Come enjoy nature, see the stars, share stories with others and live an amazing Canadian experience on a beautiful 5 acre farm located in Cowichan Valley BC-Vancouver Island.

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  • Description

    Description

    HABLAMOS ESPANOL. WE SPEAK ENGLISH.
    Beautiful 5 acre farm located in Cowichan Valley BC-Vancouver Island.

    Come enjoy nature, see the stars every night by a fire, share stories with other travelers and live an amazing Canadian experience. In here you can learn how to recognized different plants and animals of the forest .You can enjoy playing with our kitten named Chloe. The farm is close to lakes (10 min) , forests and trails (ON SITE), vineyards, pubs and cafes. Its about 5 min from town.We have flowers, herbs and fruit trees. We get some wild animals in summer around such as small kinds of birds, deer, rabbit, black bear, owl, eagle, turkey, duck, small but not poisonous snake, cougar (once a year at night time), hummingbirds, honey bees, lizard, squirrel and colorful butterfly.

    We are a cross cultural Canadian/Argentine couple who communicate in English and Spanish. We both travel coast to coast in Canada and all of North America. We are happy to share our experience with you and give you good stories and advises for your trip in this beautiful country.

    We are looking for people with knowledge on gardening, carpentry, painting and housekeeping to help us with the renovation of the barn, the maintenance of the garden, green house and fields, and with the cleaning of the main house.

    We offer a comfortable shared accommodation, bathroom (shower and hot water), laundry with free soap, free breakfast, free bicycles, board games, yoga mats, Kayak, guitar, books, outside chairs, fire pit (we provide free fire wood), kitchen with refrigerator, fresh water and access to WIFI.
    Volunteers are free to pick the herbs, vegetables and fruits from the farm.
    We provide 5 acre of free land and forest to do yoga until you get petrified like Buddha, and as long as you are not a cannibal, we don't care what you eat!

    Our volunteering is a minimum of 2 weeks and the schedule is:
    The free breakfast and includes:
    Bread , coffee, tea, milk, sugar, jam, peanut butter and cereal.
    Pancakes and maple syrup.
    Pop Corn and marshmallows.
    The kitchen is equipped with spices, cutlery and dishware.

    Volunteering Schedule:
    Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm.
    Sunday and Monday are the free days!!!

    Our suggestion is that you come with a car, but if you are traveling as a backpacker, we offer free bicycles and a weekly ride to town so you can buy your groceries.

    Hope you come visit us!!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Come enjoy nature, see the stars every night by a fire, share stories with other travelers and live an amazing Canadian experience. In here you can learn how to recognized different plants and animals of the forest .We are happy to share our experience with you and give you good stories and advises for your trip in this beautiful country.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for people with knowledge on gardening, carpentry, painting and housekeeping to help us with the renovation of the barn, the maintenance of the garden, green house and fields, and with the cleaning of the main house.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english and spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer a comfortable shared accommodation, bathroom (shower and hot water), laundry with free soap, free breakfast, free bicycles, board games, yoga mats, Kayak, guitar, books, outside chairs, fire pit (we provide free fire wood), kitchen with refrigerator, fresh water and access to WIFI.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The farm is close to lakes, forests, vineyards, pubs and cafes. we offer bicycles, board games, guitar, books, outside chairs and fire pit (we provide fire wood), kitchen with refrigerator and common dining room with access to WIFI.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

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





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