Join us on our Ranch for an ultimate experience in the Yukon

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Our Ranch is a 300 acre operation located on the banks of the Pelly River. The Farm is 30 miles from the nearest community and 200 miles from the nearest city centre of Whitehorse, Yukon and 100% off grid, run by solar energy in the main house - so power conservation is a must. We are a family owned farm since 1954, currently operated by Dale and Sue, producing as mainstay all natural beef. We are a self sustained operation growing and feeding only our own feed. We also produce a small market garden and potatoes.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Staying here provides a great opportunity see that beautiful part of the world, to slow down to the rhythm of the remotely located farm and to enjoy some peace and quiet while contributing to food sustainability in the North.

  • Help

    Help

    We're looking for help during the summer for lots of different jobs like fencing, planting crop, gardening, animal care and harvesting. Building skills are more than welcome since there's always something to fix or construct. During harvesting time you might get the chance to run all kinds of farming equipment. The hours of help per day always depend on the season and the projects that we work on. In exchange for your help we provide accommodation and all meals. We also like to make sure that you got some time off to explore this wonderful part of the country.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Our volunteers are staying with the family in the main house or in another cabin. Rooms might need to be shared with other volunteers, depending on availability. There's lots of space for camping, too.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your time off you can go hiking and explore the backcountry. We provide kayaks and a canoe for those who wanna paddle the Pelly River. There's also the chance to go on some boat or skidoo rides with Dale. The heritage site Fort Selkirk is very close by and can be visited in the summer as well as in the winter.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours / day, 5 days / week

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