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Come stay in the sunny Okanagan on a 2 acre hobby farm on Coldstream Creek. We have Yurt, studio and a travel trailer for accomodations. We are surrounded by sparkling lakes and mountains with plenty of opportunity to explore nature's playground. We are looking for 1 to 2 travelers with experience in growing food, caring for animals and basic building skills. Equestrians who would like to work with horses would be bonus.
We are raising chickens for eggs,rabbits and painted desert sheep. Couple kitties and a goofball dog.
We have bicycles to use, a canoe and double kayak. Vernon is about 12 km away from our house.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Improve English skills and to learn how to run a small hobby farm. Learn all aspects of growing food and eating what you harvest. Potential to earn some extra money selling fruits and berries at local market. Opportunity to build alternative energy appliances such as a pizza oven and solar oven. Many opportunities for site seeing, hiking, swimming. biking.
Gardening, landscaping, weeding, harvesting and potentially selling fruit , veggies
Building an outdoor kitchen and pizza oven.
Building a solar powered outdoor oven.
Build an outdoor shower
Caring for chickens. Egg layers and growing meat birds. Revising the coop. Make a chickshaw!
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
You can contact them directly for more information.
Groovy 24ft Yurt
19 ft fully contained travel trailer overlooking the creek with great privacy. it sleeps 6 ( better with 1 or 2 people only ) and has a fridge, stove, toilet. Shower
Creekside studio under construction
Swim in all the lakes, fishing, camping, hiking, rail trail, mountain biking, boating wine tours.
We go into town several times a day. We expect participation in the daily chores. You are responsible for making your own breakfast and lunches. Dinners would be made together and communal and shared or made ahead for self serve style. The garden will produce an excellent harvest and the chickens make all the eggs you can eat.
We are laid back and easy going and are respectful of others need for space and privacy.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have a full hook up RV pad
More than two
Maximum 3 hours a day, 4 to 5 days a week