were we supposed to put our email addy in the body of the email? (Grin) My bad! Sorry! Royalcolorsintl@hotmail.com
    Mara

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  5. Mara

    Hi!
    Single woman in 50s hoping to exchange old fashioned arts like cooking from REAL scratch (like grinding the flour and making pasta by hand), canning, making soap, candles, clothing, household goods, bricks for building, and furniture, rendering and distilling, weaving, and a list of other almost forgotten arts. Have full compliment of carpenters tools and the skill that goes with them, and a generator to power those that need it. Ex army nurse turned herbal healer. I’m mostly a design artist, so most of that is easy for me. I have other skills I can contribute to include a strong hard working body. Figured those are the skills you’re Looking for. Looking to trade any and all of my skills for a spot. I’m in the Buffalo, NY area. So I’m very used to our weather. Don’t know what else you want to know but ask, I might have it, have the skill, or have the book (real and/or MP3) for it. Thanks!

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  6. Ilya and Lauren

    Hello! I am a micro computer engineer / general contractor and builder, my wife is a yoga instructor / wellness coach. We are in our early 30s and are going around the country learning how to build our future homestead while helping people with theirs. Please let me know if you have any immediate openings for my wife and i. I can help with every part of constructions / renovations including solar and electrical repairs. Also have an old ASE mechanic certification that i have not renewed in a few years, but yes engine work as well. Thank you!

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    • Keith Stewart

      My name is Keith I live in Amarillo at the time, but my wife is wanting to move to Georgia and start an off the grid set up. I own and operate a successful landscaping company. I have a teaching degree for Texas and I am qualified to coach at the collegiate level in track and field events. I also coach gymnastics and have an interest in health and nutrition. I am certified and trained in irrigation and have my Texas irrigators license ( currently being renewed). I have a lot of equipment such as mowers, bucket truck, tillers, tractors, trucks , enclosed trailers, trailers, snow plows, tools etc. Have other Christian or believing friends that are also interested in gaining their freedoms back from the government and big business.

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  7. Yahsharayla

    I have a family of 6 and were living in state parks we left our house because we were told by the Holy spirit to get out the citt please enail me we need help to get there
    Lashonda1982@gmail.com
    Or contact by phone 334 400 91 95

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  8. Rainman

    Interested in learning more! Please email me at rainjordan17@gmail.com
    #muchlove #keepshining

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    • Karen Morgan-Palermo

      Wow.. your family sounds amazing and what you are doing doing for our society and your family. My name is Karen and I am living in Santa Monica currently with my 12 year old daughter and my sister, Barbie. We have been desiring to learn new skills and put them into good use! Slowly we have been changing and adapting to a much cleaner and better way of life. Our other sister lives off the grid but doesn’t like socializing like we do. We are all about sharing and helping but we have not found others like that yet still trying. Not giving up! We are easy to get along with and pull our load. My daughter I home school. Would like to know more please.. aantazy@aol.com thanks

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