Learn about ranch life in in the North Thompson Valley in British Columbia, Canada




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    Looking for help now and into the summer. We've had all our lambs and goat kids for the year so it's just making sure they get out eating the grass now everyday. There are a couple of goat babies to bottle feed now and some prep work in the hay fields.
    Our ranch is in the North Thompson Valley in British Columbia where we raise fibre producing sheep, angora goats and alpacas. We have Great Pyrenees dogs to guard our sheep and border collies to move the livestock around. We are 45 minutes north of Kamloops, the same distance to Sun Peaks and a half hour to Wells Grey Park.
    Daily ranch chores, herd health, caring for livestock and farm dogs, processing wool, carpentry, house chores, help in the kitchen and any special projects going on at the time...always lots to learn!
    Look forward to hearing from you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    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
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn how to care for livestock on a daily basis and special care for newborn animals. Tractor driving, haying skills, wool processing and other projects depending on time of year.

  • Help


    Looking for help at the moment with livestock care, farm chores, herd health and care of farm dogs. Always ongoing projects like carpentry or help in the house depending upon a persons skill set and the time of year.. If you are interested in learning new skills you can find that here at our Ranch.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    4 bedroom house, all meals provided

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The North Thompson is in a beautiful valley and our Ranch borders the North Thompson River. Sun Peaks ski resort is an hour away and Wells Gray Park is close by as well. .

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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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • 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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