Help us with simple chores around our hobby farm in Quebec, Canada

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Canada

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    28/09/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a young family with 2 boys. We own a little farm with a lot a different animals, but our main herd is dorper sheep. When we were 20 years old we went on a trip around Europe and decided to try workaway and this is how it all started. We worked on a sheep farm and loved it so much we decided we needed one. Here we are 6 years later owning our very own sheep farm to which we added many other animals. We also have chickens, rabbits, dogs, ducks, geese, alpacas and 2 little cow.We have a lot of work since we both have a full time job and since we just started this huge project. We wanted a simple life for our children (a lot of work but stil simple in our eyes) You are very welcome to be part of this journey. We speak both english and french and would be more than happy to be able to travel through your stories.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We could teach you french or english
    We will take you everywhere (when not working) we had that chance with our host; he took us to great places that we wouldn't have visited without him.
    You will learn about farming, construction and maybe find your next passion

  • Help

    Help

    Helping Take care of the animals twice a day
    Helping in the house; cleaning and cooking
    Babysitting if need be. (They have 2 grand mother that always want to have them)
    Helping outside with the garden, the barn
    Fixing what need to be fix (Fence)
    This summer we would like to paint the barn
    Teaching us about your culture and making us travel through your stories

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We can offer a room in the basement that was just finished by some workers. When we have more worker we have another room in the house. We would share the bathroom and the kitchen. We offer a good and unlimited wifi to contact your family and watch netflix. We always have coffee, milk bread meat and veggies. We would do groceries together for you to like what you eat and have a little something for snacks.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are a bit far from public transport but I can take you to the metro or bus in the morning if you're up early. From there you can go anywhere; Montreal is beautiful and offers a lot a great activities. But montreal is not the only beautiful city you can visit. It always depend on the season but you can can Ski in the winter approximately 25-35 minutes from our farm. In summer, there is a lot of activities; hicking, cycling, skydiving and a lot of great festivals to enjoy. You can go shopping not too far from our place.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

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