Weekend Ranch Experience 

 Welcome to where the clouds are born! Since we receive a lot of requests we have decided to open the Organic Art Ranch to weekend volunteers during the beautiful months of June and July. We welcome people who want to see how the Organic Art Ranch works, who don’t mind doing work outside and getting their hands dirty, who happily help us with our homesteading chores, try some gardening, enjoy the silence of nature, go hiking, and live with us for a couple of days. Be in nature, learn from us, try a different lifestyle, breath in the fresh mountain air.

Program

Friday evening
Arrivals, welcoming, showing you around

Campfire, singing, good food and drinks

Exchanging ideas and stories
Saturday
8.00 communal breakfast ( fresh cowmilk, cereal, homemade jams, toast)

9:30 -12.30 Working on one of our projects
13.00 – 14.00 Communal outdoor lunch ( if it’s sunny)
15.00 – 18.00 Continuing the project or trying another project
20.00- communal dinner
Evening and night – music, campfire, stargazing

Sunday
11.00- farmer’s brunch

Free activities ( going for a walk, discovering the forest, hiking, visiting the waterfall, lying in the grass, playing games, resting in the hammock etc.)

There is a bus that leaves from Rachitele to Cluj at 3 pm.

Work could include working on our ecological construction projects, gardening, chores around the house. You will experience what it means to live closer to nature, a more simple lifestyle, and explore the beautiful mountain village and surrounding wilderness at the foot of the Apuseni mountains.
Activities may include: digging, cob work, ecological insulation work, ecological plumbing work, working with straw, carrying materials, landscaping, weeding, harvesting, working in the greenhouse, transplanting, watering, cutting branches, chopping wood, organizing materials, cleaning, getting water, helping the neighbors.

Available dates:

September 11-13 and 18-20
October dates will be posted soon

In order to participate in the Weekend Ranch Experience you MUST arrive Friday evening or Saturday morning by 9 a.m.We will provide some food, but please bring food to share. We will cook together using the ingredients for a yummy lunch and supper.Please, no canned food. You can bring along for instance: seasonal vegetables, home cooked food, rice, pasta, potatoes, cornmeal, homemade preserves. Think Local, Seasonal, think Nature!

Sleeping: shared sleeping space, please bring your own sleeping bag and mat.

Bring: warm clothing, raincoats, waterproof boots, gloves, flashlight
 

If you would like to join call us at +40 (742) 479 427 or send a message to info@organicartranch.org. Limited spaces.

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