Love to meet new people on our family farm in Lumby, BC, Canada

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    20/01/2022

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  • Medallas

    Super Host
 
  2022 

 Estancia mínima:  Al menos una semana

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    One of us is a carpenter and the other a retired biologist. Two grown children not living at home but may be home for short stays. We have 2 border collies that work on the farm so you must like dogs. This is a small family farm on 26 acres. We enjoy meeting and working with helpers from different countries and we try to make your stay work for both of us. Although we are not vegetarians or other specialty diets we have no problem hosting one. One family member is gluten free. No perfumes or scents please as one member of the family has a sensitivity.
    One family member speaks German but ability to communicate in basic English a must for the safety of the animals. We appreciate if you are able to work with us and independently if needed. Also must be a non smoker.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Mantenimiento general

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Care and feeding of farm animals, some lambing skills depending on the season.
    Potentially carpentry skills depending on projects
    Some skills relating to dogs herding sheep
    Prepping garden food and preserves
    Improvement of English language skills
    Local ecology and species
    What it takes to band a hummingbird ( dependent on whether banding sessions are scheduled during stay)

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We are generally welcoming help after Feb-July and then again in the fall, however, please inquire as we will consider stays outside that period. Lambs are usually born in February .

    Seasonally we welcome assistance with with fencing, firewood cutting, the garden, harrowing, feeding livestock, building and building maintenance and general farm labour. No experience necessary have a willing attitude and be comfortable around animals. Someone with Carpentry skills is always helpful.

    This year (2021) so far we have not been taking helpers due to Covid 19 . One person is high risk but we are all fully vaccinated. We expect that any help applying be fully vaccinated for covid-19 with a WHO approved or Canadian approved vaccine . We are also currently doing construction of a suite for permanent farm help and expect construction to be finished this fall. We will still likely be hosting some help seasonally during heavy workloads. We will keep everyone posted.

    We are located on a small farm 4 km north of Lumby and 30 minutes east of Vernon BC, with sheep, laying chickens, hay and sometimes meat birds. We also have some older horses and a large organic garden.

    We have lots of birds and generally very few biting flies or mosquitoes . We are also a hummingbird banding station every 2 weeks from late April until the beginning of August.

    The house is also under a bit of renovation. Experience with tools an asset but not required. Prefer to have 1-4 week stay or longer, but at certain times of the year may consider a shorter stay so please check with us if you are interested in a shorter stay. We just ask that if you commit to coming to stay at our place that you arrive and keep us posted of any changes.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Alemán: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    A basement room in the house with a queen sized bed and access to the main floor bathroom and shower. Meals are provided and it is expected that workawayers will help with food prep and /or cleanup and keep their spaces clean. Special diets can be accommodated in most cases, but workawayers will need to provide details of their diet requirements and work this out with the host prior to their stay.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    We are located next to crown land so you can hike out from our place. We are located in a very scenic area that offers fishing, mtn. biking,hiking, paragliding, tubing, canoeing, swimming, snowshoeing in the winter and small town hospitality. We are also within bus access of the Okanagan Valley and both downhill and Nordic skiing is close if you have a car.We also head up a few times a week to Nordic ski so you can join us.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week depending on seasonal workload

Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (5.0)











Número de referencia de anfitrión: 179584893393