Come experience the Hobby-farm lifestyle in the Shuswap

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Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    Me and my husband are 60+ in years but much younger at heart, especially when we are in the company of ambitious people from all over the world. Our own two "kids", aged 28 and 32, also live in BC. They come visit the farm whenever they can.

    Come join us on our 40 acre hobby farm, 10 minutes from town and lakes. We are situated halfway between Vancouver and Calgary and have a Greyhound bus-stop in town. From May to October, our farm is a meeting place for many travelers from all over the world. Family, friends, B&B guests and volunteers all enjoy good times around the bonfire here - surrounded by wilderness and nature.

    We have been hosting people from all over for many years and really enjoy sharing our hobby farm life and experiences with others! See you soon!
    Your Hosts,
    Vreny and Ruedi

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists

  • Help

    Help

    We always need help of some kind from spring to fall; come and lend us a hand with our farm animals (sheep, llama, chickens, birds, dogs, cat) and ongoing seasonal projects such as landscaping, home improvements, cutting firewood or working in our big organic garden.

    We also have a lot of fruit trees and berries, which means harvesting, canning and preparing our own food for winter storage. And everyone likes our homemade European-style bread and home cooked seasonal meals, which adds to the feeling of being here!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Swiss-German, German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Volunteers will have their own living space either in a 5th-wheel, or a camper on the farm.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our farm is situated 10 minutes from the town of Sicamous. Sicamous is located between the beautiful Shuswap Lake and Mara Lake. There are lots of things to do, such as relaxing on the beach, swimming, house-boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, biking, and golfing.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours per day



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