Organic secluded farm with orchards, chickens, horses, sheep, gardens on a tidal inlet on popular Salt Spring Island, B.C., Canada



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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.

 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    please note, during this time the farm will be offering a different situation - only 10 hours per week instead of 25, , plus $10. per day per person, workawayers need to provide their own food There will be an average of 6 helpers at any time. Places to stay include a 2 bdm. cottage, a barn loft, side cabin, seaside room, cherry tree room, and vintage trailer.

    This is a sanctuary that strives to give people an intimate experience with nature, birdlife, horses, dogs, and farm sustenance. Looking for helpers who truly honor mother earth, and want to help keep the farm beautiful, plant, harvest and trim, and enjoy the gifts the island has to offer. Recently this year helpers built me a chicken coop, it's beautiful, and a lovely sheep fence and shelter. I am looking for carpenters who can operate tools including chainsaws, handy at plumbing is a bonus, but also it's important to honour organic food~ The eagles above are active every day. The farm is also looking for experienced horse trainers/riders. But also anyone who chooses to buy organic food is welcome!~

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    having a beautiful place to live and connect to the land, learning about organic farming and self sustainability, canoeing, connecting with other workaways, the horses, chickens, sheep, cats, dog, and bnb guests - it's a truly special island to experience.

  • Help


    Right now there is planting, pruning, harvesting, watering, soil making, horse work, general tidying., and building a tiny house. It's a beautiful setting, so it's enjoyable. A helper is always encouraged to be happy and choose what suits them best. Please come if you can build things or have other useful skills!~
    Horse training would be an amazing help, but anyone with horse experience is fine,
    or anyone with a nack for details and creating beauty.

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  • Accommodation


    A room in the farmhouse with access to the whole living space, shared by other workaways, or a room in the cottage, cabin, barn loft, or trailer.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    the summer is particularly busy, lots of harvesting fruit and berries, maintaining fencing, watering, . There are canoes here, bicycles, paddleboard, hikes & beaches nearby, village is close too, so lots to do and explore. The island is full of hills so it's more effort to get around. The seaside deck is very cool on the warm summer days, there are also many large trees and forests surrounding the farm to keep it's integrity intact. Sunsets are the best! The winter brings us indoors more, but we learn to face the elements every day, and plan accordingly. Your help is always greatly appreciated!~

  • 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

    2 hours a day, 5 days a week,

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Host ref number: 888152169888