Brunham Farm in the beautiful Bulkley Valley



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  • Description


    We live on a small family farm in Northwestern BC. We grow for ourselves, our friends and family and any surplus for our Produce Stand. We share our knowledge with others by volunteering with our farmers' market to host Local Food Days at our elementary schools, teach garden lesson plans with another local food movement group and mentor our children's classmates in their school gardens. We believe that it is important to learn about and have a connection to local food particularly from a young age and strive to do our part to share what we know and have yet to learn.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    As outlined in the section below, Smithers is a fantastic place to visit. We enjoy travel and sharing stories about our adventures. For some help around our farm and home we would be more than willing to host visitors to our great community.

  • Help


    We are looking for help with our small family farm and home. Our children attend a french immersion school so practice with french language would also be welcome.

    Our Farm plans for this summer:
    Continue raising bees, pigs, chickens, turkeys and sheep
    Grow flowers, produce and herbs for the Farmers' Market and our Produce stand
    Fence maintenance and cross fencing for sheep pasture
    Pasture maintenance
    Building maintenance and construction
    Build outdoor kitchen
    House renovations

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Room in house

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our farm is located 5 min away from Smithers, BC a beautiful northern town in Wet'suwet'en territory with so much to see and do. We have bicycles and make trips to town daily. The ski hill is a 45 min drive and there is a Mountain bus. Seymour Lake, Lake Kathlyn and Tyhee Lake are all within 15 min. There are lots of great places to hike that are within 5 min. Smithers has lots of Arts and Culture, including the Midsummer Music Festival, Fall Fair, Farmers' Market, theatre and musical performances etc. There is a recreation complex, two golf courses and lots of hiking, mountain biking, fishing and hunting opportunities.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week, may include Saturday mornings at the Farmers' Market

Host ref number: 214388994227