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gary calery
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I have a farm in KY that could use a little help. Good oportunity for a starting family or single to establish themselves in a rural area. Gardens, orchards, cattle, chickens, greenhouse.
 
                        
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Hey Gary,

Welcome to the boards (not that I'm a representative )! Where are you located? I'm working on my dad's land about 8 miles south of Columbia, which is on the Cumberland Pkwy 50 miles east of Bowling Green. I'm glad to see another KY farmer on here! I thought you might be interested in listing your farm on these websites as well:

attra.org - they have an educational apprenticeship directory
helpx.net - straight work-exchanges, this could be a great site for you
wwoof.org - more informal volunteer work-exchanges, like helpx.net

I wish you good luck!

-Greg
 
Dmitry Markov
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Hi Gary.
Would you have a list of rules/conditions that govern this labor exchange? Is one expected to run the whole operation or is it more like 20/40/etc hrs/wk?

Also, where is this place located? (approx).

Thanks!
 
Alexandra Budz
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Hi my name is Alexandra Budz,

I am a recent graduate of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. I have always loved gardening , and my family tries to use organic produce, meats, etc. and I have become very interest, in doing more. I don't not really have a great deal of experience with permacullture farming, but have done a great deal of research and I would love to learn more.

If you have any opportunities please let me know,

Thank you in advance for your time
 
gary calery
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Alesandra, A PM has been sent.
 
gary calery
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We are still looking for help in our private, quiet rural community.
 
Xavier Sun
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Hi Gary,

I am a single 27 year old male travelling with a 22 year old male and 19 year old female. We are headed to a farm in northern Tennessee and we would like to have another farm to work for after a few weeks in TN, could we stop by your land and help you out for a couple of days/weeks?, we'll stay at max two weeks if you'll have us. We can camp outside, we have all of our own gear and we are hard working able bodies. We would work in exchange for meals. If you could use some temporary help, please let us know. My email is PJFXS@aol.com Thanks! Hope to hear from you.
 
Dana Bradford
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Hi Gary,

Are you still looking for help on your farm. I am interested but I do have 2 children ages 15 & 12 that would be coming with me. They are both hard workers and want to learn more about sustainable living. If you are still looking and the children won't be a problem just let me know and we can talk further. Thanks for your consideration.
 
steven Shelton
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Gary is a good guy and skilled farmer if you can understand his big vocabulary. Whomever he helps should consider him/herself anything but unlucky.
 
Maggie Collins
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Is this opportunity still available?
 
gary calery
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Maggie, I sent you a PM.
 
Shawn McNulty
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Hi Gary, are you still looking for help?
 
Curtis Hutchinson
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Location: From NV exiled in IL looking to return to NV
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I'm currently in So. Illinois. I'll be heading west in the spring, early summer. I'm 48 healthy guy. Where are you, west I hope.
 
Lauren Chastain
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Hello Gary, I'm a native willdcat that has done some traveling, and is ready to come home. My Wife and I are currently caretaking 100 acres in Northern MI, but the owner wants more for the land than we are willing to take on in debt. I have a few questions... I guess mainly is the oppurtunity still available for one. Also what part of the state? We don't need much just the chance to do what we love, and be closer to our families. Please contact us at your convienience lauren.chastain@gmail.com
 
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