The Cottage and Farm is a family run farm dedicated to sustaining the practice of agriculture on the sea islands of South Carolina and offering opportunities to learn about and participate in these traditions.
In addition to year-round growing of organic and heirloom varieties of vegetables, the farm grows culinary, medicinal and scent herbs, specialty salad greens, citrus, heritage turkeys, chickens, quail, rabbits, sheep and fleece, farm raised, fresh tilapia (in development) and black soldier fly larva (seasonal).
Veterans encouraged to apply.
DIY and building projects
Help with Eco Projects
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We enjoy sharing the skills and opportunities of a homestead lifestyle. There is much to learn for those who demonstrate interest.
We are a small homestead offering opportunities with our sheep, chickens, quail, rabbits and ducks along with tending gardens and fields and working on numerous small construction, landscape and irrigation projects.
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We have two bedrooms with a number of beds. We share mealtimes with everyone taking turns cooking. If you cook you don't clean. If you don't cook, you clean.
We are in a historic area with lots to do, including visiting nearby beaches during time off.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We do have decent wifi and people are on their own between noon and 5:30 pm and again after evening chores and dinner. We have hosted many people who work online.
More than two
Maximum 5 hours a day per person, 5 days
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