Experience Off-Grid Living: Help with Gardening & Enjoy 360° Mountain Views, BC, Canada

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We are a French family that has been living in Canada for four years now, and we are always on the lookout for travelers interested in staying with us for three to four weeks, or even longer. Our household includes two boys, one dog along with plenty of entertaining squirrels! 😂 We are seeking people willing to assist us with gardening, and if you have prior experience, it would be a valuable asset. However, if you don't, that's perfectly fine.

    In addition to gardening, you may be asked to contribute to various household tasks such as feeding and watering the chickens, cleaning the chicken coop, tending to the dogs, performing cleaning duties, chopping and stacking wood, assisting with landscaping, cooking, and of course, more gardening.

    As our children are homeschooled, comfort with kids is essential since they will always be around, eager to ask a multitude of questions. If you happen to speak a language other than French or English and would like to share it with them, that would be a delightful bonus.

    Typically, we welcome Workawayers for two to four weeks initially, with the possibility of extending their stay depending on how things progress.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We traveled around the world three years ago and visited over 30 different countries the lasts years , so we enjoy sharing our experiences with other travelers. My husband is a big fan of delicious French cuisine and is always happy to share cooking tips and, of course, a meal!

    Our kids love learning new languages, and they are fluent in English and French while also currently learning Spanish. Augustin is particularly interested in learning Japanese (so he can understand One Piece without subtitles), and Pierre is more interested in German and Spanish. If you're willing to share your native language with them, they would be thrilled to learn from you!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    The main task will be to help us to set up our garden and greenhouse and get ready for next winter, so here the task than can be asked :
    - weeding the garden,
    - cut and stack some wood,
    - harvesting ,
    - canning ,

    There can be as well home chores :
    - cleaning
    - feed the chicken
    - clean the chickencoop

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    My kids want to learn Spanish, German and Japanese

  • Accommodation


    We are very easygoing, so we are flexible with hours: you can work more someday to have someday off and visit the area under the arrangement.
    We have two guest bedrooms in a basement. Both can welcome couples. Both will share the same bathroom.
    If you own a van or a camper ourselves, you are welcome to leave your camper here.

    For people travelling in motorhomes, we always have room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In Golden, you are close to the skiing resort and not too far of the national park like Banff and Jasper.

    We are living in the Blaeberry so 25 minutes north of Golden. There is not public transportation, having your own car is a bonus for you to be mobile or independent if you want to do some tourism

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    -starlink 24h/d

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    25 hours a week

Host ref number: 822546668278

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