We are a family of 5, 2 Australian shepherds and 2 cats on a 15 acre farm in Central lake country Ontario! We focus on growing organic heirloom non GMO seed and produce. We are working towards finishing a small earthship cabin this summer.
We enjoy culture, art, music, sitting around the camp fire and dancing!
We are a vegetarian household.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Primarily you will have the opportunity to learn a great deal about organic growing and seed preservation/ collection. We have very positive energy and spirit that is happy and full of life and adventure. We love our music and music exchange with other cultures.We have multiple projects on the go that tap into multiple areas of Eco-building, creative landscaping, food preserving, art, and a plethora of other tasks that will enrich helpers experience greatly.
We are looking for help 5 days a week up to 5 hours/day around the farm and with our youngest daughter.
We always have many projects on the go but would like to focus on...
Gardening- Building garden structures, weeding, planting harvesting, preserving, and seed saving.
Earthship- Cobbing, framing, eco-art project
At some point this summer we will be raising the house and pouring a basement.
Log House- Help with finishing touches, frame windows, build deck, chinking, etc.
Childcare- Hiking, swimming, trampoline, take kayaking, art
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
You can contact them directly for more information.
We have two bedrooms available in our log House with shared accommodations. You are welcome to the food we grow in our gardens and welcome to camp anywhere on our 15 acres if you require more space.
We have hiking trails minutes from our farm, live 1 hour from Algonquin provincial park and have many lovely lakes to swim, camp, or spend the day! We also have two kayaks and a canoe you are welcome to use as well as bicycles.
We Live 1.5 hours from our Capital, Ottawa and have some of Ontarios best White Water Rafting near us!
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week