We have diverse projects underway in our community of 50 households, temple, goshala, farms and school. Our greater community includes neighboring farms and aboriginal settlements. Some projects that need your help:
There are opportunities to perform seva for Go Mata in a number of ways such as building barns, installing fencing, clearing land for pastures, purchasing winter hay, contributing to vet care, cleaning, milking, worshiping, and training. The salient point is that the cow is a sacred animal and that anything we do for her will benefit us and our families, both now and in the future. The ox are being trained on a yoke to pull a cart and farm instruments.
Vedic Eco Village
There is work for dedicated builders with a pioneer spirit. People are needed to build living infrastructure and expand farming. This is a unique opportunity to learn aspects of Vedic culture. Daily hands-on Natural Building, Permaculture Farming, Building shelters, Cows and Ox care & Natural Fibers for Clothing. We are clearing the forest and building roads in the colony. Everywhere we are landscaping, fencing and planting gardens around the Eco Village. We are milling thinned trees and using them for lumber to build.
Help needed in spring, summer and fall at the community garden where crops for self-sufficiency are being cultivated. Crops include:
- Roots: potato, carrots and beet
- Fruits: trees and berries
- Squash and Legumes
- Greens, Brassicals (Cabbage, broccoli, etc)
- Grains, Corn, Zucchini and more
Join us for Sunday Feast on a weekly basis from 5:30pm to 8pm. With delicious multi-course vegetarian meals, music and spiritual discussion (and occasionally, dance and drama), guests can experience the world of bhakti, devotion to Krishna. Temple holds 5:30am morning programs.
Ashram in the Woods
The purpose is to give interested individuals the opportunity to experience the serene living in a Krishna conscious ashram, country style. Participants take part in spiritual practice in the mornings and evenings accompanied by different engagements on the farm and in the Saranagati Village.
Yoga off Grid
Yoga Off Grid exists to provide you with the opportunity for true well being through spiritual practice and natural living. Inspired by India’s glorious yoga and bhakti culture, our community is dedicated to the path of loving service. We offer Work Exchange Retreat. We have hosted over 30 work exchange guests.
Bhumi Farm is an 'off-the-grid' farm working towards self-sufficiency and sustainability as taught by our guru, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. He taught this culture of "simple living and high thinking" as a natural expression of the spiritual practice of Bhakti Yoga.
Blue Earth Forest Farm
Blue Earth Forest Farm is an off-grid forest farm. We use Permaculture and EcoForestry principles and welcome Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) from the local First Nations. We are regenerating and restoring the forest understory, edges and meadows to preserve top-soil integrity, maximize moisture holding capacity, and increase the fungal matrix while growing foods, medicines and building materials.