Come stay in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada and help us with our bio-diverse multi-dimensional organic farmstead practicing bio-dynamics and permaculture design.

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  • Description

    Description

    Come stay in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada and help us with our bio-diverse multi-dimensional organic farmstead practicing bio-dynamics and permaculture design.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our farm blends our own cultural heritage of Portuguese and Filipino and we integrate our Canadian pride of diversity. Prince Edward County is Ontario's new travel destination offering art, beach, festivals, wine, craft beer and culinary delights.

  • Help

    Help

    Gardening - Succession planting using no-till, composting method, weeding and pest control by hand, daily watering, harvesting for storage.

    Farming - includes daily chores of feeding our mixed livestock, collecting and sorting eggs from our hens and cleaning and maintenance of animal shelters

    Building- helping with Eco project - expansion of gravity fed irrigation system, improvements to composting station, building wood fired cob oven, laying out site for future geodesic dome, installation of energy generating systems and construction of shipping container micro eco-cabins *️️️️️️ *️️️️️️general building projections as time-sensitive projects will take priority*️️️️️️*️️️️️️

    Cooking/ help in the house - Homecooked meal provided by host everyday and Workawayers can assist in house duties whenever requested.

    We expect 5 hours of help a day, 5 days a week. Schedules will be discussed nightly and helping with food/ house preparation is not included as work.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Portuguese, Spanish, basic French and Tagalog

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Either 2 x singles or 1 couple will be staying in our farmhouse and sleeping on the second floor family quarters. We adhere to no electronic devices in the sleeping quarters (2nd floor) as we believe in resting body and mind.
    Hosts will provide vegetarian and meat friendly meals daily with 99% of product harvested from the farm. Workawayers can assist in preparation and cleaning whenever requested.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our sub community of Black River has an emerging art community, as well as, local businesses serving other produce and meats, cheese and ice cream. Bikes are available to travel to Little Bluffs (locals beach) and wineries. Rides into town can be arranged with the hosts. We attend as many social events as possible and workawayers are welcome to join anytime.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Minimum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

our road side farm stand and food shop sign
our road side food shop
Road side stand and food shop
Lamb being plated at our harvest dinner
table set by guests at our 2nd harvest dinner of the 2017 season




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