Welcome travelers !
We are located just south of Edmonton Alberta on a 80 acre farm and somewhat of a hobby center.
We have Leonberger dogs and we usually have one or two litters a year, and so our morning starts with walking dogs and feeding adults as well as care for puppies if we have any.
Most of the digging is done with the bobcat and other implements to make our work less of a task and more of a form of enjoyment to enjoy the country life.
We do have a garden most every year with a green house that we take pride in to do some of our special items such as tomatoes, cucumbers and different vegetables.
We have a bronze art gallery. In my studio we do mold making, wax casting and also some bronze casting.
Some construction is usually done on the farm with changes in the home to accommodate more comfortable living area for the travelers. Also outdoor landscaping will be on our list of things to design and create.
So as you see we have a wide variety of things to take part in.
Time is made available to travelers to view our surrounding area to see what made our area special as well.
My wife and I are mainly the ones that are mostly involved in the work around our farm. My wife is a ultra sound tech semi retired and works a 1-2 day shift weekly away from home. I have been involved in construction most of my life and have also been involved in the teaching profession in my early years.
We enjoy meeting people and we are happy to spend time with people from other countries to hear about their different styles of living.
If this is something you might enjoy you will find us easy to get along with. Our meals are usually a gathering of everyone at which time we plan the day or share the days activities.
We are contemplating giving a added gift of support for those who come and assist us with the spring work starting in March and through to May.
This will reflects the type of assistance some individuals can offer, ie experience.
We are not a business and we do not sell our farm produce off the acerage.
Look forward to meeting some of you.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
We take time to teach various aspects of farm life and making sure everyone enjoys and understands why we do what we enjoy.
We work as a team, be open-minded about what the day brings. Taking care of animals, gardening, planting trees, doing reno's, etc. There are different learning opportunities for you to participate in.
Our home is roomy with several bathrooms and bedrooms available. Everyone helps with cooking or cleaning in the home. Each person gets their own bedroom.
Morning starts at about 8 am.
If travelers would like to go to the city to enjoy the area transportation an usually be arranged to get to the city.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours, 5 days a week
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