Help at our family farm in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, Canada

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Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    My wife and I farm in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, Canada.We have farmed for 35 plus years and have have 3 grown children. We run a small grain operation and a larger cow calf operation. We take a holistic approach in our farming practices and conservation is very important to us.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Participants will gain knowledge in holistic management, animal husbandry, maintaining of crops grown in a sustainable matter, organic gardening, operating farm equipment (ATVs), etc.

  • Help

    Help

    Help would involve:
    moving cattle from paddock to paddock
    seeding grain land
    putting up hay
    maintaining electric fences
    gardening
    yard care
    carpentry work

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Bedrooms are located upstairs with a separate 2 piece bathroom facility. Kitchen is shared and participants help in small household duties. Also camper is available if one wishes to use.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located between the Riding Mountain National Park and Duck Mountain Provincial Park. There is an abundance of fishing, boating, water skiing, camping, local country fairs, and farmers markets. Twenty miles away is the larger community of Dauphin with an annual music festivals such as: Countryfest, Ukrainian Festival. Dauphin also has a larger shopping centre and numerous grocery stores and shops.


    We will provide a vehicle that they can use locally to visit the sites and friends that they will make.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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




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