Visit our family hobby farm and explore nature's playground on Coldstream Creek, BC Canada



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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

  • Description


    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.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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.

  • Help


    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!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    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

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a full hook up RV pad

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 4 to 5 days a week

Host ref number: 288971719712