Family homestead offering opportunities in regenerative and sustainable agriculture in South Carolina, USA


United States

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    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.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    We enjoy sharing the skills and opportunities of a homestead lifestyle. There is much to learn for those who demonstrate interest.

  • Help


    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.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    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.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in a historic area with lots to do, including visiting nearby beaches during time off.

  • 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

    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.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day per person, 5 days

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Host ref number: 919889492399