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Permaculture Trainees Wanted

Project: Balmeggberg

Posted by Anton Küchler over 11 years ago

For our permaculture community in Switzerland we are looking for permaculture interns willing to help out for a month or more...

The Balmeggberg is a community of three families in the Emmental in Switzerland. We cultivate 3ha land and 3ha forest, situated on a steep slope. We work according to the principles of permaculture.

During spring, summer and fall we look for interested permaculture trainees willing to join our community for at least a month or even longer, to help us with everydays work in the garden, house or with the animals. The long period of stay allows us to pass on more responsibility to our helpers, as they grow accustomed to work and life up here.

We produce vegetable, herbs, potatoes, meat, mushrooms and firewood for the self-supply of our community. During summer we host seminars on permaculture, yoga and creative work in four yurts around the house.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact us on [email protected]. You can find more impressions on our website www.balmeggberg.ch (in german, but with many photos:)


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