Native of Los Angeles, relocated to Hawaii seven years ago.
Live and let live mentality. Evironmentally active. Vegetarian, organic gardener, massage therapist, published photographer, sports enthusiast.. Traveling is educational! We offer permaculture workshops and hands on training.
Pay or Volunteer at a Backpackers Organic Gmo-free Nursery in Hawaii on the Big Island
We are a new backpackers organic, sustainable garden sanctuary nursery specializing in organic, non GMO food and herbs which are ideal for the planet. We use no chemicals and recycle everything within reason.
We have a cabin available for rent which is rustic yet clean, quiet, and a progressive and current work in progress. Additionally, we have 2 campsites available for volunteers or renters. There is a bathtub and outdoor solar shower in the gardens. We do not tolerate drugs, smoking, laziness unscrupulous behavior or excuses. We are hands on and prefer to work with experienced folks that don't have a sense of entitlement.
Licensed massage therapy, organic meals, positive interaction are a few of the amenities which we offer. There is a small gift boutique offering crafts from local artists.
We are located 30 miles from the hilo airport (on the big island). Public transportation is available within 6 blocks from our facility, there is a postal service, gas stations, hardware stores computer rental and grocery stores and eateries all within 2 miles of our location.
Our gardens have passionfruit, avocado, grapefruit and peach trees which are fruit bearing now. We have greens galore to eat on a regular basis, yet we are not wasteful.
We are 20 minutes from surfing beaches, 30 minutes to Volcano National Park and 2 miles from natural warm ponds
WiFi is available, tobacco prohibited no pets allowed.
Opportunities for Work Trade;
Help with Eco project,
We are off the grid but have internet access and utilize both a generator and solar panels.
We utilize water catchment system with filtration. Public transportation and swimming pool is 12 minutes walking distance.
We require an airline itinerary one week prior to your arrival, this can be emailed.