Roles

Seeking dedicated builders with a pioneer spirit.  Choose as many roles as you can fulfill.

Wood Worker

  • timber frame with local logs
  • cabinetry, lofts, furniture
  • tiny homes, kitchens, bath huts

Cob and Plasterer

  • earth, clay, straw & dung collection
  • cob structures and utilities
  • mass heater benches
  • plastering cob & wood

Cook

  • breakfast & lunch offerings
  • participate in harvest
  • preserving & infusing
  • design and build kitchens

Farmer & Orchardist

  • fruit and nut tree care
  • maintaining gardens & greenhouse
  • berry picking
  • tree grafting

Forest Steward

  • tree thinning and branching
  • cutting logs for saw mill
  • making water batteries in forest
  • fire wood management

Saw Miller

  • operating band saw
  • producing building materials
  • sharpening blades
  • drying and storage

Marketing and Media

  • Thursday market and Vedic Fun days
  • sankirtan and prashad/book distribution
  • Webpage, videos, news & interviews

General

  • animal care
  • building X fences
  • foodscaping, clearing land & forest
  • helping with diverse projects
  • wildcrafting, foraging

Varna

  • brahmanas: teachers and pujari
  • kshatriyas: engaging workers, intake, protection and village administration
  • vaishyas: farmers, cow protectors, merchants and trade
  • shudras: artisans and workers

 

Every worker receives:

  • a place to live (if needed)
  • food, mostly locally grown organic veggies
  • utilities: water, wood, internet
  • budget for work materials and expenses

 

Living @ Vedic Eco Village

We cultivate an environment of love, peace, truth, honesty, ahimsa, self-sufficiency, permaculture and cow protection

Living Standards

  • Respect for all people and faiths
  • Minimal screen time, devices, etc.
  • Minimal plastics. We’re each responsible for the garbage we bring in and generate.
  • No smoking, alcohol or drug use.
  • No outdoor fires from June to October.
  • No gas-powered tools or generators

Eating Standards

  • Ahimsa preparation.  no meat, fish, eggs, commercial dairy, mushroom, garlic, onions or junk food
  • Harvesting starts at 10. Ask cooks what they need.
  • Food prep starts at 11.  Ask cooks how you can help.
  • Cooks are focused preparing on food offering, so please let them do their devotional work
  • Cleaning dishes, floor and table is appreciated
  • Donations of fresh organic produce, ghee, gur is appreciated.  Please no processed food, no junk food.
  • Honoring of prasad without Prajalpa (Idle speech about mundane news, politics and events)

Equal Energy Exchange: Work Trade System

  • We provide accommodations, daily vegetarian meals, clean spring water, solar showers, internet and power
  • In exchange for 10 hours of work a week or about 2 hours/day  (less if you are living in our own RV/camper/tent)
  • No money is exchanged - this helps to maintain good friendships!

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