Come join us at our ranch in Barrow Bay Ontario, Canada



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    The ranch is a smaller hobby farm in Barrow Bay Ontario. We have horses and cows and and large garden. And mostly just alot of small odd jobs that need done. We are looking for anyone Any age that thinks they can help us out. Im currently 5 1/2 months pregnant and due in August an my boyfriend is recovering from an accident. We are looking for longer term helpers. Minimum 1 week stay, but 2 months is better we require help from the end of april till November.
    Mostly vegetarian and whole foods diet. we do eat some meat and processed food).

  • 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

  • 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

    You will get to see one of the most beautiful places Canada has to offer, swim is some cool places. Hike a famous trail. Be part of our knit community. And will spend much of your time outside, often a certain shift happens in us when we are in nature. Both work and play take place out side here. Even some of our meals out side. We will be forever thankful to those of you who choose to help us out. This is an opportunity you don't want to miss. So many us have forgotten what is like to work the land. Time to get back to your roots

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    we are Looking for hard working, self starting, people who are good listeners. You will be required to run a chain saw, weed wacker, build fences, garden, need to be able to lift 25 lbs. Experience in these areas is considered a great assest as well as an ability to run a tractor. Experience in construction an asset. Experience with animals an asset, you must be calm around horses (we have 6) and around cattle (50 head) and other animals. None are inside. Also volunteers are required to help with daily chores and general maintence. Our volunteers work a single 5 hour shift 7am-12pm and 1-pm-6pm 5 days a week.

    depending on the amount of volunteers or style of work occasionally a later shift may be Required.

    May occasionally need to help with cooking and cleaning.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Bunk style in house shared bathroom with other work away'ers as well as the people who rent from us. And an eat in style kitchen. If your a couple ask about accomadation for you.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    When your not working explore the beautiful bruce peninsula. The 4th top tourist destination in Canada is only 30 minutes away! Tobermory has much to offer, scuba diving for ship wrecks or stay dry with a glass bottom boat tour. Many your shops and restaurants. Lots of great beaches and hiking. Our property edges up on a creek, and is a 5 minute walk to little lake or the beautiful bruce trail and a 15 minute bike ride to town, beach, diner, cofee shop, ice cream, and famous cliff side where rock climbers from around the world come.

    Side note: work boots and gloves required as well as safety glasses. -please bring them
    You can purchase all these items close by after arrival if nesscary.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 926149799114