Welcome to the Kaluna Village
We are co-creating a village nestled in the rolling foothills of the Southern Blue Ridge; a place where people of all ages, infants to elders, work, play, cry, eat and sing together. Kaluna is a young teaching village home to a growing number of enterprises Yonah Earthskills, Harvest Table Farm, and Whitestone Forest Farm, with room for more. Please come visit us and check out how you can Participate, or find us at a local farmers market!
Journeyman Positions Here
Come Work, Live, and Play with us for a year or more! This is a chance for a couple or two individuals to deepen their experiences in farming and permaculture. If you are inspired by our vision and home, this could be a pathway to rooting yourself into an exciting and growing learning and healing campus.
Work Traders Wanted
In the spring, summer, and fall seasons we are offering work trade opportunities for people looking to lend a hand and learn a thing or two. You will be helping on the farm and in the woods, and living in the primitive camp. For more info . .
Raising the Council House
Our Council House is a round wooden yurt! This is a multi-function space that will house Ben and Meghan's small family for a couple of years, and will be a space to circle up for workshops and meetings. We imagine using this space for body movement, dancing, sitting in council, and for other learning events.
We are asking our community to help us, and you have! Biggest thanks and gratitude to all who have pitched in made this dream a reality! We are almost there. A special thanks to Rick Williams for all of your energy and effort.
Gifted Log Cabins
In September, Kaluna was gifted 4 log cabins. We worked hard to beat the baby, and land them. They are stacked, and awaiting workshops for their erection.
2015 Kaluna calendar
March 21-22 Spring Equinox Planting and Fertility Ceremony
May 2 Animal Spirit Dance
May 8-10 Wildflower Pilgrimage with Snowbear Taylor more info
June 19-21 Summer Solstice Celebration
July 23-26 Girls Rites of Passage Experience
September 18-20 Harvest Festival
Cedar is growing fast - We love him so!
Project Elder's House
We are adding an addition to our bathhouse for one of our Elders, Red Turtle. We are choosing this site at this time, because it can easily take care of some of the needs Turtle has for his health. We are asking for your support by donating some of the below supplies, or money to buy materials. It is our goal to give homes to several of our Elders, so we can help care for their needs as they get older; and so we can learn from their wisdom, skills, and stories.
Material Wish List
4 - Floor support beams 4"X6"X12'
20 - Floor joist and bands 2"x8"x12'
8 - Floor Decking3/4 T&G
4 - Wall bottom plate 2"X4"X12'
54 - Studs 2"X4"X8'
8 - Wall top plate 2"X4"X16'
11 - Wall sheathing7/16" OSB
Wall Tyvek wrap
32 - Rafters2"X6"X14'
2 - Ridge2X8X12 WW
20 - Roof decking7/16" OSB