Help with our organic vegetable garden in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada



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  • Description


    We have a huge kitchen garden on a beautiful farm in Prince Edward County in eastern Ontario. We also raise grass fed organic Black Angus cows. We also grow several heritage organic grains on the many hectares of land leading back to the hardwood bush. In the springtime, we make Maple syrup in our wood fired evaporator. We have a lovely friendly farm house and a rustic cabin right on the shore of the Bay of Quinte. The farm is well taken care of, but we need lots of help planting, maintaining and harvesting our bountiful vegetable garden.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    Volunteers will live and stay on our beautiful farm in a lovely little cabin on the water. They will learn about organic vegetable gardening and preparing and eating straight from the earth. There is a cool and refreshing pond where we all swim after our gardening. We have a very large and loving family who come and go, and join in on the gardening and feasting throughout the summer.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Although we would prefer volunteers who have a experience in growing a vegetable garden, we are very happy to train people in the help required, as long as they interested and committed to making the garden a success. This means lots of weeding and harvesting, and eating a lot of delicious fresh organic vegetables.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The cabin on the water has a queen size bed and a fold out couch. It has a simple bathroom and kitchen, and access to the Bay of Quinte for boating, fishing and taking in the sunset on the dock.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our farm is located in Prince Edward County - one of the most vibrant and exciting rural communities outside of Toronto. The food and wine scene is very popular, and there are opportunities for bike trips to local wineries and beaches.

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    A little more information

    • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 321885589725