Enjoy Rural Life in the Champlain Valley, USA

  • United States
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  • Last activity: 24 Sep 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Come stay on our 80 acre homestead in the fertile Champlain Valley.

    We believe living off of the land can provide not only a good life, but the best life as we feed the soil that feeds us. Our main goals currently are small building renovations, building a pavilion and planting fruit and nut trees to provide a riparian buffer for our streams.

    Want to help us out?

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn all about self-sufficiency, growing your own food, baking breads with freshly milled flours and cooking all with local ingredients on our homestead. Plus practice English, teach me your language and get to explore all that the Adirondack Coast has to offer in hiking, biking, canoeing and fishing. Best of all, you get to eat amazing local, organic fresh foods!

  • Help


    Our projects for this year:
    - planting trees and plants for wildlife and pollinators
    - small projects and barn renovations
    - building a pavilion

    Help in the garden is always appreciated too!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    Interested in learning Spanish, French, and Italian.

  • Accommodation


    We have a camper and camping is available. Outdoor hot water shower and composting toilets.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Workawayers are encouraged to explore the Champlain Valley during their stay at the farm. There is a lot to do in the immediate area and we have plenty of info on hand to help you enjoy your time with us.

    For example, take a visit to Ausable Chasm and explore the towns both North and South of us along Lake Champlain. Also you can make a short trip via car or ferry to Burlington, Vermont.

    A 40 minute drive West takes you into the Keene for hiking in the High Peaks. 20 minutes more takes you into Lake Placid which is full of cool restaurants and shops on a vibrant main street.

    10 minutes further West brings you to Saranac Lake that is full of lakes and rivers if you like canoeing, kayaking and fishing. If you enjoy the outdoors, there are lots of fun place to explore.

    Basically our area in the Adirondacks offers something for everyone that is not too far away to enjoy in a day trip or an extended stay.

    Having a car is good but if you don't we can make arrangements to drop you off and pick you up using some of the bus routes available.

    We are only a short drive from the Amtrak train station in Westport, NY.

    Please let us know how long you wish to stay when you contact us through WorkAway.


  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have fiber internet that is very fast.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We can host camper vans and smaller motorhomes. We can run electric but do not have dumping stations for waste.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Yes, but please all pets must be leashed and under supervision at all times. We have numerous livestock here that need to be respected.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 312224666464

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