Come and join this community which is a wonderful mix of farmers and artists in Toronto, Canada



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    We are an artistic family who lives in Toronto and has a small farm 2 hours East of the city near Warkworth, Ontario.

    The farm is where the workaway will take place. Once a working dairy farm, the buildings on the property are slowly being turned into art studios. The first is a letterpress printing studio in the old milk room. A painting studio has been roughed in to the grain shed.

    There are lots of projects to work on, from ripping out the existing kitchen in the farmhouse to cleaning old wood and farm machinery from barns. There are less strenuous projects, too—tree trimming, lawn mowing, various gardening.

    The farm is situated in a picturesque area of rural Ontario. The closest town in Warkworth which despite its small size, has a vibrant arts community, horseback riding, camping and more.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof

  • Projekte mit Kindern

    Projekte mit Kindern

    Dieses Projekt schließt möglicherweise den Umgang mit Kindern ein. Mehr Informationen findest du in unseren Verhaltensregeln und Tipps hier.

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    The property is a fine example of 1920-1930s Ontario rural property. The community is a wonderful mix of farmers and artists. There is a rodeo in the fall where you can experience the traditions of the area, farmers markets for fresh produce and a studio tour for the local art scene. For the right candidate, the access to a print studio with a 1920s C&P platen press with cases of lead type might be a dream come true. Even for someone new to printmaking, this could be an opportunity to see how books were made a century ago!

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    We are looking for anyone with an interest in stone / masonry work, general renovation (minor plumbing, minor electrical, framing, drywall, etc.) or just carrying bundles of junk out of barns! An interest in the arts would be a bonus. Especially printmaking or drawing and painting.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend
    Französisch: Fließend

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    The farmhouse has three bedrooms which each include a bed, dresser and window. It is a little rough around the edges but comfortable. The house is warm and dry and for this reason, we share the house with mice. So any allergies to mice or dust might be an issue. There is a bathroom with shower and a large kitchen which needs to be renovated. Meals would be provided and special dietary restrictions can be accommodated. I.e. Vegan, gluten-free, paleo, allergies, etc. One of us would be at the farm with the "workawayers". There may be an opportunity for "workawayers" to stay at the farm alone for a weekend if interested. While a car would make exploring the area easier, we could pick up at a local train station and drives into town as scheduling permits.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    Warkworth, the closest village, is 5 kms away. This is about an hour walk in nice weather. Most travel would require a car or bicycle. The road is gravel but we see road bikes touring past occasionally. This would be an ideal spot for someone looking to disconnect from city living and technology in general. There is no telephone or internet at the farm. We use our cell phone for calling and data. The library in Warkworth has 24 hr wireless internet if needed.
    We like to work hard when necessary and relax and enjoy the amazing scenery (when there is no moon you can see billions of stars!) as often as possible. We appreciate others who feel the same.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal


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

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 916581968147