Come and help us on our magical farm in Mountain Maryland, USA


United States

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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We have 47 acre farm in Western Maryland with organic garden, sheep for wool and meat, and a thriving poultry business. Our children are all out of college and we bought this place 3 years ago. Pete teaches in the art department at Frostburg State University. Patsy writes and manages the farm.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Art Projects

  • 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

    Lovely part of the world. We are both artists engages with the political system through engagement and resistance.

  • Help


    General farm maintenance. We're adding a deck and installing a bathroom above the 4 car garage for housing interns and volunteers. also building a high tunnel this spring. Growing veggies and apples. Orchard maintenance (about 20 apple trees).

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Either a room in the five bedroom house, or space above garage--very spacious and clean.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Near Falling Water, Deep Creek Lake and many beautiful parks.
    We are very happy to welcome people from all over the world. For folks that like horseback riding there are horses on the property. Frostburg is a sweet, thriving town with lots of cool people doing food security, anti fracking work and nice new restaurants.

  • 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

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

Host ref number: 933895962621