We can create mini projects that can go out to the community and help to engage folk in the Farmhouse project. Such as presentations, slide shows, skill sharing, gardening, DIY and labour exchange. Workshops on basic domestic maintenance of day to day things can sometimes be a more effective way of communicating and piquing interest.
|Carpenters well understand the appreciation extended because they can hang a shelf on the wall without it falling down. These are empowering skills particularly to the unemployed who sometimes have to sit around the house because they have no experience in doing these kind of things. Also enjoying these activities with the rest of the family is a way of focusing the family unit and increasing a sense of usefulness when money and work are short