Chance to Help Build a Retreat Centre, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia, Canada

Work Exchange

Salary: n/a

Job Type: Full time

Posted: December 30, 2019

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Nova Scotia Dreaming.

Rare opportunity to live by the ocean in nature.

The location:

Are you a creative builder interested in using reclaimed materials?  Do you want to build structures with your mark on it?  Do you love to garden and be in nature?
We are building a retreat centre on the ocean in Nova Scotia and are at the very starting point. We will be developing a stimulating variety of settings: from an oceanfront of private coves, cobbled beaches and waterfalls - to an old-growth beech forest. The work will be creative and diverse building cabins, gardens, hot tubs, lookout towers and trails. Each structure will be individually designed to align with the natural environment, whether situated on a cliff to take advantage of the ocean view or nestled in a wilderness sanctuary. In addition to the wilderness and field cabins, there will be a gypsy-style caravan, as well as luxury shelters and walled tents. There is also an old farmhouse that we are restoring. In addition to building, the gardening and landscaping are central to our project with large vegetable gardens, herbal fields, ponds and an earth-sheltered greenhouse.  We will be harvesting maple syrup in the spring and fruits from our orchard in the fall and honey from our hives. There will be chickens, goats and maybe donkeys. All this needs to be planned and developed and the plants need to be loved.

The opportunity :
Come be part of this new creation. We are looking for people with the right energy who want to be part of something beautiful. Singles, couples or a family are welcome.