Come and help on our organic farm in British Columbia (Canada)

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  • Description

    Description

    We have been farming organically for over 35 years.We grow a variety of vegetables, fruit ,and hay. We are growing food, bringing in the hay, watering, feeding the horses, general maintenance, etc. We are 5 min from Okanagan Lake for swimming , Peachland is our nearest town, also 5 min away, close to hiking trails . The closest big city is Kelowna, which is 25 min away. We have a trailer for short term stays,and a cabin for a long term arrangement. We are currently seeking an assistant farm manager for next season, and/ or a caretaker for the winter, which includes free rent and some pay. Email for more info. We eat vegetarian in the house, but meat can be cooked on barbecue at the trailer. No drugs or alcohol consumed during work hours. Please get in touch if you are interested, thanks , Jessica and Joe

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Organic farming, English, maintaining a farm, cooking skills, art, swimming, involvement with local culture.

  • Help

    Help

    growing food ( weeding, planting, hoeing, transplanting, harvesting ), feeding horses, general maintenance ( building, repairing, ), cooking, bringing in the hay, watering around the farm, having fun !

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Short term stay in a trailer with water and electricity. Has bathroom and shower. Long term might stay in cabin.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We ask for 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week. There is bus service to Kelowna. We can give rides sometimes. There is lots of nature to see, wineries, cities, farmers markets, etc

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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




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