Volunteer on our Haskap berries Orchard in Upper Branch, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi, my name is David, and I am a new farmer, working hard to make my dream a reality!! I have started a Haskap Orchard, and am three years in, and still pre-revenue so looking for volunteers to help get me to my first commercial harvest this coming season!! Opportunity to come and stay starting in April 2018!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    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

    Amazing opportunity to learn about farming haskap using organic practices (Not certified) and experience living on an off grid farm! There are also bees on the property so much to learn about this amazing little creature that supports us all!!

  • Help

    Help

    Looking for support on a Haskap Orchard. Orchard maintenance from weeding to preparing for the harvest to harvesting the haskap berry. Also looking to build a greenhouse, and create the veggie and herb gardens for the season.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Off Grid farmhouse in a shared bedroom with other volunteers. There is also an opportunity to tent if preferred.
    There is a kitchen with gas range and gas fridge for all to use, and during the harvest season, many fresh veggies from the garden.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Explore 180 acres of property from forest to fields to a small wetland. Bridgewater is nearby along with many other local attractions, beaches and communities!

  • 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: 385863198929