Farmstay and building projects in Inverness, Québec, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    We have done volunteering to help other people build their offgrid houses in BC (canada). we lived wonderful adventures there, and It helped us a lot to clarify our dreams. We work on a Coop farm in Inverness and we need wonderful souls to continue living adventures with us this year as well, so lots of diverse projects, gardening and learning to do! We are a growing community with diverse interests that want to regenerate soil and grow tress, while gardening the old fashion way.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Jardinage
    Construction
    Baby-sitting / garde d’enfant
    Cuisine / courses
    Aide à la ferme
    Eco-volontariat
    Aide avec les animaux
    Projet artistique

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Gaining experience in the concepts of developping sustainable vegetable production, while growing the soil quality. (living soil) Spending time with people of various background and experiences. (If you want to learn french, it's good!)

    We are Bilingual (french - english, and some spanish...) and like to share good time with new people. We are in no hurry.and we garanty that tou will have time time to apréciate the moment during your stay. You will have free time in nature and liberty to create your own artisitic project if the opportunity is there.
    There are interesting cultural activities (festivals) and sites around, and you can enjoy leasure time camping, biking or going to a museum.
    I am quite a handyman and i like to interact and learn with people .

  • Help

    Help

    This year we need to produce more and better for selling in the area and we wish to continue to implement orchards, and every basic living utilities needed in a offgrid setting. There is a lot of fruit picking to do in July, and many small building projects all summer.
    In the regular tasks, we have chicken to take care of, gardening and picking fruits, planting posts and see to watering ours crops.
    The life on the farm will pamper you with many fruits in the beautiful surroundings of the appalachian hills, and if you choose to come in the fall, you will apreciate the colors of the mountains during our garlic planting season.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    French, english (un poquito espanol)

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a house for guests in the village, and we have some vegan cooking skills, you are free to help and share your favorite recipes. Many commodities available : Internet, phone, a laundry machine, a grocery store.
    With our currant amenties, it is possible to have a camping stay, a home stay or a mix of both.

    We can provide for you : bicycle, full camping gear, transportation to nearby activities and many possibilities of learning new skills!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are interesting cultural activities and sites around, like biking or going to a museum, but mostly you will enjoy leasure time in the surrounding nature. Some festivals in the area during summer and many "on the farm" parties with campfire!
    We are a young Coop farm being developped, we wish to grow our own food and sell beautiful products from our land. We are currently building autonomy and learning to work efficiently toghter. We believe in sustainability and in a human scale agriculture, permaculture and living soils.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week





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