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mallorca, baleares
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2000 m2
Persons: 1 - 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 22501
Country: Spain

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Last Updated: August 16, 2017

READY TO GROW HEALTHY FOOD, WORK HARD
& TUNE UP YOUR MUSICAL BEING ?

we are open !

perhaps you feel very alive and would like to share with us your interest in : nature, loosening up, building with wood, digging the earth, inner-music, creative improvisation, contact dance,
body awareness & ... silence ...

we are working with, learning & supporting
'permaculture' y 'musical eco-cultura sostenible' on the island of Mallorca en españa

we are fertilizing this space with happiness and enthusiasm.
Real laughter as well as deep concentration and flex ability are the most important tools in this eco-environment.

There are no classes here, no fixed program, but rather lots of little projects you can try out.
It's important to observe, listen very well and follow, often without specific instructions.

You will get the feel of it, if you are really interested and you can consult with us about any aspect of our experiment.

Within the helpx plan,
we can invite 1 or 2 volunteers at a time.

Please let us know if you have any experience with, or would especially enjoy :
'woofing', cooking, free style carpentry, fixing bicycles, maintaining solar energy sistems,
learning how to live well with less money
& how to feel great by 'doing it yourself'.

** right now we especially need help with cleaning, painting & organizing our living spaces, building an outdoor bathroom, cooking, planting & caring for our organic garden **

The idea is to understand by doing ... experimenting with vegetables, fruits, flowers and trees ... recycling, learning from each other, sharing, working alone, ecological construction, food preparation, cleaning up ...

You can work in order to learn how ! you can discover & explore work as pleasurable through creative activities. it all depends on you !

You can visit us as a volunteer,
with the possibility of staying on.

*** please note : at this time our cost for your food is not included (Por ahora, el costo de su comida no esta incluido). Also, there are special conditions for your introductory week which we can speak about in a telefone or skype call before confirming dates (Tambien hay condiciones especiales para su primera semana que ponemos clarificar en una conversacion telefonica o skype, antes de confirmar fechas).

To start with ...
our minimum visit is 14 days

(We are also looking for 1 or 2 individuals
to join our project on a more permanent basis)

Our experience is that ...

1. In the first week, with our general introductory guidance
you can begin to get a feel of what is going on here.

2. By the 2nd week, you may be able contribute something
of value both to yourself and the project.

... after that, if it feels comfortable and you are invited to stay on ... you can just relax and enjoy this inspiring island and your continuing discovery of the basic eco-systems in position here.

Those of us who live here permanently recieve no income from the farm. This is a shared project, both energetically and economically.

For the 1st & 2nd week of your visit, we offer free, what
those of us who live here pay for : land & house rental, water, electricity, plants, seeds, furniture, project materials, wood, cooking gas, tools, automotive fuel, oil, repairs, etc. and share
with invited guest volunteers our 'learning laboratory'.

In return, we ask for an average of 5 hrs p/day-6 days p/wk
(or pos. 6h p/day-5 days p/wk ) of your active involvment.

Sometimes we may work longer hours one day, if the weather or change of season needs an intense response
and have some free time another day.

* usually : mornings are free, with a meeting at 13:30h
jobs beginning around 14:30h, lunch at 16:30
siesta & final projects 17:30-21:30.

Working here ... on these projects ...
gives us the opportunity and freedom to learn by doing.

This is not a job and you will not be employees ...
but you will want to work because ...

We share this experiment as part of our
personal self-development ...

We hope you will be honest
giving your full measure of creative energy ...

Getting connected can be a natural high !

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Here's a little bit of our history.
and what inspired this project here in Mallorca :

In Capilla del Monte ( a village of musicians, artists and like minded individuals ... located in the hills of Córdoba, Argentina) I connected with an inspiring group of friends.

These generous individuals shared with me their books and good advice on 'permaculture', which is basically a practice of 'total ecology'.

Perhaps it is posible to integrate more with our universe by connecting with and caring for 'mother earth' ... her plants and some of the other creatures with whom we share this planet ... ´´

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Agricultura ecológica (en una finca compartida)
Compartimos: el campo, la casa, música interior y en vivo,
la huerta, comida sana, danza, silencio, alegría, limpieza y comodidad.

Hola voluntarios,
Aqui un poco de la historia sobre que ha inspirado nuestro
proyecto en Mallorca ...

En mi vivencia en Capilla del Monte, Cordoba Sierras, Argentina, he conectado con un centro de permacultura. Me han pasado libros importantes y algunas prácticas de permacultura: una forma de ecología total, integrando el amor de las plantas, la tierra (pacha mama), los seres humanos y todos los bichos con quien compartimos este planeta.
La idea es entender ... haciendo ... experimentando en la huerta biológica y construyendo con materiales naturales y reciclados.

Este centro de premacultura me inspiró para iniciar proyectos en la finca donde vivo y compartir con otros de corazón y alegría el reír y profundizar nuestra conectividad con la naturaleza ... aprendiendo uno del otro.

We have 2 rooms available for volunteers:
1 rm with 2 single beds
1 rm with a double.

Also, there are lots of common spaces, both inside & out.

**** Please bring your own sleeping sheet or sleeping bag ****

Tenemos 2 habitaciones para voluntarios:
1 hab con dos camas
1 hab con una cama doble.
Tambien hay muchos espacios al uso libre ... dentro y fuera

We are non-smokers, but you can smoke outside.

Its best to plan your 'general tourism' for before or after
your visit here.
To fully enjoy this musical environment, it's important that you are really interested in ecology, permaculture, waking up your body, improving your personal communication, sharing human warmth ... and ...
that you have the free time in your planning for the possibility of staying on longer than the minimum visit of 14 days.

we speak : spanish, english, french, dutch, mallorquin

To get here :
From the airport or ferry terminal,
you can take a local bus to plaza espanya.
Down some stairs, you will find the trains.
Purchase your ticket to 'estacion consell/alaro'.
Its about 20 min ... a lovely ride through the countryside
and costs about 2 euros.
Last train leaves palma at 22h

If you call us on your mob fone just before you get on the train
(also, there are public fones outside the palma train station)
we can come and pick you up
at the bus stop in the consell/alaro train station
some time after 14h.

We invite you to communicate with us ...
Please write & tell us about yourself,
... a little personal history ...
plus: what really interests you about this project
and what can you do to help out ?
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Este finca es un laboratorio de aprenticaje, un aventura vivencial para individuos motivados, que quieren/pueden trabajar ... en solitario y/o compartiendo con otros.

Aqui, trabajamos & aprendemos con intensidad y alegria.
En vez de turismo, nuestro enfoque es ecologia,
calor humano y 'permacultura'.

Aqui no hay ni clases ni un programa fijo, pero varios proyectos pequenos a probar. Por eso, es importante observar, escuchar muy atentamente y seguir lo que esta pasando, muchas veces sin ningun instrucciones especificos.
Si tienes ganas verdederas, te vas a captar la intencion. Su conexion personal a lo que haces es muy importante a nosotros.

Algunas de las actividades que puedes estar invitado
a compartir con nosotros son los siguientes:
música en vivo, danza, conciencia corporal, arte, artesanía,
limpieza de la casa, la compra y preparacion de la comida,
construccion ecologica con materiales naturales/recyclidos,
conversación, tranquilidad ... silencio.

Si quieres vivir en alegría, estas bienvenido aquí!

En la zona rústica de Santa María/Consell, Mallorca, España
puedes compartir una finca eco de 2000m ... energía solar, rodeada de palmeras, un molino, agua de pozo, piscina con peces y plantas, montañas, una huerta, y proyectos variados ecológicos en marcha.

Los espacios y vistas aquí son totalmente abiertas a quien sea, se puede llegar a pie, en bici o a caballo entre caminos de tierra de un pueblo a otro. La zona es muy verde y tranquila pero no muy lejos de la universidad UIB y Palma.

* Por favor no traiga mascotas
* Nosotros no fumamos
pero si eres fumador lo puedes fumar afuera.
* En relacion con el programa de helpx,
la estancia minima aqui es de 14 dias.
* Es posible de prorogar su visita
y eso es algo que ponemos hablar una vez que has
llegado y sentido el ambiente.
* Ahora somos 2 y buscamos 1 o 2 más
para vivir aqui en plan 'permanente'.

*** Por favor de llevar su propio sabana o saco a dormir ***
*** Please bring your own sleeping sheets or bag ***

Invitamos a todos a comunicarse con nosotros

con abrazos musicales !

Michael B, Jan, & Blondie

P.S.
please try to arrange your ticket to arrive at the airport before 19-20h. If you arrive too late for the last bus or train, there are taxis from the airport for around €40 ; let us know and possibly we can organize something special.

buen viaje !

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