Help a family with disabilities to maintain a 5 acre homestead in Savannah, GA and improve a tiny farm on a bridgeless Island.
There is a wide choice of help you can provide dependent on the weather, the season, your interests and your skills
I have hired a landscape architect to do a permaculture design for our five acres, and an architect to design our new heated water therapy room. The design phase has ended and there may be construction by the time you arrive. It has been a slow process of transforming my home into something sustainable and self supporting.
My Savannah home has several bedrooms and bathrooms which I may ask you to share with other guests. My tiny farm has tiny buildings with a shared bath, flush toilet, and camp kitchen. There is also one converted travel trailer with a humanure toilet system and an outdoor shower.
I do not host people who use tobacco products of any kind and who consume excessive amounts of alcohol. Absolutely no illegal activity, such as marijuana possession, cell phone use while driving, drinking and driving, and, no porn on my net.
I am early to bed, early to rise, so you will also need to do the same.
It is a rare pet owner who fits in here. It has been done successfully, but it has also been a disaster, with trusted family pets rushing the door to chase my cats, or pulling free of a leash to maul my chickens.
Anytime two strangers interact, there is an opportunity for cultural exchange. Here in Savannah I provide history and culture of the English and Spanish settlement of SE coastal USA, and Georgia's pirate past. I also offer hands on experience in the US efforts to develop sustainable agriculture and living. I will tell you stories of my travels and lives and hope you will do the same. My husband is diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome and has a progressive neurological disorder and hearing loss, so we do things quite differently here. I welcome your questions about how different (and difficult) it is to live in this way.