We are a family farm in California's Central Valley. We are located a few miles north of the community of Hanford. Here in California's Central Valley it is the bread basket of the world. everything from almonds to zucchini is produced in the fertile region. On our farm we grow walnuts, almonds, pistachios, wheat, and corn. On the homestead there is various fruit trees and a vegetable garden. depending on the time of year we have farm animals as well. currently developing gourmet mushroom farming to incorporate to the business.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We live in the hub of California. (3 hours from San Francisco and the LA metro, 2 hours to Yosemite and the sierras, and 2 hours to the ocean and wine country. The train is available for travel anywhere along the coast and within the centrally valley region. It is very scenic here in California, and the hanford area is an agricultural landmine.
We have a large home with a pool. We have everything you can desire in the center of town. shopping, theaters and concert venues all nearby.
We speak a minimal of Spanish, but want to continue to improve.
We are seeking individuals that are capable of assisting with the some of the work around the farm and with the care and maintenance of the house and yard.
We have a separate room within the house for individuals or couples. there is a/c within the house and hot showers.
There is plenty of land to camp as well if you prefer.
food for breakfast will be provided. lunch and dinner will be prepared together most days during the week. cooking and cleaning duties will be interchanged. On the weekends you will for the most part be on your own unless we are all staying on the ranch.
During your time off on the weekends you can explore the nearby California wonders of the central coast or the redwoods of the sierras.
Amtrak is the main public bus and train in the area that will get you around California or beyond. there is no public transportation to the farmstead yet there is usually always Ubers that will be available or we can pick you up if needed.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week