Come help us on our family farm in the heart of Slocan Valley. Winlaw, British Columbia, Canada

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Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    If you want to experience a slice of heaven on earth, we might be right for you. We are a 10 acre farm in Winlaw, BC. This is the heart of the Slocan Valley! Life here is special. We raise sheep and poultry as well as a large garden. This year we are raising food as well as medical cannabis . Currently I'm working on becoming a licensed cultivator with Health Canada. Daily work will vary from day to day according to the seasons. We have a small cabin, converted school bus and camping spots to stay in. Food will be provided if you’re working 4-5 hours a day . Most times will need to do your own cooking and clean up, however we enjoy shared meals sometimes as well.
    We understand the need for balance between work and recreation, so we offer an alternative.We are asking for only 2 hours a day in exchange for accommodation and utilities only. You will need to have enough monetary funds to supply your own personal needs . We allow Helper`s to help for 2 hrs per day or two 7-hour days if they like and have 5 free days for exploring the Kootenays .Please bring appropriate clothing and foot wear as well as a good head light or flashlight .World class outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, fishing, rock climbing, and mountain biking are all close by.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are involved in local First Nations community and NAC members. We have sweat lodges regularly as well as other ceremonies A Cree great grandmother (kookum ) is a member of our household. She is happy to share her cultural knowledge with travellers who stay with us and help us.

  • Help

    Help

    Farm and garden help. We are always busy . In the winter things slow down a bit. That gives us a chance to enjoy the snow and get ready for 2020! Cooking skills are always appreciated. Carpentry skills are awesome. I have been slowly rebuilding a small house over the last 10 years. There’s still drywall to hang, a bathroom to tile the floor etc.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Small cabin,School bus renovated for accomadations, camping (wall tent with woodstove)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Area is an outdoor enthusiasts dream come true. Every day I am amazed at how much amazing thing there are to do here. If you love nature and the outdoors, This is paradise! If you’re interested in helping First Nations and learning about the culture, you will have plenty of opportunities. We are very active within our local community

  • 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

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


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