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Host ID: 26803
Country: Spain

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Last Updated: February 12, 2019

Hello wood-working, nature and music-friends!!
People call me Timbe, I`m a german artist, innovator, educator, dreamer, musician and musical instruments maker with 25 years of experience. My speciality is the `wood of the desert` - 100% Agave.

In 2008 I founded the Agave-School (Pita-Escuela), a center for environmental artistic education registrated as a non-profit organization mainly focused on wood-work, music, nature and sostainable living. Located in a green oasis of a Natural Park, in the most arid area in Europe, our center is found in the heart of an eco-village where we live off-grid with self-sustainable water and power supply.

Our center provides environmental education based on arts creation, nature and music. In the last years the experience of our work has prooved a positive impact on the creation of environmental awareness in our visitors, which makes us see our initiative as an important building block in the development of a society that is thinking sustainably and future-oriented.

In order to get more people visiting our project OUR CENTER NEEDS SKILLS IN:
Marketing, planing-, financing-, and funding strategy, social media, web-design, online sales, etc...

WITH 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE we also create a wide range of high-quality and unique musical instruments and handicrafts. Our products are handmade with passion for music and respect for our planet, crafted from finely selected wood of the Agave plant (Pita), a true 100% sustainable resource obtained from the desert where we live.
This incomparable material, that could be described as a mixture of bamboo and balsa, is harvested by hand, once the plant has finished its life-cycle and is completely dead. It is fast-growing (approx. 1.5m/week), very light in weight, beautiful, durable, easy to work with, has great educational value, and endless possibilities.

Having a great wood-stock, we are looking for motivated people who can give us a hand in the creation of our products, especially SKILLED WOOD-WORKERS (or people who want to become that) with a certain amount of self-initiative and an advanced desire to grow, learn, share and to explore an inovative and sustainable material.

GET IN TOUCH TO RECIEVE DETAILS OR JOIN ONE OF OUR NEXT ENVIRONMENTAL ARTS EDUCATION CAMPS!!

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 and love,
Timbe

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