Peaceful seaside sustainable farming and wilderness immersion on Northern Vancouver Island, Canada

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  • Última actividad: 13 jun 2024



 Estancia mínima:  Al menos 2 semanas



  • Descripción


    We are an active family who loves travel, now homesteading a diverse small holdings not-for-profit farm in a remote quaint seaside village on Northern Vancouver Island. We are grateful for the peaceful and scenic little seaside farm we call home and love to share that experience.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos artísticos
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    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

    We are a family of travellers, we love learning about others homes and experiences and sharing our adventures with visitors in our unique beautiful corner of the world. We are developing gardens and green house where we practice composting, vermiculture, hugalkulture, rotational grazing, micro orcharding, berry orcharding and various types of food preservation. We have bees, chickens, dogs and cats. We do our best to adhere to organic farming principles with plenty permaculture reference but are not certified. We also forage for wild foods like mushrooms and berries from the surrounding rain forest. Fishing, crabbing and shell fish harvesting is also directly off our front lawn. We do our best to feed ourselves from the food we have produced or foraged locally and preserved.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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

  • Ayuda


    Our "To Do List" is long and diverse. It is a long, labour intensive process of homesteading 3 hectares of land. The farm is run as a not-for-profit demonstration farm. We host a number of local public and First Nation school tours on the farm to teach local children the importance of food security and food sustainability. This is a very enriching experience, as most of these children have never had exposure to food production or animal husbandry. This is rewarding for us to have our hard work and labour of love be a classroom for so many. We sure appreciate any help in pursuit of this objective.

    There is a portion of our garden used to support a developing Community Supported Agriculture program. This brings in a small income to help off-set the greater total operating costs. You will not be asked nor expected to work in this section. With that said, there is garden and animal husbandry chores, i.e. planting, weeding, composting, harvesting, fencing and food preservation in support our own family and visitors food security, if that is an interest.

    Additionally there is firewood gathering, wild foraging, vehicle maintenance, construction, general clean-up and maintenance work, etc. We can make use of most any skill brought to farm and home and love sharing our knowledge with others to develop new skills. We are constantly exploring new ideas and love to hear from others their ideas and knowledge.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Francés: Principiante

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  • Alojamiento


    Accommodation is individual camping caravans, old but clean with a beautiful view onto the water. Workaways have a dedicated composting toilet, there is shared shower facilities for the moment but upgrades are in the immediate future. You are provided breakfast fixings for the caravan, lunch and dinners are traditionally eaten together in the family house, but there is flexiblity there.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    We are in a remote small community and may not be a good fit for an urban-centric individual. This is a small farm and as such there are tasks which some people may consider "icky" (mucking out barns, compost management, etc). When the weather is nice it is stunning but we do live in a temperate rain forest, rain gear can sometimes be your friend. If wildlife viewing from your window, nature hikes, fresh and salt water fishing, remote surf beach exploration, wild craft foraging to name a few, interest you - we could be a great fit! We have canoes, kayaks and SUP's to play on right out our front door. Artistically minded folks have access to a pottery wheel, wood working tools, etc located in a large old shop on the property. There is a number of local museums in the area and a number of First Nation communities where cultural exchanges are possible.

    May 2024 there is a new bus service connecting the north island (us) to the major urban centres of the south island. There is public bus service connecting our town to Port Hardy and Port McNeill. We are in close proximity to the ferry servicing the central and north coast of BC as well as the northern gulf islands ferry. Accessing our remote community can be difficult as the bus service to north island is not a daily service, but we frequently travel to Campbell River or Courtenay and some times rides can be arranged.

  • 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

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    We do have decent cell service if you are with the right cell service provider. There is wifi available from the caravans

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    There are a couple of spots on property to park camper vans. We also have a large shop with a decent array of tools if your van requires some maintenance or upgrades.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

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

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 959453189883

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