It makes me so happy when I find that there are people out there doing great things in a world marked by cynicism and greed.
It makes all the difference!
From Backdoor jobs: Sustainable Living & Farming Jobs:
In a world focused on technology and getting ahead at all costs, it might be time to look at life in a different way and focus on what’s really important….It’s for those who want to transform their world into something completely different—learning to become more self-reliant, connecting with the earth… and leading a more balanced and harmonious lifestyle… Find your place on the planet and dig in. Backdoor jobs will give you the tools to do just that.
Some examples of the opportunities one can find on the site:
Connecting children, youth and the community to the earth and instilling a sense of responsibility for their environment, Hidden Villa is a nonprofit educational organization that uses its organic farm, wilderness, and community to teach and provide opportunities to learn about the environment and social justice. Stretching across 1,600 acres in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains….
Working with acres of organic gardens and farm animals… teaching children about the wonders of our natural environment… dishing up garden fresh, family-style meals… enjoying beautiful swimming holes of the wild and scenic Eel River… got you interested?
Explore the employment opportunities with Emandal—A Farm on a River: a unique place that not only provides a learning environment, but a chance to do something constructive while pondering life’s options…
As a 4th generation farm transitioning back to sustainable methods, Olden Produce grows over 50 different varieties of vegetables, and maintains a fruit orchard, 16 bee hives and over 400 free ranged chickens for eggs. Produce is offered through a 200-member CSA, at farmer’s markets, wholesale to restaurants, and onsite farm sales. New for summer 2013 is a local food market and artisan incubator kitchen! Interns will have the opportunity to get involved in everything that it takes to run a successful small farm business, including harvesting, greenhouse production, open field production…
So find your place on the planet and dig in!