Cottage in exchange for work trade in La Selva, CA (Santa Cruz County) available July 1st.
Come help us with maintaining our organic garden, avocado nursery, and orchard in exchange for living in our sunny, well insulated garden cottage: small living room with wood stove, bedroom with double bed, good sized kitchen, internet access, outhouse sawdust toilet, and greenhouse shower for sunny days, bathroom in main house for foggy days. Price: 10 hours of work per week in our organic garden and heirloom apple orchard. Utilities are included except for cooking propane. Looking for a friendly, independent, quiet, conscientious, self motivated person committed to thriving in a low impact lifestyle. We are not willing to consider pets. We would consider a couple, although the space is small, about 325 square feet. . .
La Selva is located on the coast between Santa Cruz and Watsonville. Santa Cruz is a 20 minute drive or one hour bike ride north of us.
The work varies from month to month but includes potting plants, weeding, mulching, turning compost, watering, etc.
You should have some experience with gardening.
Contact us at email@example.com and tell us why you think you would be a good fit.