Join our eco-minded community and help on our small hobby farm, Denman Island, BC, Canada

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Canada

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    Last activity

    15/07/2019

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a small 3 acre hobby farm, mainly vegetables, fruit, chickens and rabbits plus 2 dogs and 2 cats. 5 minutes from the beach with ocean and mountain views all round. Located on Denman Island BC a vibrant eco-minded community of about 1200, including many artists and potters and a rich music and entertainment calendar. Mike is a retired architect, Selinda a retired language teacher, interpreter and high-end clothing store owner. We are non-vegetarian/omnivorous and passionate about food.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Animal care
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are immigrants from England and Portugal, resident in BC since 1982. We love to engage in cultural exchanges with our helpers learning and teaching about today's issues in each of our countries and in the World at large.

  • Help

    Help

    Mainly garden maintenance and harvesting in season, including use of chainsaws and other power tools. House maintenance including use of ladders. Potentially construction of a new greenhouse and footbridge over a creek. Potential for electrical systems maintenance and help with computer issues.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, portuguese and french

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Large private bedroom with small en-suite bathroom attached to the main house, including a kitchen sink, fridge and microwave, but with no cooking facilities. 3 meals a day eaten together with the hosts.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have bikes and kayaks that helpers can use in their free time. We are 90 minutes drive from the ski slopes of Mount Washington. There are many great walking trails (beach and forest) on Denman and nearby Hornby Island.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week


Host ref number: 399174122316