Organic goat farm near Sherbrooke, Canada

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  • Last activity: 27/01/2023

Availability

  2023 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    Come live with us on our small organic/biodynamic farm!
    Our estate is located in the countryside on a dead end road by the side of a river. We produce cheese with the milk of our goats. We also have chickens, pigs, bees and horses, large vegetable gardens for our consumption and we will install a large orchard in the spring of 2023.
    We are a dynamic group of eight people who like to welcome friends and volunteers. We live in a communal way and share our meals together. We like to make music, board games and organize various cultural events on the farm.



    Venez vivre avec nous dans notre petite ferme biologique/biodynamique!
    Notre domaine se situe à la campagne sur un chemin sans issu au bord d'une rivière. Nous produisons du fromage avec le lait de nos chèvres. Nous avons aussi des poules, des cochons, des abeilles et des chevaux, de grands jardins de légumes pour notre consommation et nous installerons un grand verger au printemps 2023.
    Nous sommes un groupe dynamique de huit personne qui aimons accueillir amis et volontaire Nous vivons d'une façon communautaire et partageons nos repas ensemble. Nous aimons faire de la musique, des jeux de société et organiser divers évènements culturels à la ferme.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • 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

    With us you can learn a lot if you want to: taking care of animals the "organic" way, milking goats by hand and milking machine, making sourdough bread, making co-fermentations, installing and maintaining a garden of self-sufficiency... You will also have the opportunity to experience an atmosphere of community life in a happy, friendly French-speaking family and to taste organic and local cuisine.

    Chez-nous vous pourrez apprendre beaucoup si vous le voulez: prendre soin des animaux de la façon "Bio", traite des chèvres à la main et à la trayeuse, fabrication du pain au levain, fabrication de laco-fermentations et entretenir un jardin d'auto-suffisance. Vous aurez aussi l'occasion d'expérimenter une vie communautaire dans une joyeuse famille francophone.

  • Help

    Help

    We welcome help taking care of the animals, maintaining the gardens, landscaping, maintaining the buildings, cooking and working in the cheese dairy.

    Nous avons besoins d'aide pour prendre soins des animaux, entretenir les jardins, aménager le terrain, entretenir les bâtiments, cuisiner et travailler à la fromagerie.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private room or a tent.

    Internet connection LIMITED, pets (3 cats), NON-smoker.

    Chambre privée ou tente.

    Connexion Internet LIMITÉE, animaux de compagnie (3 chats), NON-fumeur.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    From the farm you can cycle and explore the surrounding countryside; if you want to visit the nearby villages or go to the lake you will either hitchhike or join your trip to one of ours!

    Depuis la ferme vous pouvez partir à vélo et explorer la campagne environnante; si vous avez envie de visiter les villages voisins ou d'aller au lac il vous faudra soit faire de l'auto-stop ou de joindre votre déplacement à l'un des nôtres!

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 993969958422

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