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Ryan McCoshum
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We have 40 wooded acers in ne WA. state (kettle falls) were turning into a permaculture homestead. We're installing terraces, swells, hoogel beds, ponds, rotationall grazing paddocks, market gardens, and a barn over the next year.
We already have several livestock animals on the property and plan to begin breading this year as well.
This is going to be alot of work! And we need help. So we're offering a work trade deal, where you can trade a couple hours of work per day in exchange for RV space. If you live localy and just want to learn while working we can trade labor for food raised here on the property (We also have a small RV here you can ues, and small buildings like yurts or geodesic domes can also be set up) We need help and will take a straight labor trade deal, but this also an awesome free learning opportunity for anyone interested in permaculture, homesteading, offgrid power systems, or animal husbandry. So people with intrest in learning these kinds of things will be given priority.
There's way to many tasks that need doing to list here but here are some examples of the work we need done. Surveying, running fence, planting, tree grafting, animal care, building, canning, slaughtering, butchering, cooking, shopping, research, marketing, and many many more. As you can see there's a wide variety of work that could be done. We're not expecting anyone to do all of that, you can pick and choose what you want to do. There's something for everyone from labor intensive to computer work.
About the property, we're very secluded and off grid, we have power and water systems on site and you can choose to be close to main house and tie into those systems or be farther out on the property and set up your own infrastructure. The property is bordered on 2 sides by national forest and offers great hunting and awesome views of the Columbia River. We're at 2300 ft of elevation and we get all 4 seasons including 2ft of snow in the winter. There is 6 mi of dirt roads to get to the property and a 4wd vehicle is highly recommended. Please text for more information 50nine67five7281, messager, and posting here work as well.
Thanks for reading and happy homesteading
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Hoogle bed under construction
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Our birds
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Our Ipp pigs
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Our goats
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Arial of maim house
 
jim dee
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Hey Ryan,

How's it going on your stead? any new updates?
Prepping for winter i'm sure.

any luck with volunteers?
 
jim hughes
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cool to see! I'm over in onion creek. I'm not into helping, I have plenty to do myself lol. Ima be trying the hoogel beds next year as well. I have a walapini* style green house to build first so we'll see. Hope you guys do well over there! nice to see a local.
 
Tierney Lister
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Hi! My name is Tierney Lister. I’m from Orlando, Florida. I’m very interested in learning all of the skills you’ve mentioned and everything that goes along with it! When do you need workers to start? I will be spending the holidays with my family in Florida but have no plans for the new year. This is exactly what I want to put my energy into. Please email me at tierneylister@gmail.com hope to hear from you and good luck!
 
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