Pachamanka

pachamanka - Nance Klehm 50 acres of wooded and open field conservation land with natural systems agriculture component in the driftless area of NW Illinois. Focus is on wild foods and medicinals from woodlands and prairie, agroforestry, and seed production for national seed bank. Chickens, honeybees and native Bobwhite quail being raised. Prairie and woodland restoration.

WWOOFers should be in physically fit and positive in attitude. Skill with power tools a plus. Two week – one month stays for 1-2 individuals in simple indoor accommodations with electricity and internet. Spanish and English spoken. Vegetarian lunch provided every day. Several bicycles available for use. Jane Adams Nature Trail and bike path 200 yards away. 12 miles to Monroe or Freeport, 45 miles to Madison or Rockford. Abundant natural areas nearby.