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All Year: Part time
Area (ha):
Persons: 2 to 4
Category: Other
Host ID: 26803
Country: Spain

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Last Updated: July 8, 2017

Hello wood- & music-friends,
my name is Tim Bernhardt, I'm a german artist and a musical instruments maker. Since the making of my very first drum in 1993, today my work reflects more than 20 years of a life passionately dedicated to the elaboration of musical instruments and all kinds of innovative products made from the unique and 100% sustainable 'Wood of the Desert'.

Obtained from the Agave plant, which is well integrated in Mexican culture since over 10.000 years, this incomparable material is a true 100% sostainable resource from the only desert in Europe which is beautiful, durable, easy to process, it has great educational value and endless possibilities…

In 2008, together with a small colective, I founded the Agave-School (Pita-Escuela), a school and association for Music, Nature & Life. We are located in a little eco-village, a green oasis in the most arid area in Europe, where the Agave plant has become a symbol for our region and where we live off-grid with self-sustainable water and power supply.

As we have a great stock of selected raw material, we are currently expanding our project by training producers and salesperson (markets & online). The aim is to include others into the project, to open a wider market and to create awareness for sostainable and handcrafted products from the desert.

Especially WE ARE LOOKING FOR SKILLED WOOD-WORKERS (or people who want to become that) with self-initiative and an advanced desire to grow, learn, share and to explore a new and sostainable material. As well we welcome anybody who is good in online-sales and social media.

The conditions for the PARTICIPATION AS A VOLUNTEER are to be agreed individually. If you are interested, please contact us to start a conversation, we'd be happy to recieve your message.

All the best, peace & love,
Timbe

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