Help out with our farm & horses in stunning surroundings in the heart of Saint John River Valley, New Brunswick , Canada



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    We are looking for interested Workawayers for 2016 to help out around our large property in stunning surroundings in the heart of Saint John River Valley, New Brunswick , Canada

    We would like to welcome you to Roach Farm in Grand Falls . The farm is located in ancient Appalachian Mountain , above the beautiful Saint John River.

    On the 100 acre farm we have horses and forge crops. We have a garden, in which we try to grow most of the vegetables and herbs that our family requires. We also have a road construction heavy equipment operation which we are preparing for sale.

    We are the 6th generation originally from Ireland (with Irish & French ancestors), Barb is bilingual

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Elderly Companionship
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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
  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    There are always projects on the go! From fencing and gardening to woodworking, construction, making firewood and maintaining the horses, there is never a dull moment. If joining our family and working with us appeals to you, we invite you to come stay on our farm.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    In the family home we have a separate bedroom available . Wireless internet / Non smoking

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    All outdoor activities are available at the farm , sleigh riding , hiking , horse back riding , wildlife photography , as the setting is between the river valley and the Appalachian mountains, exploring the countryside is a wonderful experience especially in the fall with the breathe taking colorful forest. Spring time host 's the annual sugar maple tree harvest and the fall the best potatoes to be found are harvested in this area.
    Grand fall is a 10 minute drive and has shopping, entertainment, restaurants, clubs and a museum We are 5 minutes from the American border.

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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: 476214435772